Sugar Could Be Sweet Solution to Respiratory Disease (video) University of Manchester Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Restriction or inhalation of common sugar could one day treat a range of respiratory diseases, according to new research led by University of Manchester biologists. Lead author Professor Andrew MacDonald speaks about the research. Credit University of Manchester Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.