Oxidative stress research can be effective for treating rare health conditionResearchers at Queen Mary University London and the University of Leicester have announced a potential breakthrough to treat a rare, fatal medical complication that affects children and young people.

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

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