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Hair Sample Tests Reveal Underreported Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Among Preemies With Lung Disease

Findings suggest high levels of false caregiver smoking reports, or second-hand exposure in multi-unit housing ...

Cystic Fibrosis Discovery May Lead to New Treatment Strategy to Help Patients Breathe Easier

Team Identifies Why Disease Thickens Mucus in Lung Disease, Explores Possible New Treatments ...

Respiratory chain: Protein complex structure revealed

Biochemists uncover an elementary energy metabolism process: They unlocked the structure of mitochondrial complex 1, a large protein complex in the respiratory chain , and at the same time learnt new aspects of its function. ... Full story

Bitter wind chill: Children and people with respiratory problems are especially vulnerable, says UB physician

Holmes, a clinical associate professor in the UB Department of Family Medicine, directs the global health education program of the UB medical school. ... Full story

Surgery for Pulmonary Embolism May Prevent More Deaths Than Drug Therapy Alone

MANHASSET, NY -- A surgical procedure that was virtually abandoned in the 1950s because of its high mortality rates in trying to save patients with acute pulmonary embolism may actually prevent more deaths in severely ill patients than current drug therapies alone, according to a new analysis of cases conducted in the North Shore-LIJ Health System over the past decade. ... Full story

E-Cigarette Vapors, Flavorings, Trigger Lung Cell Stress

Do electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking? As the debate continues on that point, a new University of Rochester study suggests that e-cigarettes are likely a toxic replacement for tobacco products. ... Full story

University of Maryland Medicine Announces New National Program In Lung Healing to Develop Innovative Approaches for Preventing and Treating Acute Lung Disease

New Program Builds on UM Medicine’s Longstanding Clinical, Research and Educational Leadership in Trauma, Surgery and Pulmonary Medicine ... Full story

Partnership the power behind lung disease treatment

Help may be on its way for sufferers of lung fibrosis - a condition sometimes caused by exposure to asbestos but one that sometimes appears without any known stimulus. ... Full story

Resuscitation Expert Answers Your Questions About Hands-Only CPR

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When a person’s heart stops beating, every second counts. However, bystanders often fear giving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a victim. ... Full story

Moderate lifetime marijuana smoking associated with airway irritation but not lung function

A research study based on analysis of publicly available data has found that recent marijuana use was associated with symptoms of airway inflammation, but that moderate lifetime use was not associated with clinically significant changes in measures of lung function. The study is the largest cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between marijuana use and measures of lung health to date. ... Full story

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