Respirology

Respirology is a journal of international standing, publishing peer-reviewed articles of scientific excellence in clinical and experimental respiratory biology and disease and its related fields of research including thoracic surgery, internal medicine, immunology, intensive and critical care, epidemiology, cell and molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology and peadiatric respiratory medicine. The Journal aims to encourage the international exchange of results and encourages papers in the following categories: Original Articles, Editorials and Reviews, Clinical Notes and Letters to the Editor.

Publisher
Wiley
Impact factor
2.416 (2011)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study provides insights on chronic lung disease

A new study shows that shorter telomeres—which are the protective caps at the end of a cell's chromosomes—are linked with worse survival in a progressive respiratory disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). ...

Pediatrics

Tests to bolster lung function later in life

Scientists have recommended a combination of lung function tests for prematurely born babies and children to help prevent the worsening of chronic respiratory disease throughout adulthood.

Health

Research finds vitamin D is important for respiratory health

A new study carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Busselton Health Study and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has found vitamin D deficiency can contribute to poor respiratory functioning and health in middle-aged ...

Immunology

Infant lung function a predictor of adult asthma

A new study by The University of Western Australia has found that reduced lung function in infants is an accurate predictor of persistent asthma in young adults.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Curcumin may help overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis

New research indicates that curcumin—a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder—may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. In Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health ...

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