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2013-11-12 23:19:27

By Collecting and Sharing the Stories of Lung Cancer Patients, Caregivers and Survivors, the American Lung Association is Helping to Raise Awareness and Show Support for all Whose Lives Have Been

2013-10-11 23:19:10

Only a handful of the 7,000 rare diseases in the US have more than one treatment, and most have none.

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

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.


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
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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