Respiratory Disease News and Research

RSS
Pakistani refugees continue to be at high risk for disease, U.N. says

Pakistani refugees continue to be at high risk for disease, U.N. says

Six 'major health agencies' form alliance to address chronic diseases in developing countries

Six 'major health agencies' form alliance to address chronic diseases in developing countries

90 per cent of the world's population won't have access to antivirals in pandemic - generic drugs may help though

90 per cent of the world's population won't have access to antivirals in pandemic - generic drugs may help though

Officials concerned about potential disease outbreaks among displaced Pakistanis; Obama requests more U.S. aid money

Officials concerned about potential disease outbreaks among displaced Pakistanis; Obama requests more U.S. aid money

Take control of your asthma, EPA advises

Take control of your asthma, EPA advises

Obese mothers, asthmatic kids

Obese mothers, asthmatic kids

Safe for passengers with lung disease to travel by air

Safe for passengers with lung disease to travel by air

Genetic basis for environmental and occupational respiratory diseases

Genetic basis for environmental and occupational respiratory diseases

Simple interventions could contain flu spread – focus on children

Simple interventions could contain flu spread – focus on children

World Health Organisation says wash your hands and sing 'Happy Birthday' twice to avoid swine flu

World Health Organisation says wash your hands and sing 'Happy Birthday' twice to avoid swine flu

Swine flu - All you need to know

Swine flu - All you need to know

Black-white differences in avoidable mortality in the United States, 1980-2005

Black-white differences in avoidable mortality in the United States, 1980-2005

Treatment for acid reflux does not improve asthma symptoms

Treatment for acid reflux does not improve asthma symptoms

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

FDA approves new indication for Wyeth's Tygacil (tigecycline)

Alba Therapeutics announces next clinical trial of lead compound, Larazotide Acetate

Alba Therapeutics announces next clinical trial of lead compound, Larazotide Acetate

Statins reduce odds of an asthma-related hospitalization or ER visit

Statins reduce odds of an asthma-related hospitalization or ER visit

Long-term ground ozone exposure increases risk of dying from lung disease

Long-term ground ozone exposure increases risk of dying from lung disease

Hendra and Nipah viruses shown to be susceptible to chloroquine

Hendra and Nipah viruses shown to be susceptible to chloroquine

Patients with severe asthma benefit from injections of the antibody, mepolizumab

Patients with severe asthma benefit from injections of the antibody, mepolizumab

Discovery of gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease

Discovery of gene that modifies severity of cystic fibrosis lung disease