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Discover the open source, low-cost ventilator for areas with limited means

Discover the open source, low-cost ventilator for areas with limited means

A group of scientists and researchers have designed a open source, low-cost ventilator to be used in areas that have limited means within their...
Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

The future of socially distanced lung and heart health monitoring could lie in an inconspicuous yet incredibly sensitive microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) chip. Scientists have developed...
Asthma: high levels of iron in the lung linked to increased severity

Asthma: high levels of iron in the lung linked to increased severity

According to new research, a build-up of iron levels in the lung cells and tissues is associated with worse asthma symptoms and lower lung...
New study shows three-drug combination reduces COPD patient mortality

New study shows three-drug combination reduces COPD patient mortality

New research has revealed that a three-drug combination was effective in reducing the mortality rate in patients suffering with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According...
Cardiologists establish how e-cigarettes damage the brain, blood vessels and lungs

Cardiologists establish how e-cigarettes damage the brain, blood vessels and lungs

Cardiologists have issued a stark warning about the dangers of how e-cigarettes damage the brain, blood vessels and lungs, particularly for young people. The study, published...
Lung Cancer Awareness: EU focus to reduce deaths and beat cancer

Lung Cancer Awareness: EU focus to reduce deaths and beat cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and EU bodies are joining forces to help beat the disease – encouraging the adoption of a parliamentary...
Canadian Vaping Association responds to BC's first potential vaping illness

Canadian Vaping Association responds to BC’s first potential vaping illness

The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) has responded to the first potentially vaping related illness in DC. The Canadian Vaping Association is deeply concerned about the...
Big win for vapour industry: can now appeal following THC admission  

Big win for vapour industry: can now appeal following THC admission  

Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association and Coalition of Vapor Businesses and State Associations have been granted motion to intervene in American Association of Paediatrics v...

Review shows effects of e-cigarettes similar to traditional cigarettes

A comprehensive review of the respiratory effects of vaping has highlighted its adverse biological effects on cells in humans and animals. Four scientists from four...

Blood test can replace invasive biopsy for lung cancer patients

A growing number of patients with advanced lung cancer could soon be offered a blood test instead of having to get a tumour sample...

Smart shirt technology could be used to monitor lung disease

A smart shirt that accurately measures breathing through measuring lung function by sensing movements in the chest and abdomen could be used to monitor...

Calls for regulation of medical cannabis devices following health crisis

Industry bodies call for better regulation of medical cannabis devices following the vapourisation health crisis in America. In a letter to the heads of the US Food...
Harnessing the immune system to reduce late detection of lung cancer

Harnessing the immune system to reduce late detection of lung cancer

Ground-breaking trial demonstrates potential of blood test which harnesses the power of the immune system to reduce late detection of lung cancer. Oncimmune Holdings plc.,...
Let’s bear WITNESS to the ground-breaking Philippines TB modelling

Let’s bear WITNESS to the ground-breaking Philippines TB modelling

One million people in the Philippines have active TB, a figure which is reportedly on the rise – could the WITNESS project use TB...
Did you know that cigarette smoking has been reduced by 1.4 billion per year?

Did you know that cigarette smoking has been reduced by 1.4 billion per year?

More than a billion fewer cigarettes smoked each year as people ditch cigarette smoking, according to Cancer Research UK. Around 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are...
Smoking levels: are UK regions meeting the Government’s new 2030 smoke-free target?

Smoking levels: are UK regions meeting the Government’s new 2030 smoke-free target?

According to research by British American Tobacco UK, only two out of 11 UK regions are on course to hit Government’s 2030 smoke-free target...
Therapeutic targets identified for deadly non-small-cell lung carcinomas

Therapeutic targets identified for deadly non-small-cell lung carcinomas

Salk scientists discover a pair of enzymes that drive non-small-cell lung carcinomas, a form of deadly lung cancer, by promoting inflammation. 85% of deadly lung...
Did you know that using e-cigarettes appear to damage mucus clearance?

Did you know that using e-cigarettes appear to damage mucus clearance?

Published in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, research shows that using e-cigarettes appears to impair mucus clearance. According...
Following a comprehensive smoking ban, child deaths in Brazil have fallen

Following a comprehensive smoking ban, child deaths in Brazil have fallen

According to researchers, strengthening the legislation regarding the smoking ban in Brazil  between 2000 and 2016 averted over 15,000 child deaths for those under...
Discover how Manuka honey can kill drug resistant bacteria found in cystic fibrosis infections

Discover how Manuka honey can kill drug resistant bacteria found in cystic fibrosis infections

According to experts at Swansea University, UK, Manuka honey could provide the key to tackling drug resistant bacteria in cystic fibrosis infections – could...

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