Headlines Tagged with Asthma — 945 headlines found
Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
Jun 30, 2016 International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
[UK] 'The NHS is neglecting lung disease sufferers': One person dies every 5 minutes due to lack of treatments and funding
British Lung Foundation found 5 people are diagnosed every 5 minutes This adds up to around 115,000 deaths and 550,000 diagnoses each year / Treatment for lung problems lags far behind care for other diseases / Charity said this amounts to 'systemic ne
May 27, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
Three of the UK's top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
May 27, 2016 Press Association (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
COPD is easily mistaken for asthma as both conditions display similar symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. However, medics argue what is going on within the body is quite different. Recent figures also show the number of people dy
May 11, 2016 The [London, UK] Express
added May 20, 2016 14:05
Men who smoke in the years before conception are significantly more likely to father children with asthma, research from the University of Bergen suggests. This supports worrying evidence compiled by Professor Marcus Pembrey, a geneticist at the Universi
May 16, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 07:28
Parents who smoke are more likely to quit smoking after receiving motivational smoking cessation counseling following a "teachable moment" (TM) such as witnessing their child experience an asthma attack.
May 17, 2016 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 17, 2016 15:57
Nearly all of Washington County's more than 20 restaurants partnered with the Florida Department of Health (DOH)... The observance of World Asthma Day kicked off "Secondhand Smoke Exposed," a new initiative from the DOH Tobacco Free Florida program. The i
May 6, 2016 Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added May 6, 2016 18:32
CHEST World Congress 2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts: Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers
CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: ECS is not safe. As it happens with cigarette smoking, ECS has more pronounced deleterious effects in asthmatics. Further investigation focused on long-term effects of ECS is recommended.
Apr 13, 2016 Science Direct
added Apr 13, 2016 15:37
CONCLUSIONS: ECS causes acute pulmonary function impairment, lasting for less than 30 minutes after smoking.
Apr 12, 2016 Chest
added Apr 12, 2016 19:07
researchers will report at CHEST World Congress this month on a study of e-cigarettes and the immediate effects on pulmonary function in healthy and mild asthmatic young smokers. In a study of 54 young cigarette and e-cigarettes smokers, 27 had mild cont
Apr 11, 2016 EurekAlert
added Apr 12, 2016 17:25