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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.