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People diagnosed with mesothelioma are given an average of ten months to live after their diagnosis.
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept.
More than 1,000 US children have been hospitalized due to a mysterious respiratory illness believed to be caused by a pathogen related to the one that causes the common cold, and 10 states have contacted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Calls on Other Retailers to Halt Tobacco Sales CHICAGO, Sept.
New site is filled with information, patient testimonials, easy-to-use tools and real-world tips for people affected by COPD RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug.
COPD is one of the many chronic lower respiratory diseases which are currently the number three leading cause of death of Americans. COPD claimed almost 135,000 lives in 2011.
Scientists from The University of Manchester have discovered why medication to treat asthma and pneumonia can become ineffective.
ANDOVER, Mass., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing
LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in California hosted its LUNG FORCE Gala on Saturday, June 28, and honored individuals and organizations for their
HAMPTON, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC, a clinical stage biotherapeutics company, today announced that it has completed enrollment of its 159-patient Phase
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).