Health Beat: Lung disease continues to be a major killer in Yuba-Sutter
Chronic lower respiratory disease, of which COPD is included, and lung cancer are the second and fifth leading causes of death in Yuba County, according to the California Department of Public Health county health status profiles for 2015. Yuba County's ...
Appeal-Democrat - Sun, 05 Jul 2015 00:07

'Breathe Fashion' fundraiser benefited lung disease victims
The event, titled “Breathe Fashion,” raised funds for people with lung-related illnesses. The organization provides education and support to Nevadans with lung diseases such as asthma, COPD and lung cancer. This year's event was in partnership with the ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog) - Sat, 04 Jul 2015 20:30



Possible Cure for Two Fatal Lung Diseases Discovered
Pulmonary fibrosis affects nearly 130,000 people in the U.S., with about 48,000 new cases diagnosed annually. Pulmonary hypertension is rare — with only about 15 to 50 cases per million people. But the total number of deaths attributed to the disease ...
Newsmax - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:41

UGA researchers find potential treatment for fatal lung diseases
UGA Today - Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:00

Public Release: 12-Jun-2015 UGA researchers find potential treatment for fatal ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:01

Potential treatment for fatal lung diseases identified
Zee News - Sat, 13 Jun 2015 03:52

Study Finds Triciribine Could Reverse Pulmonary Fibrosis and Pulmonary ...
Lung Disease News - Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:01



New COPD Guidelines Lead to Misdiagnosis in Certain Patient Subsets
COPD is one of the most common lung diseases and a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, being the third leading cause of disease-related death in the United States. It is a progressive disease in which individuals develop serious problems ...
Lung Disease News - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:18

Lung disease is more likely to be misdiagnosed in young women
BT.com - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:52

Lung disease misdiagnosis fears
expressandstar.com - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:41



Millions May Be Living With Undiagnosed Lung Disease; Lung-Function Test ...
But when researchers from National Jewish Health, a hospital in Denver, Colorado took a closer look at long-term smokers, they found most had passed a test that failed to detect signs of lung disease. The study that resulted from the investigation ...
Medical Daily - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:37

Millions of smokers AND ex-smokers may have undiagnosed lung diseases
Daily Mail - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:09

Millions of smokers may have undiagnosed lung disease
Business Insider - Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:32



New Spyryx deal is latest putting RTP in spotlight for fighting lung disease
Significantly, the companies have all relied on early support from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center to help their quest to transform academic research into marketable products to fight respiratory diseases such as cystic fibrosis, chronic ...
WRAL Tech Wire - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:03



Clinic says new research could lead to faster lung disease diagnoses
Doctors at the Hannibal Clinic have been developing research to determine different ways to treat lung diseases that can be hard to diagnose. Hannibal Clinic President and CEO Michael Bukstein says these lung diseases involve patients having difficulty ...
WGEM - Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:07



Comorbidities Found To Decrease Survival in Lung Cancer Patients
Researchers from the University of Nebraska established a correlation between other diseases occurring in lung cancer patients (known as “comorbidities”) and the impact on their survival. The study entitled “Comorbidity and Survival in Lung Cancer ...
Lung Disease News - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:32


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