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Swine Respiratory Health May Shed Light on Human Lung Disease

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) animal sciences researchers are studying the respiratory health of swine raised indoors and outdoors. Their findings may lead to improved treatments of COPD for swine, and potentially, for humans. The project was supported through NIFA’s Evans-Allen capacity grant program, which supports agricultural research at 1890 land-grant institutions. 

Read more about the N.C. A&T swine project.

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Animal health and production and animal products
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