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Bronchiectasis is a condition in which the lung’s airways (bronchi) are dilated, causing an accumulation of mucus. This, in turn, makes the patient more vulnerable to infection, which can cause permanent damage. Most affected patients are middle-aged.
Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Bronchiectasis patients often display high sensitivity to airborne allergens

Bronchiectasis patients often display high sensitivity to airborne allergens

Inhaled steroid use linked to greater risk of NTM lung infections

Inhaled steroid use linked to greater risk of NTM lung infections

ATS Foundation and Insmed to provide $50,000 funding for NTM lung disease research

ATS Foundation and Insmed to provide $50,000 funding for NTM lung disease research

Chinese researchers report first clinical trial based on autologous lung stem cell transplantation

Chinese researchers report first clinical trial based on autologous lung stem cell transplantation

E-cigarettes may activate distinctive and potentially damaging immune responses, study reveals

E-cigarettes may activate distinctive and potentially damaging immune responses, study reveals

Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Findings suggest e-cigarettes may be just as bad as traditional cigarettes

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Breakthrough study could lead to diagnostic tools and better treatments for chronic bronchitis

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

New analysis shows high mortality and financial burden for pulmonary disease due to non-tuberculosis mycobacterium (NTM)

New analysis shows high mortality and financial burden for pulmonary disease due to non-tuberculosis mycobacterium (NTM)

Study shows new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases

Study shows new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases

NTM lung infections

NTM lung infections

Getting drugs to bugs in NTM lung infections: an interview with Dr Jakko van Ingen

Getting drugs to bugs in NTM lung infections: an interview with Dr Jakko van Ingen

Testing lung health online: an interview with Professor Stephen Holgate

Testing lung health online: an interview with Professor Stephen Holgate

Airway granulocytes potential CF biomarker for fungal lung disease

Airway granulocytes potential CF biomarker for fungal lung disease

Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma: an interview with Dr. Rob Niven

Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma: an interview with Dr. Rob Niven

Bayer's Amikacin Inhale and Ciprofloxacin DPI receive QIDP designation from FDA

Bayer's Amikacin Inhale and Ciprofloxacin DPI receive QIDP designation from FDA

International Biophysics files patent protection for revolutionary AffloVest

International Biophysics files patent protection for revolutionary AffloVest

BreathingSpace health facility improves quality of life for people with severe respiratory disease

BreathingSpace health facility improves quality of life for people with severe respiratory disease

Lung-damaging bacterium turns body's antibody response in its favor

Lung-damaging bacterium turns body's antibody response in its favor