Smoking Out The Mediators Of Airway Damage Caused By Pollutants

Friday, June 20, 2008 - 21:28 in Health & Medicine

A new study of the effects of chemicals found in pollution and cigarette smoke on guinea pig airways has provided insight into how these chemicals are likely to damage airways in individuals with in smoke-related diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic asthma. It is hoped that this information will help in the development of therapeutics to combat the effects of pollutants and perhaps help individuals with smoke-related diseases.

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