Researchers found that the YouTube videos contain tobacco brands that appeal to youth and normalized smoking.
Researchers have identified specific changes tuberculosis makes to a patients blood.
Following Katrina, children in New Orleans demonstrated increased sensitivities to environmental asthma triggersputting them at risk for more severe asthma symptoms and attacks.
Aspergillus fumigatus is one of the most common airborne molds, and while it does not cause illness in the vast majority of those who inhale it, it can cause life threatening allergic symptoms in cystic fibrosis patients.
Of the 15 groups invited to participate, five groups will receive $10,000 in education support, while the other 10 groups will receive travel stipends to attend collaborative meetings.
The researchers found that local fisherman who took part in the 2002 cleanup of the Prestige oil spill showed increased prevalence of respiratory symptoms and evidence of persistent airway injury.
The country’s move to ban tobacco displays in storefront windows aims to protect young people from tobacco marketing.
The lungs of Pneumocystis sufferers become a battlefield when attacked by the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii, which is especially deadly for patients with weakened immune systems.
A study finds once-daily budesonide/formoterol achieves better maintenance of pulmonary function compared to once-daily pMDI budesonide in 6- to 15- year-old patients with stable asthma.
Industry incentives and protections encourage development of many drugs which lack any new benefits over existing drugs, but pose potential harm to users.