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Latest Chronic lower respiratory diseases Stories

2014-05-22 11:31:43

Pulmonary function abnormalities may be a precursor to chronic respiratory disease in Iraq/Afghanistan and Gulf War veterans years after their deployment.

healthy diet for COPD
2014-05-22 07:32:40

An international team of researchers has discovered a direct link between eating fish, fruit and dairy products with improved lung function in patients with COPD.

2014-05-21 08:30:11

Company expands digital health platform and services to include real-time video consultations SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Thoracic Society International Conference

2014-05-06 23:09:57

Gold Medal Service offers advice to help New Jersey residents keep the air inside their home clean and free of common asthma triggers. East Brunswick, N.J.

2014-05-06 08:34:19

New low-energy sensor eliminates charging, while enhanced analytics identify worsening patients MADISON, Wis., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Asthma Day --

2014-05-01 23:15:53

With allergy season in full swing, medical professionals are hearing more complaints about congestion and trouble breathing.

2014-05-01 23:06:26

Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according

2014-05-01 12:28:46

Reduction in Exacerbations Remains the Top Driver of Physician Prescribing Choice in Moderate to Severe Asthma, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1,

2014-04-30 20:23:46

LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Incruse(TM) Ellipta(®) (umeclidinium)

2014-04-28 08:32:52

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Theravance, Inc.


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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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.