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…)
Whether you like it or not, you are exposed to passive smoke either in your workplace or public areas. Passive smoke causes at least 46,000 deaths in the United States a year. No doubt, non smokers involuntarily subject themselves to the ill effects of passive smoke. You will treat passive smoke as hazardous to you and your loved ones once you read and digest the facts and dangers of passive smoke, the groups of people at risk, and ways to avoid the health risk of cigarette smoke. This article will change your attitude towards passive smoke and move you to protect the future of your family. (more…)
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…)
In the old days, doctors would warned asthmatic patients should not exercise because getting out of breath could bring an attack. However, asthma exercise should be considered only under a doctor’s advice. (more…)
Mesothelioma is a killer lung disease. When it strikes, there is nearly no way out for the patient. Simple activities like talking become difficult. Even eating to keep the patient alive becomes a tough chore.
Caring for someone with Mesothelioma requires strength and patience. When your family members become one of the Mesothelioma sufferers, it can be a huge blow for you. The caring process can be emotionally and physically difficult for you. (more…)