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For those of us with emphysema, some interesting news

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stayingcalm
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Researchers were surprised to discover that lung muscles have taste receptors, and that when tested on human and mouse lungs "..bitter compounds relaxed and opened airways better than any existing asthma drug."

Article here at Scientific American

Something to keep an eye on - anything new to help us breathe better is welcome!

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Glenna M
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Joined: May 2009

I have emphysema also and agree - anything new to help us breath better!!!

Thanks for all the research you do and all of the information you pass on to us. It is encouraging to read these.

Stay well,
Glenna

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