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2014-08-21 23:16:18

Join the American Lung Association in Colorado and 2,500 runners/walkers as they join forces to conquer this 5K at Red Rocks and raise funds for lung health and clean air. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Come support the 400,000 individuals in Colorado living with some type of lung disease. On Sunday, October 12th, thousands will participate in the American Lung Association in Colorado 8th annual Run the ‘Rocks 5K run/walk at Red Rocks Park to benefit the programs and services of the...

2014-05-28 09:00:04

Helmholtz Zentrum München Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) working in cooperation with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Hospital and the Technische Universität München (TUM) have for the first time tested X-ray dark-field radiography on a living organism to diagnose lung disease. This enables highly detailed images of the lung to be produced. As the team reports in the Investigative Radiology, this method shows promise in detecting diseases such as pulmonary...

2014-04-24 23:04:03

Lung Institute Provides Lung Disease Sufferers Advice to Avoid a Flare-Up During Allergy Season (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 To the majority of the population, pollen season is just an annual inconvenience that can be pacified by a simple trip to the doctor and a pack of tissues. But for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third leading cause of death in the United States, allergy season means an increase in the likelihood of an exacerbation, also known as a...

2014-04-24 23:02:54

American Lung Association in Washington & Aljoya Thornton Place Hold Respiratory Rally to Educate Residents, Friends & Neighbors about Caring for Those with Respiratory Challenges. Seattle (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Respiratory conditions are so common and wide reaching that nearly all of us are affected by one or more in our lifetime. As with many conditions, seniors and children are especially vulnerable to respiratory illness. On Saturday, May 3rd from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., the...

2014-04-23 23:08:57

For the fourth consecutive year, Austin-based Alen Corporation will have a significant presence at the American Lung Association’s (ALA) Fight for Air Climb, taking place April 26 at the Frost Bank Tower in downtown Austin, Texas. Alen, an air purifier company, says its involvement is just one way that it is working to bring awareness to the health issues associated with poor indoor air quality. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Fight for Air Climb’s purpose is to call attention...

2014-04-18 23:00:53

Free Event Will Educate and Empower Those with Chronic Lung Disease and Their Families Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 On May 8, the American Lung Association in Hawaii will host a Respiratory Rally patient education event at Hawaii Kai Independent and Assisted Living Community, 428 Kawaihae Street in Honolulu, from 9:00am-2:30pm. The day will feature educational sessions, inspirational messages, and exhibits. Workshop topics will include Lung Health 101, vog and lung health, asthma...

2014-01-31 16:23:46

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to reach the hundreds of thousands of people suffering from lung disease, New York City's Pulmonary Wellness & Rehabilitation Center in conjunction with the Better Breathers Club of the American Lung Association, have launched an online patient education initiative that includes live interactive lectures and town hall style question and answer sessions in an effort to reach those people that are homebound or otherwise...

2013-12-13 23:03:10

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its first cross-platform edition of “Lung Health”, a campaign that aims to raise awareness about the prevalence of lung disease. In partnership with industry leaders, the campaign provides readers with educational insight about the technological innovations that continue to propel the industry forward and make living beyond lung disease possible. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The print component of “Lung Health” is distributed within this...

Scientists Create Functional Lungs Using Human Stem Cells
2013-12-02 12:40:54

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have used human stem cells to create functional lung and airway cells, according to a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. The latest research, reported by a team from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), could have significant potential for modeling lung disease, screening drugs, studying human lung development, and generating lung tissue for transplantation. "Researchers have had relative success...


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