Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs 1,264 headlines found

6 Views

Our lungs can smell cigarettes too: Study

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are found in the human airway - called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells or PNECs. "Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:31
1 View

Smoking can disrupt your sleep

Rahman and colleagues found that tobacco smoke affects clock gene expression rhythms in the lung by producing parallel inflammation and depressed levels of brain locomotor activity.
Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:23
3 Views

Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers dies at 74

died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
3 Views

Phil Everly, Half of Pioneer Rock Duo, Dies at 74

He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
2 Views

Study: Your Lungs Can Smell

But unlike the odor receptors in your nose, which send a message to the brain, the receptors in your lung cause the airways to constrict when a pungent or caustic odor such as cigarette smoke is sensed.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35
5 Views

Want a good night's sleep? Quit smoking: Cigarette smoke disrupts the body clock

‘This study has found a common pathway whereby cigarette smoke impacts both pulmonary and neurophysiological function,' said Dr Irfan Rahman from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York. Dr Rahman and his colleagues found tobacco smoke af
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:55
8 Views

Odor receptors discovered in lungs: Just like ones in the nose, but instead of conjuring up a cup of coffee they might make you cough

Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are in the membranes of neuroendocrine cells. Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to "perceive" the acrid smell of a bur
ScienceDaily
added Jan 4, 2014 13:39
3 Views

Odor receptors discovered in lungs

Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
5 Views

[Australia] No compo for ex-soldier who smoked to 'fit in with fellow troops'

former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:29
6 Views

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline: Report

Cancer death rates continue to decline in the United States, mainly because anti-smoking efforts have caused a drop in lung cancer deaths, researchers report. From 2001 through 2010, death rates for all cancers combined decreased by 1.8 percent a year am
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2013 19:03
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines