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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

Researchers keep milk free of contaminants

Researchers keep milk free of contaminants

Air conditioning coil reduces over all sickness by 20%

Air conditioning coil reduces over all sickness by 20%

Scientists have discovered a protein that could be the key to finding a cure for asthma

Scientists have discovered a protein that could be the key to finding a cure for asthma

Exposure to simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Exposure to simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Suctioning babies to prevent a potentially fatal respiratory disease is probably ineffective

Suctioning babies to prevent a potentially fatal respiratory disease is probably ineffective

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

24-year long asthma study is answering doctors' questions about asthma and its causes

New remote home care monitoring system

New remote home care monitoring system

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

62 percent of frequent antihistamine users did not test positive for allergies

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

A single dose of a test vaccine sprayed into the nose protects monkeys against the SARS virus

SARS siRNA studied further to help many respiratory diseases including lung cancer

SARS siRNA studied further to help many respiratory diseases including lung cancer

Significance of the discovery of anthrax toxin genes in a naturally occurring microbe other than Bacillus anthracis

Significance of the discovery of anthrax toxin genes in a naturally occurring microbe other than Bacillus anthracis

U.S.$2.8 to study a virus associated with respiratory infections

U.S.$2.8 to study a virus associated with respiratory infections

Tobacco-related illnesses costs Ilinois $6.7 billion annually

Tobacco-related illnesses costs Ilinois $6.7 billion annually

Health Canada to tackle human health impacts of air pollution

Health Canada to tackle human health impacts of air pollution