effective-treatment-for-rare-devastating-condition-inspired-by-oxidative-stress-researchA potential breakthrough has been announced by researchers at Queen Mary University London and the University of Leicester for treating a rare but devastating medical condition that can affect children and young people.

One patient has already been treated and experienced promising results by the clinicians and scientists from the two universities. The preliminary data was published as a letter in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Jonathan Grigg, Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Environmental Medicine at Queen Mary University London, said idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis is a rare disease with an unknown cause.