Heart diseases, lung diseases, stroke are India's top killers
Heart disease has emerged as the world's top cause of death, replacing lower respiratory (lung) infections, diarrhoeal diseases and preterm birth, which were the top three causes of deaths in 1990, reports the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 ...
Hindustan Times - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37

Life expectancy increases globally as death toll falls from major diseases
Science Codex - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00

Study Shows That the Average Life Duration has Increased by Six Years Since ...
The Utah People's Post - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:33



New Treatment for Lung Disease
It kills as many people each year as breast cancer, but you may have never heard of it. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, is a deadly lung disease and until now there were no effective treatments. Now not one, but two new drugs are changing the ...
KSAT San Antonio - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 13:00



Retired iron ore miners had more heart and lung disease
MINNEAPOLIS -- Retired taconite miners on Minnesota's Iron Range had higher levels of heart disease, mesothelioma and scarring of the outer lung compared to what would be expected in the general population. Those were among the findings of a six-year ...
KARE - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:37



New Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Biomarkers Aid in Determining Disease ...
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) belongs to the group of interstitial lung diseases and is characterized by a progressive decline in lung functions due to accumulation of scarred tissue over time. The lung thickening leads to an impaired ...
Lung Disease News - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:07

UK on verge of steep lung disease rise in young adults - due to heavy spliff ...
The UK needs to be prepared for a steep rise in the number of young adults affected by a severe form of lung disease due to their regular cannabis and tobacco use - lung specialists will tell the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting on Wednesday 3rd ...
Medical Xpress - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:07



Comorbidity Identified Between Bowel and Lung Diseases
Individuals with airway diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to be diagnosed with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, a new study published in the ...
HCPLive - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:11



Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups by over 40%
Vitamin D supplements can reduce COPD lung disease flare-ups by over 40% in patients with a vitamin D deficiency – according to new research from Queen Mary University of London. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) includes conditions such ...
HealthCanal.com - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 23:52

Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups
Financial Express - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:06



Lung Disease Patients Have Higher Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Quebec is the province with the second highest frequency of Crohn's disease in Canada, with an incidence of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) more than the country's average and with the highest mortality rate due to COPD ...
Lung Disease News - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:22

Chronic diseases threaten Europe's competitiveness
EurActiv - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:45

High incidence of bowel disease seen in people with lung conditions
McGill Reporter - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:48


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