Internal brush discovered inside lungs, could be key to beating lung disease

Internal 'brush' that lines the lungs could offer insight into treating diseases such as cystic fibrosis and asthma Brush-like layer pushes out sticky mucus and the unwanted matter it contains PUBLISHED: 14:59 GMT, 24 August 2012 | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 24 August 2012 The discovery of an internal 'brush' that helps clear lungs of unwanted matter could improve understanding of lung diseases, scientists say.

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and has to be wrapped in bandages 24 hours a day

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and must be wrapped in bandages all day Isla suffered a severe reaction after her sister gave her a kiss hours after drinking milk Her skin flares up so badly people ask if I have burned her, says mother | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 15 August 2012 The top-to-toe bandages protect Isla's skin from allergens A little girl has such severe allergies that even a kiss could prove deadly.