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In the 20th century, COPD was considered a man's disease. Today, women account for more than half of all COPD deaths.
BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 20 million people in the United States are affected by asthma symptoms.
Campaign to fund American Lung Association's New Public Health Initiative LUNG FORCE to Raise Awareness of #1 Cancer Killer of Women - Lung Cancer WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/
Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2014 show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath
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.
Local Stem Cell Clinic Celebrates Anniversary with Hundreds of Patients Treated Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20, Lung Institute
CVS Caremark signs on as national presenting sponsor to raise awareness of the #1 cancer killer of women CHICAGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the
Fully Rotatable and Ultra-Slim Bronchoscopes Designed to Extend Reach Within Tracheobronchial Tree CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in
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
Researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine are using breath analysis to detect the presence of lung cancer.
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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