Cardiology

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 ...

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

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bioactive paper will revolutionize point-of-care diagnostics

A pair of University researchers have received a $600,000 CIHR award to develop a bioactive paper that aims to provide an inexpensive, point-of-care diagnostic tool to measure bronchitis in patients with airway diseases, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tudorza pressair approved for COPD

(HealthDay) -- The Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium bromide) inhaler has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat narrowing of the lung airways associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ...

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