This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Respiratory Disorders category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-04-10 : 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.
2016-05-26 : 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.
2015-12-09 : e-Cigarette Chemical Flavors Linked to Respiratory Disease : Potentially harmful chemical compounds found in many e-cigarette tested flavors.
2015-08-18 : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): Symptoms, Transmission & Prevention : Information regarding Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) a virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages.
2014-12-10 : Bronchitis: Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment : Information regarding bronchitis, an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, includes symptoms and treatment options.
2014-06-27 : Photic Sneeze Reflex or ACHOO Syndrome : Information regarding ACHOO syndrome, a condition that causes a person to sneeze when they are suddenly exposed to bright light.
2014-05-26 : Legionnaires Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment : Information regarding Legionnaires Disease including causes, symptoms, tests and treatment.
2014-04-08 : 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.
2013-08-06 : 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.
2013-06-22 : MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome : CDC states MERS virus was first reported in 2012 in Saudi Arabia and has been found in European nations among people who have traveled to the Middle East.
2013-05-12 : 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.
2012-11-20 : Novel Coronavirus Related to Viruses from Bats : The HCoV-EMC 2012 virus is under increasing scrutiny as two other patients suffering from infections with similar viruses have been identified.
2012-10-19 : 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.
2012-09-01 : 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.
2011-06-10 : Constrictive Bronchiolitis Obliterans and Veterans : Constructive bronchiolitis obliterans is a form of respiratory illness involving a persons small airways that is important due to its fibrotic and irreversible nature.
2011-01-20 : 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.
2010-10-20 : 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.
2010-10-20 : 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.
2010-10-14 : 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.
2010-09-25 : Regadenoson in Patients With Asthma or COPD : Study Shows Regadenoson Safe in Patients with Chronic Lung Disease.
2010-08-15 : 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.
2010-03-02 : 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.
2010-02-12 : 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.
2010-01-27 : Treating Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - Emphysema : New potential to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease drug targets alleviate critical symptoms associated with emphysema.
2010-01-20 : COPD Limits Heart Function : Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diminishes the hearts ability to pump effectively.
2009-12-21 : 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.
2009-12-15 : Immune Cell Activity Linked to Worsening COPD : Study links chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with increased activity of cells to activate body's immune system.
2009-12-14 : Sinus Tumor Surgery Without Facial Dis-figuration : Using sinus endoscopy tumors can be removed through the nose avoiding need for facial incisions or craniotomy.
2009-10-08 : Triple Therapy Halves Exacerbations in Moderate-to-severe COPD : Patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can benefit from triple therapy.
2009-09-22 : Healing Damaged Lungs : A set of white blood cells found to set the pace of wound repair in badly damaged lungs.
2009-06-21 : Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) : Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) a contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness first appeared in China in November 2002.
2009-05-01 : Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Causes Symptoms and Treatment : Causes symptoms and treatment options for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD.
2009-04-02 : 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.
2009-02-20 : Global Warming Hotter Days More Respiratory Problems : High summer temperatures with global climate change creates spike in hospitalizations for respiratory problems.
2009-01-23 : 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.
2009-01-06 : Air Pollutants Affect the Respiratory and Cardiovascular System : Air pollution greatly effects human health with mainly the respiratory and cardiovascular system suffering.
2009-01-06 : Damage Caused to the Respiratory System by Pollution : Examines some of the conditions and diseases to the respiratory system caused by environmental pollution.
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