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Yale researchers developing lung disease treatment - Yale Daily News (blog)



Yale researchers developing lung disease treatment 
Yale Daily News (blog)
A new Yale study offers insight into the development of an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. IPF is a lung disease that leads to scarring within the lungs and impairs one's ability to breathe. Researchers at the School of Medicine ...

 


A pre?post intervention study of pulmonary rehabilitation for adults with post-tuberculosis lung disease in Uganda - Dove Medical Press



A pre?post intervention study of pulmonary rehabilitation for adults with post-tuberculosis lung disease in Uganda 
Dove Medical Press
Objective: As chronic respiratory disease (CRD) is a huge, growing burden in Africa, with few available treatments, we aimed to design and evaluate a culturally appropriate pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) program in Uganda for people with post ...

 


Dr. Bob: Utah's inversion: A matter of life and 'breath' - Daily Herald



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Dr. Bob: Utah's inversion: A matter of life and 'breath' 
Daily Herald
When we inhale particles in the air, they are drawn into our lungs and can stick to the sides of our airways. Others smaller in size travel much deeper in into the lungs. Significant pollutants remain in our lungs and airways potentially causing ...

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FDA approves Sunovion's lung disease drug - Worcester Business Journal



Worcester Business Journal
 
FDA approves Sunovion's lung disease drug 
Worcester Business Journal
Sunovion Pharmaceutics of Marlborough has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a new drug treating COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The drug, Lonhala Magnair, is expected to be available in pharmacies in early 2018 ...

 


Inhaled Thyroid Hormone May Work to Reverse Lung Fibrosis, Early Study Reports - Lung Disease News



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Inhaled Thyroid Hormone May Work to Reverse Lung Fibrosis, Early Study Reports 
Lung Disease News
The levels of DIO2 also correlated with disease severity. DIO2 codes for an enzyme that transforms the inactive thyroid hormone into its active form. Scientists found that mice lacking DIO2 display higher levels of lung fibrosis, suggesting that the ...

 


Prognosis Is Just A Number: Living for Quality vs. Quantity - Lung ... - Lung Disease News



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Prognosis Is Just A Number: Living for Quality vs. Quantity - Lung ... 
Lung Disease News
A hard truth about being diagnosed with a chronic illness is that there is usually a life expectancy to go with it. Often times, once a patient hears the diagnosis of their disease, there comes a desire to know 'how long' one can live with the disease ...

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British more likely to die of lung disease - The Times



The Times
 
British more likely to die of lung disease 
The Times
Death rates from lung disease are a third higher in Britain than in other wealthy countries, analysis has found leading to calls to improve care and cut pollution. British women are almost twice as likely to die of conditions such as lung cancer and ...

 


Jurors Hand Down $806K Award for Marlboro Smoker's Lung Disease - CVN News (blog)



Jurors Hand Down $806K Award for Marlboro Smoker's Lung Disease 
CVN News (blog)
Engle progeny plaintiffs are entitled to the benefit of the jury's findings in the original verdict, including the determination that tobacco companies had placed a dangerous, addictive product on the market and hid the dangers of smoking, if they ...

 


Former Football Player Helping CF Patients Obtain AffloVest Airway-clearing Devices - Lung Disease News



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Former Football Player Helping CF Patients Obtain AffloVest Airway-clearing Devices 
Lung Disease News
The result is improved lung function. Several clinical trials have shown that the AffloVest improves both breathing scores and lung function. Doctors prescribe the vest to people with severe respiratory diseases, including CF, chronic obstructive ...

 


Smoke from Thomas Fire visible throughout SLO County - The San Luis Obispo Tribune



The San Luis Obispo Tribune
 
Smoke from Thomas Fire visible throughout SLO County 
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Those are designed to capture large particles, like sawdust, and won't protect your lungs from the small particles found in wildfire smoke. N-95 masks will offer limited protection. ? Avoid exercising outdoors. ? Set your heat or air conditioner to ...
In a Future With More Wildfires, There Will Also Be More Smoke Pacific Standard
Polluted air, health problems brought by Southern California fires are expected to linger Los Angeles Times

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