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EDT Embargo expired: 8/1/2013 12:00 AM EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise The American Thoracic Society has released new clinical practice guidelines on the classification, evaluation and management of childhood interstitial lung disease (chILD) in
Though many children with asthma eventually grow out of the condition, a severe case in childhood or allergies to furry animals may each signal asthma that will persist into young adulthood, according to a new study...Risk factors for asthma are
Despite previously enjoying an active social life, playing darts and supporting local cricket and football teams, now the slightest exertion left him gasping for breath, coughing, wheezing and lethargic. 'At 39, I was astonished when my GP told me I
The study in patients treated with QVA149 was designed to investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability, lung function, exercise endurance, exacerbations, shortness of breath and quality of life...Currently, worldwide submissions and reviews of
University of Iowa team finds enzyme in airway lining cells could hold key for asthma sufferers Released: 7/24/2013 3:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise An enzyme known for its role in heart disease may well be a promising target to treat asthma...
23 July 2013 0 View comments Children with severe asthma are to be given a potentially life-saving drug on the NHS after a U-turn by a health watchdog. The move means youngsters aged six to 11 will be able to benefit from Xolair injections for the
Array shares rose 12.7 percent, or 71 cents, to $6.27 in morning Nasdaq trading. Forced Expiratory Volume in one second, compared with a placebo. FEV1 is the maximal amount of air that can be forcefully exhaled in one second and a measure of lung
Unfortunately, when it comes to informing patients with a new diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis what to expect, things are anything but simple. For years, pulmonologists have dreaded the moment when we inform patients of a diagnosis of pulmonary
The technology continuously and noninvasively measures lung volume against time, generating quantitative metrics for minute ventilation (the amount of air that enters/leaves the lungs every minute), respiratory rate (breaths per minute), and tidal
Asthma is a scary condition for anyone to have as an asthma attack can happen at any time and blocks the airways preventing proper breathing. When it's your child that has asthma you want to have the highest quality treatment on hand at all times...