Study Suggests More Sensitive Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Needed
She initiated and has led the Epidemiology and Genetics of Lung Cancer Research Program at Mayo Clinic, which is designed to identify genomic, environmental and other host factors (such as chronic lung diseases) that are involved in disease risk and ...
Lung Disease News - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:48

Trends in the Proportion of Patients With Lung Cancer Meeting Screening Criteria
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:07

Inflammatory Protein Associated with COPD Severity
The research team assessed the level of serum IL-1β in 60 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with an average age of 59 years during acute exacerbation and in stable condition, and compared the findings with 20 healthy individuals. In ...
Lung Disease News - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:36

Healthy diet linked to lung health
"I think that we need to emphasize the role of diet in respiratory diseases, which is largely unknown by the general audience," lead author Dr. Raphaëlle Varraso, from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Villejuif, told ...
Reuters UK - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:52

Lung Allocation Score Guidelines For Prioritizing Lung Transplant Allocations ...
The coauthors also observe that lung transplant is increasingly used in treating patients who have end-stage lung diseases or are critically ill, and that lungs are allocated to US transplant candidates aged 12 years or older primarily on the basis of ...
Lung Disease News - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:56

Chronic Respiratory Diseases: Challenges in Diagnosis
According to the WHO, hundreds of millions of people are affected by chronic respiratory diseases. They cause significant morbidity and mortality; more than 10% of deaths from noncommunicable diseases in 2008 were attributed to respiratory diseases.
Medscape - Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:15

Ultrasound may help identify interstitial lung disease in patients with ...
Transthoracic sonography may be a sensitive, non-invasive tool for identifying and monitoring early-stage interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus, according to researchers ...
Healio - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:07

Interstitial Lung Disease Patients Benefit from Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Hyperpolarized 3He MRI for lung cancer Individuals with chronic lung diseases — such as cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and chronic bronchitis — are sometimes recommended to start a pulmonary ...
Lung Disease News - Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:26

Healthy Diet May Lower Lung Disease Risk
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is an umbrella term for several chronic lung diseases, including emphysema and bronchitis, that lead to blocked air passages and restricted oxygen flow. Routine breathing can be difficult and painful for ...
WebMD - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 09:48

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of chronic lung disease
Medical Xpress - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:26

Whole grains, polyunsaturated fats help keep lung diseases at bay
Zee News - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:03

Improve diet to keep chronic lung disease away
Times of India - Wed, 04 Feb 2015 01:11

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