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2015-05-05 00:20:34

Memphis, TN, is Named the New 2015 Asthma Capital(TM), but Asthma Can be Controlled Everywhere, Everyday WASHINGTON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on World Asthma Day, the Asthma

2015-04-30 23:02:34

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the top cancer killer among men and women in the U.S.

2015-04-30 16:39:12

LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc.

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2015-04-24 11:59:52

We're so excited about this news that we can't breathe!

2015-04-21 23:00:46

In Mainland China, adult smokers, particularly ex-smokers who had quit because of illness, had significantly higher prevalence of chronic respiratory disease. (PRWEB)

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2015-04-19 10:53:38

The discovery of a genetic mutation that can cause pulmonary hypertension in cattle grazed at high altitudes could shed new light on lung diseases affecting humans.

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.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.