Quantcast

Latest respiratory disease Stories

2013-10-01 15:37:46

To address the global phenomenon of disparities in respiratory health, the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society have released an official policy statement in which each pledges its commitment to reducing health disparities between the lowest and highest socioeconomic groups by continuing or initiating work with leaders from governments, academia, and other organizations to promote scientific inquiry and training, disseminate medical information and best practices,...

2013-09-23 23:32:06

Recognized as an innovative up-and-coming pharmaceutical drug company, EmphyCorp is directly responsible for treating debilitating conditions such as pulmonary and respiratory ailments with unrivaled proprietary technology. The company has recently launched an all-new web domain that will serve as an e-commerce outlet, patient information portal and feature EmphyCorp's non-steroidal EmphyClear nasal spray. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 EmphyCorp Inc. (http://www.emphycorp.com) is a...

2013-09-19 23:31:53

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center now has a new initiative focused on educating diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or lung cancer victims who were exposed to asbestos at work. As part of this new initiative the group is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims of lung cancer or mesothelioma to call them anytime at 866-714-6466, so they can talk about compensation possibilities with the victim, or their families. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The...

2013-08-23 10:54:24

A new study confirms that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function. Doses of about 120 parts per billion of arsenic in well water—about 12 times the dose generally considered safe—produced lung damage comparable to decades of smoking tobacco. Smoking, especially by males, made arsenic-related damage even worse. This is the first population-based study to clearly demonstrate significant impairment of lung function, in some cases extensive...

2013-07-31 23:36:50

Surviving Mesothelioma Reports that a lower dose of the same technology often used to diagnose mesothelioma may be able to help identify other asbestos-related lung diseases. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma Reports that a lower dose of the same technology often used to diagnose mesothelioma may be able to help identify other asbestos-related lung diseases in people at risk for the deadly cancer. A new study in Canada tested the value of Low-Dose Computed...


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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related