Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Tags Pulmonary/respiratory medicine

Tag: pulmonary/respiratory medicine

UK study highlights importance of spirometry in diagnosing COPD

March 13, 2020 - A UK study of patients participating in low-dose CT lung cancer screening highlights the importance of spirometry (breathing tests)...

Vaping chemical creates toxic ketene gas, RCSI research

A chemical found in some vaping products can produce a highly toxic gas when heated up, according to new research from RCSI University of...

Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies’ lips...

CINCINNATI--Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that...

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

TAMPA, Fla. (June 18, 2019) -- Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical...

Researchers question implanting IVC filters on prophylactic basis before bariatric surgery

(Philadelphia, PA) - There are currently more than 200,000 bariatric surgeries being performed in the United States each year according to estimates...

Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed...

A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists. The new...

Researcher identifies adjuvant that prevents vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease in RSV

ATLANTA--A unique adjuvant, a substance that enhances the body's immune response to toxins and foreign matter, can prevent vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease, a...

Formation of habitual use drives cannabis addiction

Philadelphia, June 13, 2019 - A shift from brain systems controlling reward-driven use to habit-driven use differentiates heavy cannabis users who are addicted to...

WVU and NIOSH study ways to prevent lung disease in dentistry...

Inhaling dangerous particulates is a hazard of coal mining, mold remediation, sandblasting ... and dentistry.Fotinos Panagakos, associate dean of research at the West...

Electronic inhaler monitoring reduces hospitalizations, ER visits in patients with COPD

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Cleveland: In one of the first-of-its-kind studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers found that the use of electronic inhaler monitoring, in combination...