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ACE Inhibitors Could Reduce Radiotherapy Damage To Heart and Lungs
2013-04-21 08:11:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Damage to the heart and lungs caused by treating tumors in a person´s chest area can be limited through the use of drug typically used to treat cardiovascular disease, a team of Dutch researchers claim in a new study. Dr. Sonja Van der Veen of the University Medical Centre, Groningen (UMCG), and colleagues intended to find out whether or not angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors could help prevent a condition known...


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