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#alpha-1

# alpha-1 - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Inappropriate and unethical': Varadkar backs life-saving lung disease drug for some users after HSE fails to fund it

21 Alpha-1 patients in Ireland have been receiving Respreeza up until now through a compassionate use programme.

# alpha-1 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'We wouldn't be here without it': HSE will not fund life-saving lung disease drug

21 Alpha-1 patients in Ireland have been receiving Respreeza up until now through a compassionate use programme.

# alpha-1 - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug

People are set to lose access to Respreeza at the end of the month.

# alpha-1 - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Science Changes Lives: Medical trial is saving me from illness that took my two sisters

A genetic test pinpointed a destructive lung condition in Michael McNamee’s family – now experimental medicine is helping him to beat the odds.

# alpha-1 - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Ever heard of Alpha-1 deficiency? Here's why you might want to get tested

One in 25 people is a carrier for Alpha-1 deficiency, but it remains somewhat of a hidden disease.