lung disease

E-cigarettes a growing threat to children
E-cigarettes a growing threat to children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland researcher is among a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists warning of the dangers electronic cigarettes pose to children and adolescents. UQ Research Fellow Dr Henry Marshall said the Forum of International Respiratory Societies report found ... Read More »

Tonsil and adenoid removal associated with long-term risks of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases
Tonsil and adenoid removal associated with long-term risks of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the long-term risk of respiratory, allergic and infectious diseases, according to researchers who have examined – for the first time – the long-term effects of the operations. The researchers suggest renewed evaluation of ... Read More »

Early intervention may minimise later lung problems
Early intervention may minimise later lung problems (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A major study has found that controlling asthma through appropriate monitoring and medication is among several variables that can affect whether someone develops chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in later life. The University of Melbourne-led study, published in The Lancet ... Read More »

Lung function and wheezing beyond childhood
Lung function and wheezing beyond childhood (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study in Australia suggests that reduced lung function in infancy was associated with wheezing beyond childhood at 18 years of age, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. Abnormal airway function is ... Read More »

Calcium channel blocker does not significantly reduce preterm labor
Calcium channel blocker does not significantly reduce preterm labor (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In women with threatened (symptoms of) preterm labor, maintenance therapy to suppress labor with the calcium-channel blocker nifedipine for 12 days did not result in a significant reduction in adverse perinatal (just before and after birth) outcomes, such as perinatal ... Read More »

Exposure to kids ups severity of cold infections
Exposure to kids ups severity of cold infections (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Exposure to school-age children raises the odds that a person with lung disease who catches a cold will actually suffer symptoms like a runny nose, sore throat and cough, according to a study just published in the Journal of Clinical ... Read More »

 
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