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2012-06-20 12:09:54

As leading figures in respiratory health from across the globe gather in Birmingham for the COPD8 conference ahead of World Spirometry Day, the European COPD Coalition (ECC) is calling on policy makers across Europe to recognize that chronic diseases such as COPD, present as great a threat as the global financial crisis , and is urging collective action.

2012-06-07 23:00:51

The development of convenient, yet physiologically relevant in vitro culture systems is critical to research and development on chronic respiratory diseases such as asthma or COPD, and could accelerate

2012-06-04 23:00:16

The Mesothelioma Victims Center says, "We greatly fear that many US Navy Veterans or individuals die each year from mesothelioma, because they never received proper healthcare, or the doctor

2012-05-31 11:39:24

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified an agent that in lab tests protected the skin and lungs from fibrosis, a process that can ultimately end in organ failure and even death because the damaged tissue becomes scarred and can no longer function properly.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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