New Technique Reduces Tobacco Smoke Damage to Lungs in Mice, University of Melbourne Study

Published: Mar 19, 2010

ScienceDaily (Mar. 18, 2010) — Researchers in Australia have demonstrated that blocking a certain protein can reduce or prevent cigarette smoke-induced lung inflammation in mice. Inflammation underlies the disease process of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and many other smoking-related ailments.

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