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August 7, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Scientists have developed an experimental asthma pill that shows great promise for people with severe symptoms. The drug, known as Fevipiprant, reduced inflammation in patients airways and significantly reduced other asthma symptoms for those in a test study.Vitamin D levels may drop after women stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives with estrogen, researchers report. This raises the possibility of vitamin D deficiency when women want to get pregnant. Experts advise taking steps to ensure their vitamin D levels are adequate.And... heavy drinking may harm your lungs finds a new study. Women who consumed more than one drink per day and men who drank more than two alcoholic drinks per day were found to have less nitric oxide in their exhaled breath than non-drinkers. The more you consume, the lower the levels, too. Nitric oxide helps protect the lungs against certain types of harmful bacteria. This is the first study to discover excessive drinking is linked to potenti

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