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Belfast medics help premature babies breathe easy

Belfast's reputation as a centre for excellence in perinatal research continues with trials into a new product to help premature babies babies with lung disease. Jenny Lee finds out more

Two-year-old Lewis McIlroy from Larne who was born at 30 weeks gestation and received a life-saving surfactant injection Picture: Mal McCann
IN THE 1980s pioneering research led by Belfast doctor Professor Henry Halliday led to the development of a therapy that involves sourcing a substance essential for premature lungs to work properly &n[...]

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