Sunday 19 August 2012

Green-light for new Miner's Lung treatment

Here's something I got involved in a couple of weeks ago - those who missed it on TV can see it now if they wish

ITV New Online

Lung disease is one of Wales' biggest killers but now a new treatment could mean relief for thousands of people. Last year more than 46,000 people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), also known as Miner's Lung, were admitted to hospitals here as emergency cases. Sufferers are now welcoming the news that a new drug has been licensed to tackle the symptoms of COPD has been welcomed by sufferers. As someone with COPD, even making a cup of tea can leave Margaret Barnard from Neath out of breath.

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