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Sleep Apnoea is a Forgotten Condition That Needs More Recognition by All

(2) Comments | Posted 15 March 2012 | (23:00)

There is surely no more appropriate moment than World Sleep Day to discuss obstructive sleep apnoea, a condition worthy of greater attention that has not been blessed with the catchiest of names. Yet symptoms of sleep apnoea such as snoring and daytime fatigue are familiar to most, and the potentially...

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Calls for a Ban on Smoking in Cars Are Welcome, but Action on Children Is Needed Now

(3) Comments | Posted 16 November 2011 | (23:00)

The call yesterday by the British Medical Association (BMA) for a total ban on smoking in private vehicles is a welcome recognition by the country's doctors that this issue should be at the top of the government's health agenda, and at the British Lung Foundation we support any...

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