lung cancer
Members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), including the ATS, are launching a campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer.
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A UPI news report indicates that researchers utilized targeted molecular contrast agent to make tumors glow to the naked eye, making it easier to identify tumors during surgery.
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A genetic study reveals that long telomeres are associated with an elevated risk of lung adenocarcinoma.
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CimaVax, a new lung cancer vaccine from Cuba, will soon be available in the United States thanks to improved relations between the two nations.
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A new study found that six carbonyl compounds in exhaled breath may distinguish between lung cancer patients and healthy controls, which may be used to detect malignancy.
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Routine lung cancer screenings may lower a patient's motivation to stop smoking, according to a recent study.
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Boehringer Ingelheim and Hanmi Pharmaceutical have entered into a collaboration agreement for the development of HM61713, a therapy for lung cancer.
South Korea conducts experimental plasma therapy on MERS patients
The virus, which was first confirmed in a patient on May 20th, killed 36 people, infected 186, triggered widespread panic and school closures, and stymied growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy
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According to a study in CHEST, patients with COPD showed decreased gray matter volume in parts of the brain involved in the processing of dyspnea, fear, and antinociception.
Nintendo Patent Suggests Sleep-Tracking Device
Nintendo reportedly received a patent for a sleep-tracking device called the S+ which looks similar to an alarm clock.
New burn pit report: Lung disease, high blood pressure common in exposed vets
Troops who worked at burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as those exposed to multiple dust storms during war-zone deployments, have higher rates of common respiratory illnesses like asthma and emphysema.
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Low circulating concentrations of the anti-inflammatory protein CC16 is a predictor for accelerated lung function decline and incident COPD in adults.
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Smoking, not HIV status, appears to be strongly related to cardiovascular risk and multimorbidity among individuals with HIV, according to recent findings.
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Older women are much more likely than men to suffer brain dysfunction after surgery with general anesthesia, a new study finds.
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South Korea reported no additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome for the 21st consecutive day on Sunday, with the number of patients remaining unchanged at 186.
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Emergency medicine experts say evaluating a paramedic service based on its response times is a tricky proposition at best, but these response times have come under scrutiny in New Jersey.
lungs
Lung cells can regenerate using another type of lung cell, according to research published in Nature Communications.
stroke
A recent study examined the association between sleep duration and occurrence of stroke in senior adults.
lung cancer surgery
In a recent year-long study, 40% of patients with COPD experienced falls, with more than 75% of these patients falling multiple times.
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A new $250 “First Responder Fee” was approved by the Long Beach City Council to be collected whenever Long Beach Fire Department paramedics provide medical service.