Monday, 4 November 2019

First evidence that fat accumulates in lungs of overweight

Researchers have shown for the first time that fatty tissue accumulates in the airway walls, particularly in people who are overweight or obese. The new study, published in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ), suggests that the fatty tissue alters the structure of people's airways and could be one reason behind the increased risk of asthma. Access the article here or visit erj.ersjournals.com to browse the ERJ.

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