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Lung images of twins with asthma add to understanding of the disease

19:00 EST 3 Dec 2019 | AAAS

(University of Western Ontario) In a case study published today, researchers used a specialized MRI technique in a set of twins with asthma. While the twins are non-identical, the researchers found that they actually had identical ventilation defects in the same upper left lung segment, which stayed the same over the duration of the seven year study.

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