Chronic Conditions & Diseases

Risks and Rewards of Lung Cancer Screening

What’s involved, how risky is the radiation, and what are your options if your lung cancer screening detects signs of the disease?

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A Breath of Fresh AI(r): Can AI Predict Recurrence Of Lung Cancer?

In a groundbreaking new study, engineers have trained artificial intelligence (AI) to predict recurrence of lung cancer.

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BioMarker Discovery in People with Asthma and COPD

Researchers have made a breakthrough discovery in people with asthma and COPD that can help in diagnosis and with potential treatments.

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation: What is it and who would benefit?

Pulmonary Rehabilitation can help people with asthma, chronic, obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), COVID-19 and other conditions breathe easier.

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Basics

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a lung disease of unknown etiology characterized by irreversible scarring of the lung tissues.

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Gene Editing and Future of Cystic Fibrosis Management

Although years of scientific development still haven’t produced a cure or adequate treatment for cystic fibrosis, new research in gene editing shows hope.

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Why Won’t My Cough Go Away?

Chronic cough (that continues for over eight weeks) is a common condition seen in pulmonary clinics and can be frustrating for patients and physicians.

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Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer screening is crucial for patients, as it becomes harder to treat at later stages, Pulmonologist Dr. Kelly Fan explains.

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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting 300 million people worldwide characterized by reversible airflow obstruction, airway hyperreactivity, and airway inflammation

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What is Exercise-Induced Asthma?

Exercise-induced asthma, also known as exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, is characterized by airway narrowing shortly after rigorous exercise

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Molecular Approach To Diagnose Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension has no cure and treatment options are limited but new research into molecular analysis can help with diagnosis.

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Radiomics: A Gamechanger For Lung Cancer Screening

Radiomics (the science that allows one to identify the cancer's features) is a gamechanger in the world of lung cancer screening.

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Does Dysanapsis Increase Risk of COPD?

Researchers found that those who had some degree of dysanapsis had an eight-fold increased risk of developing COPD compared to those without any lung issues

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Asthma & Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19

Asthma and COVID-19 both affect the respiratory system so it's no surprise that people with asthma are at a higher risk of severe complications.

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