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Quarter of all deaths in England and Wales in 2003 were caused by cancer

Quarter of all deaths in England and Wales in 2003 were caused by cancer

Start today of human tests for a preventive vaccine against the respiratory disease SARS

Start today of human tests for a preventive vaccine against the respiratory disease SARS

FDA approves Topigen's investigational New Drug Application for new inhalation drug to treat asthma

FDA approves Topigen's investigational New Drug Application for new inhalation drug to treat asthma

Scientists have determined the crystal structure of a protein kinase C (PKC) isozyme

Scientists have determined the crystal structure of a protein kinase C (PKC) isozyme

Parainfluenza virus found in Hong Kong patients

Parainfluenza virus found in Hong Kong patients

BMA Cymru Wales to petition parliament to ban smoking in public places unless Wales goes smoke free within 10 months

BMA Cymru Wales to petition parliament to ban smoking in public places unless Wales goes smoke free within 10 months

Nanogen announces clinical diagnostic to simultaneously detect multiple respiratory viruses

Nanogen announces clinical diagnostic to simultaneously detect multiple respiratory viruses

The human cost of passive smoking

The human cost of passive smoking

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

Asthma research company Synairgen to float on London's Alternative Investment Market

MedImmune progresses development of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Parainfluenza Virus Type-3 vaccines

MedImmune progresses development of Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Parainfluenza Virus Type-3 vaccines

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has today confirmed a further case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health has today confirmed a further case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin

Pneumonia could be treatable by the oral antibiotic amoxicillin rather than injectable penicillin

PA Consulting sells drug delivery venture, Meridica, to Pfizer

PA Consulting sells drug delivery venture, Meridica, to Pfizer

Potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria

Potential new way to control drug-resistant bacteria

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

BMA Cymru Wales to launch no smoking campaign

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues

Growing up in polluted towns and cities increases risk of lung health issues