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Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in determining the susceptibility to asthma

Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in determining the susceptibility to asthma

Northern Ireland is leading the way with a strategy aimed at reducing the impact of respiratory disease

Northern Ireland is leading the way with a strategy aimed at reducing the impact of respiratory disease

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults

Booster vaccine that includes protection against pertussis shows promise

Booster vaccine that includes protection against pertussis shows promise

Mystery respiratory disease sweeping through greyhound population

Mystery respiratory disease sweeping through greyhound population

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Canada spends more on stem cell research

Canada spends more on stem cell research

Being a couch potatoe may run in family

Being a couch potatoe may run in family

Its not just the Americans - Europeans are getting fat too!

Its not just the Americans - Europeans are getting fat too!

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) entered into force today

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) entered into force today

Proof that vaccinating children against influenza in the hope of reducing disease spread is inconclusive

Proof that vaccinating children against influenza in the hope of reducing disease spread is inconclusive

Passive smoking increases likelihood of lung cancer in children later in life

Passive smoking increases likelihood of lung cancer in children later in life

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus

Newly discovered virus, New Haven coronavirus

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Soy may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Patient education on aerosol therapy key to effective asthma control

Patient education on aerosol therapy key to effective asthma control

Novel treatment promises to be an effective cure for tuberculosis

Novel treatment promises to be an effective cure for tuberculosis

Diagnosis of tuberculosis in young children can be confirmed by a straightforward sputum test

Diagnosis of tuberculosis in young children can be confirmed by a straightforward sputum test

First program to apply RNA interference (RNAi) technology to asthma

First program to apply RNA interference (RNAi) technology to asthma

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