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Heart and Lung Problems May Not Always Require ICU Care

HEART AND LUNG PROBLEMS MAY NOT ALWAYS REQUIRE ICU CARE

ICU care may not always be needed for patients with heart attack, heart failure or lung problems, unless if they are critically ill,...

Dog Reactivity - what actually is it?

DOG REACTIVITY - WHAT ACTUALLY IS IT?

Sometimes Smidge's halo slips a little - but it's there! Got a reactive dog? A fearful, anxious, or aggressive dog? A dog who barks...

 
 
 
Air pollution may cause millions of premature births

AIR POLLUTION MAY CAUSE MILLIONS OF PREMATURE BIRTHS

Pollution in south Asia has caused up to 1.6million premature births since 2010 as tiny pollutants get lodged in mothers' lungs, according...

Student, 18, with cystic fibrosis becomes a cheerleader

STUDENT, 18, WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS BECOMES A CHEERLEADER

Emily Bonney, 18, pictured, from Blackpool, takes up to 60 tablets every day to keep her lungs functioning at a normal rate - but this...

 
 
 
Who Really Should Get Screened For Lung Cancer?

WHO REALLY SHOULD GET SCREENED FOR LUNG CANCER?

Image by Shutterstock A new study challenges the benefits of current guidelines Back in 2013, the U.S. Preventive Task Forces recommended...

This man was diagnosed with a brain tumour - just days after being told he had lung cancer

THIS MAN WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A BRAIN TUMOUR - JUST DAYS AFTER BEING TOLD HE HAD LUNG CANCER

But Luke Harding has managed to focus his energy on raising money for other cancer patients

 
 
 

INHIBITION OF PRO-/ACTIVE MMP-2 BY GREEN TEA CATECHINS AND PREDICTION OF THEIR INTERACTION BY MOLECULAR DOCKING STUDIES

Abstract Matrix metalloproteinases play a crucial role in developing different types of lung diseases, e.g., pulmonary arterial hypertension...

Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People with Heart Failure

FLU SHOT MAY CURB RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN PEOPLE WITH HEART FAILURE

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure , Immunization...

 
 
 
Gentle Leader vs Easy Walk Harness: Which Should You Pick?

GENTLE LEADER VS EASY WALK HARNESS: WHICH SHOULD YOU PICK?

The Easy Walk harness and Gentle Leader Headcollar can help train against unwanted behavior. If your dog has issues with pulling on...

Link Between Patient Anxiety, Depression and Lung Cancer Survival Rates

LINK BETWEEN PATIENT ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND LUNG CANCER SURVIVAL RATES

Whether anxiety and depression affect survival in cancer patients has been of interest to scientists for decades, but long-term research...

 
 
 
Obamacare Repeal Threatens A Health Benefit Popular In Coal Country

OBAMACARE REPEAL THREATENS A HEALTH BENEFIT POPULAR IN COAL COUNTRY

The Affordable Care Act made it faster and easier for a coal miner with black lung to get compensation benefits. Many in coal country...

Many with Advanced Lung Cancer Don't Get Treatments That Might Help

MANY WITH ADVANCED LUNG CANCER DON'T GET TREATMENTS THAT MIGHT HELP

Study found 21 percent went without therapy, even though it could boost their survival Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Chemotherapy...

 
 
 
What's your chance of getting lung cancer?

WHAT'S YOUR CHANCE OF GETTING LUNG CANCER?

Some 112.2 people out of 100,000 from the North East are diagnosed with the disease each year. But in the South West, home to Bristol,...

This Lung Disorder Tends To Be Misdiagnosed In Many Adults

THIS LUNG DISORDER TENDS TO BE MISDIAGNOSED IN MANY ADULTS

― As many as one in three adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic lung disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers...

 
 
 
Evaluating the Performance of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference Definition of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome*

EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PEDIATRIC ACUTE LUNG INJURY CONSENSUS CONFERENCE DEFINITION OF ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME*

Objective: The Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference has developed a pediatric-specific definition of acute respiratory...

 
 
 
Old Lung Cancer Patients Face A Lot of Treatment Burden

OLD LUNG CANCER PATIENTS FACE A LOT OF TREATMENT BURDEN

After a typical treatment for cancer, older patients saw an average of 20 different physicians during multiple visits and took 12 different...

Ebola Can Linger in Lungs, Study Finds

EBOLA CAN LINGER IN LUNGS, STUDY FINDS

Discovery in one patient could advance understanding of deadly disease, doctors say Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola , Lung Diseases

 
 
 
One Breath Into This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases

ONE BREATH INTO THIS BREATHALYZER CAN DIAGNOSE 17 DISEASES

A single breath into a newfangled breathalyzer is all doctors need to diagnose 17 different diseases, including lung cancer, irritable...

Comorbidities and Assessment of Severity of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Proceedings From the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Consensus Conference

COMORBIDITIES AND ASSESSMENT OF SEVERITY OF PEDIATRIC ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME: PROCEEDINGS FROM THE PEDIATRIC ACUTE LUNG INJURY CONSENSUS CONFERENCE

Objectives: To determine the impact of patient-specific and disease-related characteristics on the severity of illness and on outcome...