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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New discovery for the treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Revolutionary discovery brings hope to lung disease sufferers after scientists from Université Paris-Saclay find a way to stop the deterioration of the arteries
Dyspnoea

Technology interventions to address dyspnoea: Point-of-care lung ultrasonography

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group highlights technology interventions that address dyspnoea – focussing on point-of-care lung ultrasonography The Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine (Schwartzstein and Adams, 2016), etymologically defines dyspnoea from the Greek dys (painful, difficult) and pneuma (breath). Clinically, dyspnoea constitutes a medical...
Innovative Therapies

Developing innovative therapies to treat asthma

Michael Roth from University Hospital Basel & University Basel gives a compelling overview of research into asthma and need to develop innovative therapies to treat the disease Asthma is the most frequent common, non-communicable chronic inflammatory airway disease, which is often misdiagnosed and therefore incorrectly treated, even in industrialised countries...
morphotypes

Distinct ARDS morphotypes based on lung imaging patterns

Matthieu JABAUDON from Université Clermont Auvergne unveils his thoughts on distinct acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) morphotypes based on lung imaging patterns It has long been recognised that acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a clinical syndrome with marked heterogeneity in its presentation and clinical course (see www.openaccessgovernment.org/acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-2/34971). One approach to...
lung health

Now is the time to finally prioritise lung cancer

CEO of Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Paula Chadwick, explains why it is now the time to finally prioritise lung health The events of Tuesday 21st November 2017 have the potential to change the lives of thousands of people in England. It was the day NHS England finally prioritised early...
Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research

Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research

Prof Dr Michael Roth (PhD) at University Hospital Basel looks at pneumology & pulmonary cell research, in this profile of the organisation's research
asthma

Europe can lead the way to a cure for asthma

Susanna Palkonen of the European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations underlines research around asthma in Europe today

Pre-disposition to chronic inflammatory lung diseases

Michael Roth, Research Group Leader, Pulmonary Cell Research at University Hospital Basel & University Basel sheds light on inflammatory lung diseases
ARDs

New biomarkers of lung injury in ARDS

Associate professor at CHU Clermont-Ferrand, Université Clermont Auvergne, Matthieu Jabaudon highlights the hopeful future for ARDS
lung disease

Living with lung disease in the UK

The British Lung Foundation’s research findings are explored here on lung disease in the UK and their ‘battle for breath’ campaign The British Lung Foundation’s statistics on lung disease in the UK were compiled as part of their Respiratory Health of the Nation project by teams at St George’s University...
dyspnoea

The dyspnoea crisis

Wendy Preston and Katy Beckford of ARNS tell us about the problem of dyspnoea and how it impacts on morbidity, mortality and healthcare utilisation

Managing a respiratory condition

British Lung Foundation’s Dr Penny Woods provides advice on how to manage a respiratory condition and highlights the strides being made into lung research

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