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Natural 'Breakdown' of Chemicals Predicts Lung Damage in 9/11 Firefighters
September 04, 2018
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 -- NYU Langone Health issued the following news release:

Abnormal levels of more than two dozen metabolites--chemicals produced in the body as it breaks down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates--reliably predicted which 9/11 firefighters developed lung disease and which did not, a new analysis shows.

NYU School of Medicine researchers say the results, published online on September 4 in the journal BMJ Open Respiratory Research, could lead to metabolic te . . .

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