Studies show that nicotine exposure can cause asthma in a smoker’s grandchildren.
The PFF is currently accepting letters of intent for the 2013 Young Investigator and Established Investigator awards.
A new study from Oxford University finds that female smokers lose at least 10 years of life on average, but quitting smoking before age 40 avoids more than 90% of the increased risk of dying caused by continuing to smoke.
Unlike other vaccine candidates, this candidate activates both of the body’s own defense mechanisms, which may reduce the likelihood of adverse effects.
Findings indicate that tobacco products are being advertised by smartphone applications, most of which are used by children.
The drug, known to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, is recognized for having a wide impact in its field.
New research shows that endothelial cells, not muscle cells, are responsible for sensing the amount of oxygen reaching the lungs.
A study appearing in JAMA suggests that the use of protective mechanical ventilation with lower tidal volumes in patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome leads to improved patient outcomes.
A five-question patient-administered survey may increase diagnoses of COPD in primary care, according to new research.
A new study, recently presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), indicates that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality is highest in rural and poor areas.