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Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Stories

2015-03-24 20:24:21

LONDON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Findings--Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, and is in fourth

2015-02-03 08:32:39

-- In Quebec alone 386,000 people suffer from COPD and it is the fourth leading cause of death in Canada.

2015-01-13 08:29:58

Studies show success across multiple chronic conditions and demographics NORWALK, Conn., Jan.

2014-12-19 23:06:17

Asthma educators at the recent 2014 Association of Asthma Educators conference in San Antonio, TX recommend breathing exercises, staying active and relaxing meditation to people with asthma.

2014-12-01 08:32:15

WINDSOR, ON, Dec.

2014-11-25 08:29:21

PORTLAND, Oregon, November 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global COPD and Asthma Devices Market - Size, Industry

2014-11-18 23:02:19

The Lung Institute to host free advocacy event in honor of World COPD Day 2014.


Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Reference Libraries

Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.