Innovative imaging and surgery treats lymph condition in adults

Researchers who developed a safe and effective procedure to remove thick clogs in children's airways are now reporting similar success in adult patients. In this rare condition, called plastic bronchitis, patients develop ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COPD diagnosis study finds spirometry underused, misdiagnosis common

According to the recommendations of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), spirometry should be performed to establish the diagnosis of COPD in ...

Oncology & Cancer

Pulmonary complications in adult survivors of childhood cancer

A team of researchers from nine leading academic hospitals and research centers have published a paper in the early online edition of the journal Cancer that describes pulmonary outcomes among childhood cancer survivors. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multi-center trial to test new treatment for chronic cough

The National Institute for Health Research has today announced its participation in a clinical trial to test a promising new treatment for chronic cough. If approved, this would be the first new cough drug in 50 years and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anoro ellipta approved for COPD

(HealthDay)—A new inhaled drug to treat a serious lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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