lung conditions

e-cigarettes damaging lungs?

September 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 3 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes, touted as a safer substitute for cigarettes, could turn out to be a remedy worse than the disease and end up damaging the lungs, ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for asthma, other lung disorders identified

April 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): A researcher has discovered a molecule's previously unknown role as a major trigger for airway remodeling, which impairs lung function, making the molecule a promising therapeutic target for ... Read more...

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Carson Hartley may never be able to speak

January 4th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A ten-month-old toddler may never be able to utter a sound again after his voice box and throat were destroyed during series of operations to correct heart ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could help people enjoy more active lives

December 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): It's not only athletes who can benefit from beetroot juice's performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem-cell therapy could treat acute lung injury: Study

August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers have found more evidence to prove that bone marrow stem cells could be used to treat acute lung injury in patients.Drs. Michael A. Matthay and Jae W. ... Read more...

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Diabetes could harm lungs just like smoking

August 3rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): People with diabetes may have impaired lung function, which is similar to the impairment found in smokers, according to a recent study.Researchers from The Netherlands conducted a ... Read more...

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Stem cells could save lives in lung damage

June 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 19 (IANS) For the first time, Australian researchers have found a type of stem cell that could prove crucial in reducing injury and scarring in the lung and even generate ... Read more...

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Sex tips for people with breathing problems

February 15th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 15 (ANI): The British Lung Foundation (BLF) has come up with tips for those having breathing problems to help them boost their sex lives.Dr Noemi Eiser, the BLF's medical director, ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic targets for lung diseases discovered

December 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Scientists have found five genetic variants that are linked to the health of the human lung.A total of 96 scientists from 63 centres in Europe and Australia ... Read more...

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Vicks nasal sprays recalled over bacteria fears

November 20th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Vicks nasal sprays have been recalled from markets in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, after it was learnt that they contained a dangerous bacteria.A routine ... Read more...

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Expectant mums ‘at increased risk of swine flu complications’

June 16th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Pregnant women, especially those in the third trimester, are at an increased risk of serious complications from the H1N1 A influenza virus, says a new report.With the H1N1 ... Read more...

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Breakthrough may pave way for personalized asthma, COPD therapy

May 19th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have defined a new type of immune response in patients with severe asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder - a finding that could pave way for ... Read more...

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New technique lights up lungs to diagnose disease

April 29th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a novel technique that can illuminate a persons lungs and help in earlier diagnosis of lung conditions and diseases.The ... Read more...

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