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Cold weather increases risk of mortality in Texas, study finds

Cold weather increases risk of mortality in Texas, study finds

New report suggests innovative approaches for better response to chemical inhalation disasters

New report suggests innovative approaches for better response to chemical inhalation disasters

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

Investigational RSV vaccine protects cattle from respiratory diseases

Investigational RSV vaccine protects cattle from respiratory diseases

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

Preterm babies given monoclonal antibody appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze

Oral devices improve sleep in OSA patients but may not reduce key heart disease risk factors

Oral devices improve sleep in OSA patients but may not reduce key heart disease risk factors

Childhood asthma may increase obesity risk, study finds

Childhood asthma may increase obesity risk, study finds

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

New database of PCR primers enables effective detection and identification of RNA viruses

Birth of infant with major congenital anomaly linked to increased risk of death in mother

Birth of infant with major congenital anomaly linked to increased risk of death in mother

Handful of nut consumption each day linked to reduced risk for wide range of diseases

Handful of nut consumption each day linked to reduced risk for wide range of diseases

Menopausal women may experience accelerated decline in lung function, research shows

Menopausal women may experience accelerated decline in lung function, research shows