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A new study has uncovered different survival traits in bacteria depending on the area they inhabit in the lung. The finding sheds light on why some treatments only work in parts of the lung.

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1.6 million people are dying each year in China due to air pollution, according to a new study.

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What Would You Give for a Better Night Sleep? Do you struggle with insomnia?

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Saturday 1st August marked World Lung Cancer Day and the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) has launched a month-long conversation about lung cancer: World Lung Cancer Day 2015: Honour, Unite, Inspire.

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The American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research Society recently released a Consensus Statement regarding the recommended amount of sleep to promote optimal health in adults.

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A summary of key changes in the new Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines has been published in the European Respiratory Journal.

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Looking after your lungs

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Lung health will greatly contribute to a better quality of life. There are particular things to note when considering whether you’re at risk of jeopardising your lung health.

  1. Don’t smoke – it’s the worst thing you can do for your lungs
  2. Avoid lung irritants, like certain chemicals, dust and fumes
  3. Genetics – certain conditions make you more pre-disposed to respiratory problems
  4. Gender – women are sometimes more at risk due to their smaller and more sensitive lungs and airways.


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