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Vitamin D deficiency alters lung structure and function


January 29th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to alter lung structure and function in a new study in young mice.The new study, conducted by researchers in Australia, offers ... Read more...

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Even mild lung condition reduces heart’s pumping ability


January 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American study has found that the common lung condition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), brings down the heart's function even when the disorder shows no or ... Read more...

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Modern birds didn’t descend from dinos, suggests new discovery


June 10th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have made a fundamental new discovery about how birds breathe and have a lung capacity that allows for flight, which means it's unlikely that birds descended from ... Read more...

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Childhood exposure to tobacco smoke may lead to early emphysema later


May 20th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Constant exposure to tobacco smoke puts kids at a higher risk of developing early emphysema later in life, say researchers."Emphysematous 'holes' in the lung that begin as small ... Read more...

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