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

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.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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