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Latest Respiratory diseases Stories

2012-04-04 23:00:54

Surgery is often the first line of defense against asbestos cancer.

2012-03-26 23:02:02

The Mesothelioma Resource Center Contains information on detection, treatment and legal options regarding asbestos and mesothelioma at MesoAuthority.com. Orlando,

2012-03-22 10:55:30

The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs.

2012-03-16 11:27:36

The addition of changes in inflammatory biomarkers to established clinical variables improves the prediction of mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-03-15 23:34:26

Patients with early stage malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, may be eligible for aggressive multi-modality therapy involving surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

2012-03-15 23:20:45

A new study reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-exposed children.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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