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Vitamin Protects from Lung Disease: Researcher finds link between vitamin A and emphysema

By | June 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

While studying the relationship between vitamin A and lung inflammation, a Kansas State University researcher made a surprising discovery - a link between vitamin A and emphysema in smokers. Richard Baybutt, associate professor of human nutrition, said his research could have a number of implications. Baybutt’s previous research had shown that rats fed a vitamin [...]

Can vitamin A prevent lung disease?

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

While studying the relationship between vitamin A and lung inflammation, researchers at Kansas State University made a surprising discovery — they found a link between vitamin A, cigarette smoke and emphysema, a lung disease found primarily in smokers. Richard Baybutt, associate professor of Human Nutrition, said the discovery was accidental, but that given its implications, [...]