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Food for Thought - Healthy Eating

When aspergillosis is front of mind, it’s easy to forget about other aspects of our health. A healthy diet is particularly important for people with aspergillosis – it helps your body to deal with the stress of aspergillus infection, keeping your immune system in tip-top shape to reduce the risk of colds and flu, and contributing to an overall feeling of wellness.

New research explores fungi in the lungs of patients and non-patients

Aspergillus fumigatus picture

A new study by researchers in Manchester and Salford is the first to investigate all types of fungal growth in the lungs of patients and non-patients.

 

Researchers looked at people with different kinds of aspergillosis or asthma, alongside people with no lung conditions. The study did not include people with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis.

 

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