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  • Research sheds light on a novel disease mechanism in chronic smokers
    Post time: 09-21-2018

    Research published in the journal Clinical Sciencesuggests that an immune signalling protein called interleukin (IL)-26 is increased among chronic smokers with lung disease and this involvement reveals disease mechanisms of interest for developing more effective therapy for these hard-to-tr...Read more »

  • Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms
    Post time: 09-20-2018

    A drug used in stem cell therapy to treat certain cancers may also protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung injury. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for July....Read more »

  • Father’s obesity in early puberty doubles asthma-risk for future offspring
    Post time: 09-19-2018

    An international EU-study (ALEC), including researchers from the Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, has shown that the period between the age of eight and puberty is particularly important for lung health later in life. "If one gains a lot of weight during this per...Read more »

  • Inhaled steroids may increase risk of nontuberculous mycobacteria lung infections
    Post time: 09-18-2018

    Patients using inhaled steroids to control asthma and other breathing problems may be at greater risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung infections, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. NTM are in the same family as tu...Read more »

  • Testosterone replacement therapy may slow the progression of COPD
    Post time: 09-17-2018

    Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that testosterone replacement therapy may slow disease progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The paper is currently available in Chronic Respiratory Disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or ...Read more »

  • Obesity alters airway muscle function, increases asthma risk
    Post time: 09-15-2018

    New research suggests that obesity changes how airway muscles function, increasing the risk of developing asthma. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology — Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. The prevalence of asthma and obesity — as both ...Read more »

  • Childhood exposure to secondhand smoke may increase risk of adult lung disease death
    Post time: 09-14-2018

    A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood. The study also suggests secondhand smoke exposure as an adult increases the risk of death not only from COPD but also several o...Read more »

  • Autoimmunity plays role in development of COPD
    Post time: 09-13-2018

    Autoimmunity plays a role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study led by Georgia State University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center that analyzed human genome information stored in Vanderbilt's DNA biobank. COPD is a group of diseases t...Read more »

  • Natural ‘breakdown’ of chemicals predicts lung damage in 9/11 firefighters
    Post time: 09-12-2018

    Abnormal levels of more than two dozen metabolites — chemicals produced in the body as it breaks down fats, proteins and carbohydrates — can reliably predict which Sept. 11 firefighters developed lung disease and which did not, a new analysis shows. Researchers say the results, publi...Read more »

  • Asthma and Excessive Airway Nerves
    Post time: 09-11-2018

    A new study implicates remodeling of nerves in the airways as a key contributor to heightened sensitivity and airway constriction in patients with asthma. The study published today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The results provide new insight into a little-understood factor...Read more »

  • Genetics and pollution drive severity of asthma symptoms
    Post time: 09-10-2018

    Asthma patients, with a specific genetic profile, exhibit more intense symptoms following exposure to traffic pollution, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and collaborators. The study appeared online in Scientific Reports. The research team, made up of scientists...Read more »

  • Feellife team in Medical Philippines Expo 2018
    Post time: 09-07-2018

    Medical Philippines Expo is a 3 day event being held from 4th September to 6th September 2018 at the SMX Convention Center in Manila, Philippines. This is the only specialized medical, dental and pharmaceutical event in the Philippines that brings together an international congregation of Medical...Read more »

  • Growth in first 3 years of life affects respiratory health in children
    Post time: 09-04-2018

    Children's growth in the first three years of life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age. This is the main conclusion of a new study carried out by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the "la Caixa" ...Read more »

  • Traveling with COPD
    Post time: 08-27-2018

    Having a chronic lung disease does not mean you have to give up traveling. People with COPD can still take vacations, visit friends and family and see the world. You will just need to do a little extra planning. You can have a safe and fun trip. The information on this page can help you plan fo...Read more »

  • The youngest smoke more
    Post time: 08-25-2018

    "Since 1970, campaigns against smoking seem to have been largely successful, but the message has not been able to reach the youngest ages," says professor Cecilie Svanes at Centre for International Health at The University of Bergen (UiB). The researchers in the large EU research proje...Read more »

  • Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health
    Post time: 08-22-2018

    As little as one hour of exposure to tobacco smoke per week can significantly impact the health of teens, according to a University of Cincinnati study published in the September 2018 issue of Pediatrics. "There is no safe level of secondhand smoke exposure," says Ashley Merianos,...Read more »

  • Statins associated with improvement of rare lung disease
    Post time: 08-20-2018

    In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering statins may improve the conditions of people with a rare lung disease called autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. The research also suggested that two new tests could help diagnose the condition. Autoimmune pu...Read more »

  • COPD and Alcohol: Is There a Connection?
    Post time: 08-14-2018

    COPD, tobacco, and alcohol Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that affect your breathing. This includes chronic bronchitis, asthma, COPD overlap syndrome, and emphysema. People with COPD typically have blocked airways and experience breathing-relate...Read more »

  • 40% of Women With Asthma May Develop COPD
    Post time: 08-11-2018

    More than 4 in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, and published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In "Asthma and COPD Overlap in Women: Incidence and Risk Factor...Read more »

  • New pediatric asthma yardstick has treatment guidance for children of every age
    Post time: 08-10-2018

    Although about 10 percent of school-aged children in the United States have asthma, there are few comprehensive U.S. guidelines for treating pediatric asthma. The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), offers a user-friend...Read more »

  • Anaphylaxis from Tick Bite Meat Allergy
    Post time: 07-31-2018

    An increase in the Lone Star tick population since 2006, and the ability to recognize the ticks as the source of "alpha gal" allergy to red meat has meant significantly more cases of anaphylaxis being properly identified. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, th...Read more »

  • Cannabis does not improve breathlessness during exercise in patients with advanced COPD
    Post time: 07-30-2018

    Inhaled vaporized cannabis does not appear to improve or worsen exercise performance and activity-related breathlessness in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a randomized controlled trial published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic...Read more »

  • The Latest Asthma Treatments
    Post time: 07-24-2018

    For anyone who has lived with asthma for a while, one of the top questions has got to be: "Is this the best treatment out there?" With scientists always on the hunt for better drug therapies with fewer side effects, it's possible that the drug you're on now isn't the best o...Read more »

  • 6 Important Vaccines for People with Asthma
    Post time: 07-23-2018

    Taking care of asthma doesn't just mean looking after your lungs—it means keeping your whole body in check. One of the easiest ways to protect your overall health and avoid damaging and deadly diseases is vaccination. Vaccines are especially important for people with chronic conditions (like...Read more »

  • Exercise Is Good, Even If Air Quality Is Not
    Post time: 07-20-2018

    Even in areas with moderate-to-high levels of traffic pollution, regular physical activity reduced the risk of first and recurrent heart attack, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke ...Read more »

  • Having Asthma as an Older Adult(Watch out for these special concerns if you’re over 50.)
    Post time: 07-16-2018

    Think asthma strikes only the young? Not so—a whopping 18.7 million adults live with the condition in the U.S. alone. In fact, adult-onset asthma can occur at any time in life—even in adults over 50. There are two reasons older adults get diagnosed with asthma for the first time, says Stephen Wa...Read more »

  • How do I care for someone with COPD?
    Post time: 07-10-2018

    To be a good caregiver for someone with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you need to help the person lead a healthy lifestyle and stick with his or her treatment plan.One important aspect of COPD caregiving is encouraging pulmonary rehabilitation. This therapy helps the person incre...Read more »

  • Linked Between Eating Fast Food and Asthma
    Post time: 07-09-2018

    A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. The analysis included 16 studies. In...Read more »

  • The 5 Best Exercises for Asthma
    Post time: 07-06-2018

    HOW ACTIVITY HELPS YOUR LUNGS Should your asthma keep you from being active? Of course not! "Not only should those with asthma be able to participate in exercise, but in fact, it may improve their cardiac fitness and reduce the severity of attacks," says Clifford Bassett, MD, founder a...Read more »

  • 6 Surprising Asthma Triggers
    Post time: 07-05-2018

    HIDDEN TRIGGERS TO AVOID People with asthma know the obvious triggers that can send them into a coughing fit. Exercising, cigarette smoke and dust all pop into mind. But there are other unique causes of asthma attacks that may not be on your radar. If you're not sure why your asthma has...Read more »

  • The Worst Foods for Asthma
    Post time: 07-04-2018

    WHY DIET MATTERS Lung inflammation triggers asthma attacks that make people feel as though they're drowning. To prevent attacks, it's important to reduce the triggers, and many can be found in the foods you eat. "There's no link between nutrition and asthma that shows a nutrient...Read more »

  • Kids With Allergies: Emerging Food Allergies
    Post time: 06-27-2018

    Children with known skin, food and respiratory allergies should be screened for an emerging, chronic food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a painful inflammation of the esophagus, the food tube between the mouth and stomach. Pediatric allergists who analyzed a very large group of c...Read more »

  • What’s The Key for COPD?——Flu Prevention
    Post time: 06-26-2018

    If you or someone you know has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), it's extra important to do all you can to avoid the flu – including getting a flu shot every year — and to get treatment fast if the virus strikes. The flu can be hard on your body. It can mak...Read more »

  • Warning Signs of Lung Disease
    Post time: 06-25-2018

    A nagging cough or slight wheeze may barely register in the course of our busy days, but it's critically important to pay attention to even mild symptoms. Sometimes people think having trouble breathing is just something that comes with getting older. It is important to pay attention to...Read more »

  • Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy
    Post time: 06-23-2018

    Sometimes we take our lungs for granted. They keep us alive and well and for the most part, we don't need to think about them. That's why it is important to prioritize your lung health. Your body has a natural defense system designed to protect the lungs, keeping dirt and germs at bay. B...Read more »

  • Majority of US adults prescribed epinephrine report not using it in an emergency
    Post time: 06-22-2018

    The most effective, life-saving treatment for a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) is epinephrine. Yet a new study shows in an emergency, 52 percent of adults with potentially life-threatening allergies didn't use the epinephrine auto-injectors (EAI) they were prescribed. The new study, ...Read more »

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