Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTAntibodies are one of the body's first lines of defense against infection, but their role in tuberculosis (TB) has gone largely unstudied.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTBut no commercially available diagnostic tests to monitor this potential new health risk.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTMetabolic profiling of saliva using mass spectrometry has potential as a test for presence and severity of asthma, new study suggests.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA fascinating and potentially wide-reaching interaction between influenza, progesterone, and lung repair is unearthed in a landmark study.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTCure rates for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Europe have been estimated to be twice as high as previously thought, according to a research team at Queen Mary University of London...
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTToxic chemicals that are associated with cancer and developmental and reproductive health problems have been found widespread in household dust.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTParents and policy advocates should take a "zero tolerance" approach to exposing children to secondhand cigarette smoke, which can be responsible for lifelong cardiovascular consequences in...
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTComposition of the gut microbiome of infants has been found to match the likelihood, or not, of developing asthma and allergies later in life.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA septoplasty is a type of surgery performed to treat a nasal blockage. Learn about why they are carried out, what happens, and the alternatives.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new Cochrane Review suggests vitamin D supplementation - alongside standard treatment - could reduce the likelihood of severe asthma attacks.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTTraditional efficacy trials have limited relevance to everyday clinical practice and should be changed, according the authors of a new study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA year's course of benralizumab injections has led to a significant decrease in the frequency of asthma exacerbations - cutting the rate of exacerbations by a third to a half compared with placebo...
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTTwo trials have found that giving benralizumab injections over the course of a year may reduce the frequency of asthma exacerbations in severe asthma.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) details the design and validation of a low-cost, rapid and highly accurate screening tool - known as KlebSeq - for potentially...
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTChildren with a genetic susceptibility for asthma development may be at lower risk of respiratory symptoms if they are breast-fed, researchers find.
Sat, 03 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, a partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), have discovered that the number of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) is increased in the...
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTRespiratory tract infections (RTI) with cough are the most common reason children are prescribed antibiotics by their doctors, but up to a third of prescriptions may be unnecessary.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn adults with a house dust mite allergy, a cascade of inflammatory signals on the surface of the airways leads to airway remodeling. This process cannot be influenced by standard cortisone therapy.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLevels of air pollution are high in traffic jams and at traffic-light controlled intersections. Closing the windows and turning off the fan can help.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDTLearn all about bacterial pneumonia, an inflammation of the lungs caused by bacteria. This article looks at its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLearn all about Mycoplasma pneumoniae, bacteria that can cause mild infections in the lung. This article looks at transmission, symptoms, and treatment.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTPeople who develop asthma as adults (late onset asthma) may also be at greater risk of developing heart disease and having a stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTCertain ingredients in essential oils made from plants such as cloves, anise, fennel and ylang-ylang could serve as a natural treatment of lung and liver conditions caused by air pollution.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds young children with mild, persistent asthma, can tolerate acetaminophen without the worsening of asthma, when compared with ibuprofen use.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDTThe eosinophils that contribute to inflammation and exacerbation of the asthmatic response had been known to scientists for some time.