News tagged with lung disease
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A combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of care for a serious lung disease puts patients in danger of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together to treat the disease, called ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A tiny filter could have a big impact around the world in the fight against tuberculosis. Using the traditional microscope-based diagnosis method as a starting point, a University of Florida lung disease specialist and colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One in three adults suffers from high blood pressure, a key trigger of heart disease, health experts said on Wednesday while underlining the growing number of cases in developing countries.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In a finding that seems counterintuitive, a new study revealed that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were more likely to die after receiving comprehensive education and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
With a range of diseases, doctors need unique features which they can use to unequivocally identify a patient's illness for an appropriate diagnosis. Scientists therefore search for the biomarkers for an illness or a combination ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A simple test for heart disease risk can go a long way toward determining the long-term prognosis for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UC Irvine researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new lung imaging method has the potential to revolutionise the study of lungs in both normal and diseased states.
Medical research May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
South Australians suffering from the most common fatal lung disease face an ongoing struggle with health services, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More effort needed to prevent exposure to silica hazards as silicosis remains a major cause of illness, death worldwide
Immediate concerted efforts are needed to recognise and control exposure to silica hazards worldwide as the incurable and potentially fatal lung disease silicosis remains a major cause of illness and death around the world, ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The life-saving work of researchers who explore our immune system to develop vaccines and fight diseases like HIV will be recognized as part of International Day of Immunology celebrations.
Immunology Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Industrial workers who have been chronically exposed to silica dust are at substantially higher risk of death from all causes than workers who have not been exposed. Furthermore, the risk of death, especially from lung and ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientist say there is an urgent need for research into all aspects of follow-up care in lung cancer. The study presented in the May 2012 issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's (IASLC) Journal of ...
Cancer Apr 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Menthol cigarettes may pose an even greater risk for stroke than other types of cigarettes, especially for women and non-black smokers, says a new, large study.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Harvard stem cell researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have taken a critical step in making possible the discovery in the relatively near future of a drug to control cystic fibrosis (CF), a fatal lung disease ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have derived a population of pure lung and thyroid progenitor cells in vitro that successfully mimic the developmental milestones ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |