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lung disease

Delaying lung cancer surgery increase the risk of recurrence and mortality

Patients who undergo operation within 12 weeks of diagnosis fare better.

Uric acid protects against lung function decline in females

Past studies have suggested that high levels of uric acid could cause health problems such as gout and renal damage. But, a new study...

A tiny, hair-sized probe measures tissue damage deep in the lung

Lung diseases, a common health problem, ranging from mild to severe, is also one of the leading causes of death and disability in the...

Drugs’ side effects in lungs ‘more widespread than thought’

Drug-induced interstitial lung disease (DIILD) occurs as a result of numerous agents, but the risk often only becomes apparent after the marketing authorization of...

Melanin is key in immune response to killer fungus

A new study carried out by an international group including researchers from Imperial’s Department of Medicine has uncovered how a common fungus, which kills...

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