A new study reveals that cigarettes are the cause of one-third of all cancer-related deaths.
UC Berkeley engineers have created a pulse oximeter sensor comprised of organic materials.
Two opposing expert commentaries on e-cigarette use published in BMC Medicine call for a rational discussion based on evidence.
Research shows infant deaths from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can be uncommon and there may be fewer fatalities than previously believed.
New research shows medical professionals should inquire more about smokeless tobacco use by rural female patients as it is largely unknown.
Shire has just announced a new partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to develop technology that can maintain lung function and protect against respiratory infections.
A recent study shows that correcting flu vaccine myths may not be an effective means of promoting immunization.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends that general practitioners (GPs) should perform a C-reactive protein (CRP) test before prescribing antibiotics for pneumonia.
According to new research published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, children born prematurely are at an increased risk of flu-related complications and should be a priority group for seasonal flu vaccination; however, they are not identified as at-risk in WHO, UK, or USA guidelines.
A federal report shows an estimated 50,000 fewer patients died in hospitals and approximately $12 billion in health care costs were saved as a result of a reduction in hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2013.