Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople with cystic fibrosis (CF) suffer repeated lung infections because their airway mucus is too thick and sticky to keep bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens from causing chronic infection.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew antibiotics are becoming available for the first time but without accurate diagnostics, clear treatment guidelines, and improved control efforts, their effectiveness could be rapidly lost...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDTIn this article, we discuss the most common complications that can develop from lung cancer, including neuropathy, blocked airways, and pleural effusion.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:00:00 PDTIn this article, we take a close look at two types of lung cancer. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and various treatments here.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:00:00 PDTWhat is small cell lung cancer and what are the causes and associated risk factors? How is SCLC diagnosed and what are the different stages?
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn strains of tuberculosis that have developed drug resistance mutations, researchers have identified a secondary pathway that can be activated to reinstate drug sensitivity.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about A-fib and the recommended lifestyle changes a person may make. What does A-fib do to the body and how might it be treated?
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTBronchitis is an inflammation of the lining in the bronchial tubes. In this article, learn about natural remedies and how to cope with symptoms at home.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTExercise-induced obstruction of the larynx, or voice box, is often a cause of respiratory symptoms in athletes and is particularly prevalent in swimmers.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTDepression is the driving factor for missed days of work or school in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA novel vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, protected cattle from respiratory syncytial...
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTPeople with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems, new Southampton research has shown..
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTBabies in prams accompanying older siblings on the school run are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study has found.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAllergies are the commonest cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for example, forming immunoglobulin E antibodies (IgE).
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA landmark study mapping a poorly understood and highly controversial class of genes, known as long non-coding RNAs, has found evidence of evolutionary selection and links with major diseases...
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe number of asthma cases is steadily rising. New research investigating the protein HMGB1 may open the door to more effective treatment.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDTResearchers find a hitherto unknown route through which air pollution may affect human health - it alters the bacteria that cause respiratory infections.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAntibacterial compounds found in soil could spell the beginnings of a new treatment for tuberculosis, new research led by the University of Sydney has found.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTFor patients affected by lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and others, cures for their diseases are incredibly rare, if not...
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about the relationship between coughing and COPD, how coughing from COPD may change over time, and when to see a doctor.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTTens of millions of Americans with lung disease use metered-dose inhalers each day, and new studies by Rice University electrical engineers and pulmonologists at Baylor College of Medicine have...
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about COPD hypoxia, what other conditions it may lead to, the current treatments available, and the outlook for people with COPD.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTA study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered why a lethal superbug is so resistant to the last line antibiotic meaning potential treatments could now be developed to fight the killer...