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Study highlights need for further evidence to improve symptom management in end of life care

Study highlights need for further evidence to improve symptom management in end of life care

Brief elevation of airborne particulate matter linked to respiratory infection in children

Brief elevation of airborne particulate matter linked to respiratory infection in children

Brief exposure to pollution-causing particles triggers lung infections in children

Brief exposure to pollution-causing particles triggers lung infections in children

New blood test accurately predicts development of TB two years before onset

New blood test accurately predicts development of TB two years before onset

Study suggests Tai Chi as low-cost alternative to pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients

Study suggests Tai Chi as low-cost alternative to pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD patients

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis struggle to use complex inhalers

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis struggle to use complex inhalers

Asthmatics have lower degree of DNA methylation in certain immune cells

Asthmatics have lower degree of DNA methylation in certain immune cells

IPF Catalyst Challenge recognizes Owlstone Medical’s Breath Biopsy platform

IPF Catalyst Challenge recognizes Owlstone Medical’s Breath Biopsy platform

Managing tobacco smoking leads to reductions in opioid use, study shows

Managing tobacco smoking leads to reductions in opioid use, study shows

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

Coarse particulate matter exposure linked to increased asthma risk in children

Coarse particulate matter exposure linked to increased asthma risk in children

Human ‘common cold’ virus kills healthy chimpanzees in Uganda

Human ‘common cold’ virus kills healthy chimpanzees in Uganda

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

Lactic acid bacteria can offer protection against subtypes of influenza A virus

New report reveals steep rise in lung disease admissions to emergency departments during winter

New report reveals steep rise in lung disease admissions to emergency departments during winter

Prenatal and early-life consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of mid-childhood asthma

Prenatal and early-life consumption of sugary drinks may increase risk of mid-childhood asthma

Severely preterm children with HRV have lower airway obstruction linked to retractions, wheezing

Severely preterm children with HRV have lower airway obstruction linked to retractions, wheezing

WHO delivers medical supplies to tackle outbreak of diphtheria in Yemen

WHO delivers medical supplies to tackle outbreak of diphtheria in Yemen

Study provides potential explanation for increased prevalence of asthma in adult women

Study provides potential explanation for increased prevalence of asthma in adult women

Philips announces launch of global movement to raise awareness for COPD

Philips announces launch of global movement to raise awareness for COPD

ATS debuts new video to highlight dangers of flavored tobacco

ATS debuts new video to highlight dangers of flavored tobacco