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Swimming is Fantastic for the Lungs by jothyr Posted Wed 30 Dec 2009 1:36pm Lung Physiology -- How the Lungs Work The lungs are divided into lobes; the left lung is composed of the upper lobethe lower lobe and the lingula (a small remnant next to the apex of the heart that doesn't really count)the right lung is composed of the upperthe middle and the lower lobes. The two lobes on the left side are large ... Read on »
Status Overnight by xoxomarebear Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 4:19pm Vivienne had a 102.3-F (39.0-C) degree fever last night. This is a continuation of the trend of her highest fever increasing each day. Our biggest goal is to see her afebrile for 24 hours. I have gotten more information about yesterday's scans: No evidence of fungus in lungs or sinuses. Very small spot of pneumonia in lower left lob ... Read on »
Scleroderma is one of the causes of lower lobe pulmonary fibrosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm scleroderma This is used to describe both systemic sclerosis and morphoea. The former is a multi-system disorder whilst the latter is a purely cutaneous disease. Hardening of the skin is a common feature but unlike the variants of lupus erythematosus, the two dermopathologies involved in scleroderma are different. Both primary disease process ... Read on »
Lung volume reduction surgery sh ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 25 Jul 2009 11:17pm Lung volume reduction surgery shown to prolong and improve life for some emphysema patients 25 july 2009--Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) can have a significantly beneficial effect in patients with severe emphysema, according to the first ever study to randomize emphysema patients to receive either LVRS or non-surgical medical care. "W ... Read on »
Researchers Discover Way to Halt Lung Inflammation in Animal Models by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 6:15pm Science Daily Acute inflammation of the lung is a poorly recognized human disease that develops in surprising and unexpected ways. The acute lung injury (ALI) or adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a vital new concern for soldiers, but it can develop in anyone during a systemic infection, after severe trauma, a ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Lung Infection vs. Chronic Pulmonary Embolism by David W. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 2:10pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies , a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. Here’s the Advanced Practice Strategies case of the mo ... Read on »
VIDA Diagnostics Launches Apollo Pulmonary Analysis Software for Major Lung Disease by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 27 May 2011 10:24pm Vida Diagnostics Press Release VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today the launch of its new Apollo™ Software for the evaluation of pulmonary disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and lung cancer, here at the 2011 International C ... Read on »
Aging, obsolete cells prime the lungs for pneumonia by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 31 May 2011 10:08pm HSC News Community-acquired pneumonia is the leading cause of infectious death among the elderly. Newly published research from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio suggests why older people are vulnerable and offers a possible defense. The researchers found that when it comes to aging and pneum ... Read on »
Lung Reduction Improves Quality of Life by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 10:53am By Chris Emery Lung volume reduction surgery can prolong and improve the quality of life for patients with severe emphysema, according to the first head-to-head study comparing the surgery to nonsurgical medical care. Patients with severe emphysema in their upper lung lobes who had lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) went an aver ... Read on »
Wine Compound May Modulate Lung Inflammation by A4M Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 10:11pm Posted on 2012-03-30 06:00:00 in Functional Foods | Respiratory | Wine consumption associates with better lung function in the general population, and previous studies have shown t ... Read on »