Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 6th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "exposure of newborn rats to hyperoxia impairs alveolarization and vessel growth, causing abnormal lung structure that persists during infancy. Recent studies have shown that impaired angiogenesis due to inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) signaling decreases alveolar and vessel growth in the developing lung, and that nitric oxide (NO) mediates VEGF-dependent angiogenesis."
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