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2014-12-17 08:28:27

Confirmatory study will assess VolitionRx's proprietary Nucleosomics® platform for non-invasive diagnosis of lung cancer as part of larger ongoing, prospective clinical trial NAMUR, Belgium,

2014-12-03 23:01:29

The Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is conducting an investigational pilot study of a respiratory disease management platform

2014-11-24 08:28:08

Pilot study demonstrates that NuQ(R) tests able to detect lung cancer in 85% of patients using sputum and 76% using blood NAMUR, Belgium, Nov.

2014-11-20 23:07:33

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Allergy Sleep & Lung Care is offering advice on maintaining a healthy set of lungs FORT MYERS, Fla.

2014-11-18 23:02:19

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

2014-11-18 08:30:36

- "Any One Any Lung" survey shows nearly six in 10 adults are unaware that lung cancer is responsible for most cancer-related deaths worldwide(1) EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-17 12:27:28

New research in the international medical journal CHEST showed patients had reduced hospital stays, medical costs and returns to the hospital ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-13 23:05:48

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its second cross-platform edition of Lung Health, raising awareness on the underfunded and

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2014-11-08 03:00:59

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children suffering from sleep apnea is associated with decreased asthma severity, according to the first large study of the connection, published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

2014-11-06 23:00:28

TV Host Jeffrey Hayzlett Joins Child Actors Lucas Van Wormer and Zach Rand to Kick off Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month to Raise Awareness of Rare Lung Disease NY,


Latest respiratory disease Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.