Cigarette filters, introduced decades ago to reduce the number of tar smokers inhale, also alter other properties of smoke and smoking in a way that raises the risk of lung cancer, researchers say.
A new compound found in soil bacteria has been recently discovered to be a potential drug that can help fight tuberculosis.
Inhalers are most efficient delivery mechanism for many patients. However, they require deft maneuvers on the part of the patients.
Recent studies reveal that some smokers are likely to get a deadly lung disease due to their genetic make-up.
A 62-year-old man with terminal lung disease finished a 26.2-mile marathon while towing his oxygen tank during the entire walk.
Graphic images on cigarette boxes do not stop smokers from lighting up, study says.
Two new systemic reviews found that taking inhaled corticosteroids for asthma can stunt growth within the first year of treatment.
Can't get rid of your poker face? New research you might have serious heart and lung conditions.
A new study found that people with larger waist circumferences have a greater risk of developing COPD.
A new study found that certain diet changes can improve breathing for COPD patients.
The CDC reported that roughly 40 percent of deaths caused by five main health problems can be prevented.
A new study found that in older couples, divorce rates tend to increase when the wife falls ill.
A new study found a correlation between napping and risk of death.
Exercise can reduce one's risk of being readmitted to the hospital for COPD complications, a new study reported.
Star Trek Actor Leonard Nimoy recently revealed on Twitter that he is suffering from lung disease.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.