Lung Health : Health & Medical
A clear understanding of the pathway linking cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene mutations to cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease has been aggressively sought and widely debated by the CF research community.
Epidemiologic studies have been playing frontier roles to explore determinants of sarcoidosis by observing affected persons within the related population.
Not being able to breathe properly is scary. Not knowing why is scarier. If you're out of shape and trying to get fit again, it's normal to experience some shortness of breath. However, if easing off doesn't lead to you quickly catching your breath again, there could be something else at play. Some
Neurosarcoidosis is the area of sarcoidosis in which MRI has been most extensively used.
Dr. Andy Shorr discusses a new study that shows low-dose oral steroids may be as effective as high-dose IV steroids in patients hospitalized for acute COPD exacerbation. Will clinical practice change?
Find out more about parameters of utility -- for exhaled nitric oxide as a biomarker in kids with a history of bronchiolitis.
What's the rationale for inhaled antibiotic therapy?
The Social Security Administration offers programs for citizens with serious debilitating diseases. Social Security Supplemental Income and Disability Income are the two largest programs offered to the Social Security Administration that provide assistance to people with debilitating lung diseases.
During times of anxiety and stress, it is common for us to breathe shallowly. With shallow breathing, breaths are taken into the throat or chest but do not fill up the lungs. This type of respiration is created by stress and chemical alterations in the body. When our breathing is limited, it adds mo
What are the risks and benefits of clinical trials, and what questions should you ask if you are considering participating?