Scientists track down a protein that may add to lung damage in asthma and related diseases

Your lungs and airways need to be stretchy, sort of like balloons. Take a big breath, and they’ll open right up. Damaged lungs can’t open properly. Patients with asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and systemic sclerosis suffer from fibrosis and tissue remodeling, where a build-up of tissue and immune cells, and proteins that form a glue-like […]

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What is Rishi Sunak’s Job Support Scheme? New measures for workers and businesses explained

As the government’s furlough scheme draws to a close, Rishi Sunak has today announced a new support package to protect jobs and businesses. The chancellor laid out the new measures in a statement to parliament today. It came after he yesterday scraped plans for an autumn budget yesterday to focus on economic difficulties caused by […]

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