More than 5500 people die from lung disease here every year, shocking figures ...
Ireland has Europe's third highest death rate for the killer condition yet more than half of us still can't recognise the symptoms. The study also showed 49% of people will be affected by deadly respiratory conditions, either directly or through family ...
Irish Mirror - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:30

Most fail to pick up on lung illness threats
Irish Independent - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:30

Rare lung disease claims life of 2-year-old
Kendra and her husband Damon say Isabel been fighting a rare undiagnosed interstitial lung disease for the past several months. In fact, her battle earned her the nickname "warrior princess." "She perplexed the doctors the whole time, nobody knew what ...
KLKN - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:44

Roche to pay $8.3 billion for InterMune and its rare lung disease drug
The acquisition comes as InterMune is expected to win a long-coveted approval in the United States for pirfenidone, its medicine for the rare and fatal lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The disease has no known cause or cure and ...
SFGate (blog) - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:00

Switzerland's Roche to buy InterMune, US-based developer of lung disease ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:05

Roche CEO On Intermune Deal: 'This Is A Growth Story'
Forbes - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:30

Roche to Acquire InterMune for $8.3 Billion
Wall Street Journal - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:00

Chinese Workers with Fatal Lung Disease Plea for Help
Chinese mine workers plea for help after contracting a fatal occupational lung illness called Pneumoconiosis, the China Daily reported on Friday. Statistics indicate an average of 20,000 people contract the disease in China as no cure has been ...
Chinatopix - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:56

Roach: Shortness of breath may indicate lung disease
The most prevalent is probably people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease whose blood oxygen level is below 89 percent. Some other lung diseases also benefit from oxygen. In cases of poor blood flow due to heart reasons, including valvular ...
Alexandria Town Talk - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:33

Optogenetics shed light on cardiac, lung, immune disease
“We will target these tools so that they can be combined to study diseases of the heart, lungs, vasculature and blood,” said Dr. Michael Kotlikoff, the Austin O. Hooey Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine and the ...
Cornell Chronicle - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:48

Virus poses particular danger to kids with asthma; cases in 12 states
The virus, known as Enterovirus D68, is a rare form of the virus normally associated with the common cold, Anne Schuchat, assistant surgeon general and director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news conference ...
Los Angeles Times - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:58

Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country
ABC News - Sun, 07 Sep 2014 14:56

Doctors warn unprecedented Midwest lung virus could spread across the US
Daily Mail - Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:03

Specialist weighs in on respiratory virus infecting children
WLKY Louisville - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:52

Mystery respiratory virus likely to hit kids across country
WKRN - Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:33

What You Need to Know about Virus Sweeping the Midwest
Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:22

Health officials on watch for new virus that affects children
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:01

Zebrafish may hold key to unlocking a leading cause of respiratory diseases
A small freshwater fish found in many tropical aquariums may hold the key to unlocking one of the leading causes of respiratory diseases in humans. Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have identified hundreds of ... - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:45

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