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Respiratory Disorders: Types, Symptoms, Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 35 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Respiratory Disorders category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Respiratory Disorders RSS feed.

Respiratory Disorders Publications

Almost 100M Adults Have COPD in China Mainly Due to Smoking and Air Pollution
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is widespread in China with 8.6% of the adult population - almost 100 million people - suffering from the chronic lung disease.
Publish Date: 2018-04-10

New Treatment for Children with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Study led by Professor Kanwaljeet Anand investigates effects of new steroid treatment on children suffering from ARDS.
Publish Date: 2016-05-26

e-Cigarette Chemical Flavors Linked to Respiratory Disease
Potentially harmful chemical compounds found in many e-cigarette tested flavors.
Publish Date: 2015-12-09

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): Symptoms, Transmission, Prevention
Information regarding Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) a virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages.
Publish Date: 2015-08-18 - Updated: 2021-08-05

Bronchitis: Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment
Information regarding bronchitis, an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, includes symptoms and treatment options.
Publish Date: 2014-12-10 - Updated: 2018-01-25

Photic Sneeze Reflex or ACHOO Syndrome
Information regarding Photic Sneeze Reflex (PSR) also known as ACHOO syndrome, a condition that causes a person to sneeze when they are suddenly exposed to bright light.
Publish Date: 2014-06-27 - Updated: 2021-08-28

Legionnaires Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Information regarding Legionnaires Disease including causes, symptoms, tests and treatment.
Publish Date: 2014-05-26 - Updated: 2021-08-29

What Causes Hiccups and How to Get Rid of Them
Information on the causes of the annoying hiccups including several remedies and tips on how to get rid of them.
Publish Date: 2014-04-08 - Updated: 2021-01-26

Health Effects Caused by Air Pollution
Article looks at the dramatic and sometimes debilitating effects of severe air pollution and how it can affect behavior and health.
Publish Date: 2013-08-06 - Updated: 2021-08-28

Oral Drops for Asthma and Allergy Relief
Under-the-tongue drops may offer a new method to treat children with severe environmental allergies and asthma.
Publish Date: 2013-05-12

HCoV-EMC/2012 Coronavirus Related to Bat Viruses
Phylogenetic analyses places the virus within the Beta-coronavirus genus, where its closest fully sequenced relatives are viruses called BtCoV-HKU4 and BtCoV-HKU5, both originally isolated in Asia from Lesser bamboo bats and Japanese house bats.
Publish Date: 2012-11-20 - Updated: 2022-03-14

Veterans Battle Increased Risk of Lung Disease
Veterans should be aware of COPD a lung disease characterized by chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with breathing encountered from dust fumes and chemicals during service.
Publish Date: 2012-10-19 - Updated: 2021-07-10

Emphysema: Stopping Progression and Reversing Damage
Research finds compound used in some skin creams may halt the progression of emphysema and reverse damage caused by the disease.
Publish Date: 2012-09-01 - Updated: 2021-08-01

Constrictive Bronchiolitis Obliterans and Veterans
Constructive bronchiolitis obliterans is a form of respiratory illness involving persons small airways that is important due to its fibrotic and irreversible nature.
Publish Date: 2011-06-10 - Updated: 2023-01-31

Causes of Death Shifting in Patients Diagnosed with COPD
COPD patients on LTOT today face an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease and other non-respiratory ailments.
Publish Date: 2011-01-20

Air Pollution Exposure Increases Risk of Severe COPD
Long term exposure to low-level air pollution may increase the risk of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20 - Updated: 2019-02-03

Strep Throat in Children can Lead to Complications Including OCD
Strep throat a common infection in children can lead to problems with a childs heart joints or brain if left untreated.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20 - Updated: 2016-06-13

550 People Across Europe Will Die Today From a Preventable Lung Disease
Lung disease is the second biggest killer in Europe and is rapidly becoming the third biggest cause of death worldwide.
Publish Date: 2010-10-14

Regadenoson in Patients With Asthma or COPD
Study Shows Regadenoson Safe in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.
Publish Date: 2010-09-25

Chronic Sinusitis - Primary Care Doctors Get Little Information
Signs of chronic sinusitis include swelling of tissue in nasal and sinus cavity facial pain nasal congestion and postnasal drip.
Publish Date: 2010-08-15

Pollution in California Costs Millions for Medical Care Each Year
California dirty air caused more than $193 million in hospital-based medical care for problems such as asthma and pneumonia.
Publish Date: 2010-03-02

Lethal Lung Disease Recognition by Social Security
Americans with devastating disabilities will now get approved for benefits in a matter of days rather than months and years.
Publish Date: 2010-02-12 - Updated: 2010-06-25

Treating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Emphysema
New potential to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease drug targets alleviate critical symptoms associated with emphysema.
Publish Date: 2010-01-27

COPD Limits Heart Function
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diminishes the hearts ability to pump effectively.
Publish Date: 2010-01-20 - Updated: 2010-06-27

Single Treatment Gene Therapy to Prevent Emphysema Progression
Method to express emphysema therapeutic genes in lung tissue for a lifetime after only a single treatment.
Publish Date: 2009-12-21 - Updated: 2017-09-22

Immune Cell Activity Linked to Worsening COPD
Study links chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with increased activity of cells to activate body's immune system.
Publish Date: 2009-12-15 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Sinus Tumor Surgery Without Facial Dis-figuration
Using sinus endoscopy tumors can be removed through the nose avoiding need for facial incisions or craniotomy.
Publish Date: 2009-12-14

Triple Therapy Halves Exacerbations in Moderate-to-severe COPD
Patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can benefit from triple therapy.
Publish Date: 2009-10-08 - Updated: 2016-06-13

Healing Damaged Lungs
A set of white blood cells found to set the pace of wound repair in badly damaged lungs.
Publish Date: 2009-09-22 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Causes, Symptoms, Treatments
Causes symptoms and treatment options for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD.
Publish Date: 2009-05-01 - Updated: 2021-10-10

Supervised Exercise Therapy Improvements in COPD Symptoms
Those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease often complain that exercise is too exhausting and leaves them breathless.
Publish Date: 2009-04-02 - Updated: 2010-11-09

Global Warming Hotter Days More Respiratory Problems
High summer temperatures with global climate change creates spike in hospitalizations for respiratory problems.
Publish Date: 2009-02-20 - Updated: 2018-10-10

ARDS Mortality Rate Unchanged Since 1994
Mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS not fallen since 1994, according to studies that assessed ARDS deaths.
Publish Date: 2009-01-23 - Updated: 2016-05-25

Air Pollutants Affect the Respiratory and Cardiovascular System
Air pollution greatly effects human health with mainly the respiratory and cardiovascular system suffering.
Publish Date: 2009-01-06 - Updated: 2019-02-03

Damage Caused to the Respiratory System by Pollution
Examines some of the conditions and diseases to the respiratory system caused by environmental pollution.
Publish Date: 2009-01-06 - Updated: 2019-02-03

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