COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease that is progressive and often makes breathing difficult for the patients, this is as reported by U.S. News (09/05). (more…)Recent search: COPD/lung diseases
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Some scientists believe that they have found stem cells in the lungs. These cells can create various types of organ tissue, thus opening the possibility of treatment for lung diseases like emphysema and others.
According to Associated Press (AP), this finding is published in the ‘New England Journal of Medicine’ on Thursday, May 12, 2011. Scientists who conducted the study among others are, Piero Anversa, Joseph Loscalzo, and their colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. (more…)
“Most types of lung disease caused by work can be prevented, the simple steps in controlling it can reduce exposure and also its risk,” said Philip Harber, MD, professor and head of the UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division, according to Health. (more…)Recent search: Is lung mask dangous