News tagged with lung disease
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A study by the University of Liverpool has found that people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) who live in deprived areas have worse growth and lung function than people living in more advantaged areas.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 29, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A panel of federal health experts is overwhelmingly recommending approval for a long-acting inhaler to treat people suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medications Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Ever since discovering a decade ago that a gene altered in lung cancer regulated an enzyme used in therapies against diabetes, Reuben Shaw has wondered if drugs originally designed to treat metabolic diseases ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Female smokers have a much greater risk of death from lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD) in recent years than did female smokers 20 or 40 years ago, reflecting changes in smoking behavior according to ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Bacterial pneumonia is one of the commonest and most serious infections occurring in people infected with HIV. A metanalysis of cohort and case control studies published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine finds ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Metabolomics key to identifying disease pathway: Research reveals lactic acid's role in lung disease
(Medical Xpress)—Expertise at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory contributed to the understanding of the role of cellular metabolism in the pathogenesis of a currently untreatable lung disease. This ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Americans are in worse health, die earlier and suffer from more disease than residents of other wealthy nations, according to a new study out Wednesday.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
On average, Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries, says a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. The report finds ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with non-small-cell lung cancer survive longer if they are taking beta-blockers while receiving radiotherapy, according to a study of 722 patients published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology today.
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Canada's Conservative government will soon stop producing and distributing medical marijuana, leaving it up to the private sector in a policy change that angered critics on Monday.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer are two of the most important smoking-related diseases worldwide, with a huge combined mortality bur¬den. Many consider the presence of COPD itself to be an independent ...
Cancer Dec 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has uncovered likely mechanisms for the link between arsenic in drinking water and increased risk of developing chronic lung disease.
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research published in BMJ today suggests that although more babies survived shortly after extreme preterm birth in England in 2006 compared with 1995, the number with major conditions on leaving hospital remained largely unchan ...
Pediatrics Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australian researchers have discovered that vitamin B metabolites produced by Salmonella bacteria can activate the immune system, a finding that could lead to new treatments for gut and lung diseases.
Immunology Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The age-adjusted prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) varies considerably within the United States, from less than 4 percent of the population in Washington and Minnesota to more than 9 percent in Alabama ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0