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Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Tonsil and adenoid removal increases long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases

Study finds link between low neighborhood walkability and childhood asthma

Study finds link between low neighborhood walkability and childhood asthma

Seniors' air pollution exposure linked to hospitalization for ARDS

Seniors' air pollution exposure linked to hospitalization for ARDS

Multidisciplinary clinic can provide quality care for low-income patients with lung conditions

Multidisciplinary clinic can provide quality care for low-income patients with lung conditions

Higher exposure to carbon monoxide in utero increases risk of poor lung function in infants

Higher exposure to carbon monoxide in utero increases risk of poor lung function in infants

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

Clinical trial begins enrollment to test safety of experimental MERS treatments

New drug treatment could be promising therapeutic approach for millions with asthma

New drug treatment could be promising therapeutic approach for millions with asthma

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