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Over 1,000 people in Arizona are being monitored for possible exposure to measles at the Phoenix Children’s East Valley Center.
For patients with prostate cancer, smokers may have increased risk of treatment side effects from prostate cancer.
A UK study shows smoking cannabis is linked to more respiratory problems than smoking tobacco.
Red blood cell transfusions after a during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) increases the risk of pneumonia.
Under proposed NICE guidelines, general practitioners will have to carry out a series of assessments to ensure they have an objective asthma diagnosis.
The large-scale DYNAGITO study will examine the potential benefit of tiotropium + olodaterol Respimat FDC† compared to Spiriva (tiotropium) Respimat on COPD symptoms.
Interventions to reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as the flu include hand washing and minimizing contact with other people.
During the recent state of the union address, President Obama highlighted cystic fibrosis as a model for the government’s strategy for precision medicine and treatment.
The University of Louisville has launched a research trial to study an investigational medical device designed to aid patients with emphysema by shutting off the diseased part of the lung.
Jaber Hassan, MD, of the Blount Memorial Sleep Health Center, says that recent advances in non-invasive ventilator support using BPAP or BiPAP systems have notably decreased patients’ with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) chances of needing an invasive ventilator.