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Doctors grow 'mini organs' in petri dish

Doctors in the Netherlands are taking a novel approach to treat cystic fibrosis: They're growing miniature organs to test the viability of potential medicines.

The cough that never seems to go away...

People used to speak about emphysema, or chronic bronchitis, but Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a collective term now used to describe several chronic lung diseases.

Smoking and inactivity a dangerous combination

Brazilian researchers have found that smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes.

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