News tagged with pulmonary function tests
A study suggests that diagnostic tests are frequently repeated among Medicare beneficiaries, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine.
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Keeping the lungs healthy could be an important way to retain thinking functions that relate to problem-solving and processing speed in one's later years, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research presented at the ATS 2012 International Conference in San Francisco suggests that a significant proportion of children with asthma failing Step 4 or greater therapy may have severe asthma with fungal sensitization ...
Immunology May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a widespread disease. In Austria alone, there are between 500,000 and 600,000 sufferers; around ninety per cent of cases are the result of smoking. Now, under ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among men who were current or former heavy smokers, undergoing lung cancer screening with computed tomography (CT) scanning identified a substantial proportion who had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggesting ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Asthma affects nearly 300 million people worldwide, and 24.6 million Americans had asthma in 2009. In severe forms, asthma can be deadly; however asthma-related deaths have been decreasing thanks to medical advances.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A small Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of children and teens with cystic fibrosis (CF) shows that simple exercise, individually tailored to each patient's preference and lifestyle, can help improve lung function and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |