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For overweight and obese individuals, the incidence of asthma increases by 50 percent

For overweight and obese individuals, the incidence of asthma increases by 50 percent

New way of making artificial lungs more efficient

New way of making artificial lungs more efficient

Tuberculosis on the rise in the UK

Tuberculosis on the rise in the UK

CDC releases safety data on rotavirus vaccine RotaTeq

CDC releases safety data on rotavirus vaccine RotaTeq

Exercise moderates risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in smokers

Exercise moderates risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in smokers

FDA approval for new cattle antibiotic will cause controversy

FDA approval for new cattle antibiotic will cause controversy

Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda

Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda

Fighting influenza with 40,000 blood samples

Fighting influenza with 40,000 blood samples

Horse genome sequence assembled

Horse genome sequence assembled

Health effects of passive somking studied in first-of-a-kind clinical study

Health effects of passive somking studied in first-of-a-kind clinical study

Living near a freeway effects lung development in children

Living near a freeway effects lung development in children

Race to accelerate tuberculosis drug development

Race to accelerate tuberculosis drug development

Chronic cough and phlegm means greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic cough and phlegm means greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Poor memory and slow reactions linked to heart attacks

Poor memory and slow reactions linked to heart attacks

Chinese bird flu expert will head the WHO

Chinese bird flu expert will head the WHO

Anxiety disorders linked to thyroid disease, respiratory disease, arthritis and migraine headaches

Anxiety disorders linked to thyroid disease, respiratory disease, arthritis and migraine headaches

$74 million allocated to study environmental causes of disease

$74 million allocated to study environmental causes of disease

Tuberculosis fourfold the risk for Celiac sufferers

Tuberculosis fourfold the risk for Celiac sufferers

FDA approves FluLaval

FDA approves FluLaval

New Yorkers lied to in aftermath of 9/11

New Yorkers lied to in aftermath of 9/11