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2011-12-21 06:25:30

Adding inhaled powder mannitol to standard therapy for cystic fibrosis produced consistent lung function improvement for up to 52 weeks, according to this study. Mannitol treatment is not only efficient and safe, but it’s easy to administer as well.

2011-12-16 12:57:31

Adding inhaled dry powder mannitol to standard therapy for cystic fibrosis produced sustained improvement in lung function for up to 52 weeks.

2011-11-16 07:27:53

Early screening of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may help to detect lung cancer at an earlier stage.

2011-10-27 06:25:01

Do you experience shortness of breath while performing the most basic tasks such as doing light housework, taking a walk, or even washing and dressing? If you answered yes, then you might want to get checked for COPD.

2011-09-28 05:53:53

A new study has shown that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or people with reduced lung function are at a serious risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

2011-09-27 13:45:59

The negative effects that premature birth can have on the lungs of babies could be as severe in moderately premature babies as those born extremely prematurely but may be reversed in their teenage years.

2011-09-26 14:58:03

A new study has shown that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or people with reduced lung function are at a serious risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

2011-09-26 12:13:47

People who cycle through London and other major cities have higher levels of black carbon in their airway cells.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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