Oncology & Cancer

Do wildfires put Californians at higher risk for lung cancer?

In California and across the country, more people are likely to die from lung cancer than any other cancer, the American Lung Association states in an August press release, as wildfire season is in full swing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Post-COVID-19 symptoms, conditions identified in U.S. children

Postinfection symptoms and conditions with elevated adjusted hazard ratios among children and adolescents with versus without COVID-19 are described in a report published in the Aug. 5 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

Cardiology

SuPAR identifies patients at high risk of blood clot formation

Blood clots are thought to occur in as many as a third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In many cases these clots can be deadly, such as pulmonary embolisms—blood clots that travel to the lungs. In fact, in nearly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Smaller airways increase COPD risk for women

Structural differences in lung airways between men and woman may be the cause of differences in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence and outcomes between the sexes. According to a large, multicenter study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI performs as well as medical specialists in analyzing lung disease

A Nagoya University research group has developed an AI algorithm that accurately and quickly diagnoses idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease. The algorithm makes its diagnosis based only on information from non-invasive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virtual lung therapy by smartphone app rivals traditional method

The QUT Inspire ISy app, was developed by QUT Ph.D. candidate Clarence Baxter and has been tested and compared with a Triflo II clinical incentive spirometry device by 24 healthy participants with the study's results published ...

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