News tagged with lung disease
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Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience poorer sleep quality than people of a similar age without COPD, according to research published in the journal Respirology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common inherited single gene diseases, with an incidence of 1 out of 3,000 newborns in central Europe. An EU study developed a novel gene therapy approach for improving ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Herpes zoster, or shingles, does not increase the risk of cancer in the general population, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adult cystic fibrosis (CF) patients of low socioeconomic status (SES) have a greater chance of not being accepted for lung transplant after undergoing initial evaluation, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Lung cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide and is associated with very low survival rates. Two new genome-sequencing studies have uncovered novel genes involved in the deadly disease, as well as striking ...
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that smoking during your middle-aged years dramatically increases your lifetime risk of not just getting cancer, but dying from it.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new collaboration based at the University of Cambridge will aim to discover and develop new medicines to treat liver disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Newly discovered molecular differences between small cell lung cancer and nonsmall cell lung cancer have revealed PARP1 and EZH2 as potential therapeutic targets for patients with small cell lung cancer, according to the ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Be warned, popularity may cause lung cancer, heart disease, and emphysema.
Addiction Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors are calling for improved safety warnings and childproof packaging for laundry and dishwasher detergent liquitabs, following a cluster of incidents in which toddlers have inadvertently swallowed the capsules.
Pediatrics Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research has established the first global benchmarks for assessing lung function across the entire life span. The lung growth charts will help healthcare professionals better understand lung disease progression and help ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—"Wittenoom kids" who spent their childhoods exposed to asbestos in the north-west of Western Australia are now developing a range of cancers or dying at a rate well above the average population, ...
Cancer Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs.
Health Sep 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States and is thought to affect almost three million people in the UK. New research published in BioMed Central's open access ...
Genetics Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of "smoky coal" for household cooking and heating is associated with a substantial increase in the lifetime risk of developing lung cancer, finds a study from China published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0