A new study has found that oxidized lipids, may also contribute to pulmonary hypertension, a serious lung disease that narrows the small blood vessels in the lungs.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new long-acting inhaler drug from Boehringer Ingelheim to treat people with chronic lung disease.
An infectious lung disease - melioidosis - which is linked to diabetics is grossly under-diagnosed in India, according to a British expert.
Common cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins could provide relief to patients suffering from a chronic lung disease, a new study suggests.
Obese children with a history of early childhood wheezing, a breathing problem that results in a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, are at risk of facing reduced lung function as they grow up, a study has found.
An 87-year-old World War II veteran has parachuted from a plane in Ohio to support his ailing great-grandson.
Researchers have found that an important genetic risk factor for pulmonary fibrosis can be used to identify individuals at risk for this deadly lung disease.
World Tuberculosis Day, which is marked every year on March 24, commemorates Dr Robert Koch’s discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB).
PAH - high pressure in the blood vessels supplying the lungs- is a devastating condition that affects adults.
Trials on nearly 1,000 people with uncontrolled asthma showed the drug tiotropium taken through a mist inhaler opened constricted airways and appeared to improve lung function.
Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose and a wet cough.
why people with cystic fibrosis are particularly vulnerable to lung disease.
Living near a heavily congested highway correlates with a higher presence of asthma, a new study has revealed.
Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study Tuesday.
Actelion said it expects results of a pivotal late-stage clinical trial on heart and lung disease drug macitentan in the next few weeks.
A few hits on the bong now and then don`t seem to have any detrimental effects on lung health, suggests a new study.
A new study has found that adding extra daily servings of fruits and vegetables didn`t improve lung function.
Cyclists in cities inhale more black carbon than pedestrians -- and this may damage their lungs, evidence shows.
Approximately one out of every twelve adult smokers have abnormal lung densities.
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