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Lung Spots Less Dangerous Than Patients Think by Medline Plus Posted Thu 26 Jul 2012 4:19pm Patients learning they have a "spot" on their lung often assume they have cancer, according to a new study - but that's usually not the case. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: CT Scans , Lung Diseases Read on »
Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy by Medline Plus Posted Fri 21 Mar 2014 2:00pm Researchers recommend its use for women with complication called preeclampsia Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy , Lung Diseases , Ultrasound Read on »
Breath Test May Spot Lung Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Mon 02 Jun 2014 12:00pm Researchers report test could also differentiate early and late stages of the disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Lung Cancer Read on »
Study Supports Using Low-Dose CT Scans to Spot Early Lung Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Tue 21 May 2013 2:00pm But expert notes questions about frequency remain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: CT Scans , Lung Cancer Read on »
Blood Test May Spot Rare Lung Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Wed 10 Oct 2012 5:00pm Marker in plasma rises when asbestos-linked mesothelioma is present, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Laboratory Tests , Mesothelioma Read on »
Scientists Spot New Clues to a Deadly Lung Disease by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Jun 2014 6:00pm Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis always fatal, but research points to possible cause, potential treatment Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Pulmonary Fibrosis Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 8:30am Volume 10, Issue 30 June 25, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor Patients who encounter serious lung diseases in middle age, despite an absence of family history or other predisposing factors, may still have their genes to blame, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infecti ... Read on »
Finally...Good News! by Nathan L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:08am OK, this is about to get even more confusing... It APPEARS (key word here) that the lymphoma is gone from Tricia's body! The last few biopsies have shown no lymphoma, and the x-rays from yesterday show the spots in her lungs and the spot in her chest to be shrinking. The last biopsy of her chest DOES SHOW an infection, which Tricia has been ... Read on »
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Lung Disorders by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm The MERCK Manual of Medical Information-Second Home Edition Among the most common symptoms of lung disorders are cough, shortness of breath (dyspnea), and wheezing. Less commonly, a blockage in the airways between the mouth and lungs results in a gasping sound when breathing (stridor). Problems in the lungs can also lead to coughing up ... Read on »
Lung screening – still a need for caution, despite new blood test by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Fri 23 Mar 2012 12:00am Yesterday’s announcement that the Scottish government will trial a new lung cancer test has been widely covered in this morning’s media – both on TV and in the papers . In case you missed the story, the NHS in Scotland is to run a trial of a proprietary blood test, called EarlyCDT-Lung , on 10,000 heavy smokers, with the aim of detectin ... Read on »