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Immunologists identify T cell homing beacons for lungs.

Scientists have identified a pair of molecules critical for T cells, part of the...

Medication

I have had a bit of a week of it!! I started feeling unwell and totally off my f...

Lung rehabilitation

Hi everyone, I joined in May this year,then I haven't been on in a while,just st...

Bronchiectasis flare up

Hi all I’m 34 and was diagnosed with Bronchiectasis in April 2014. I managed to ...

Harmful metals found in vapors from tank-style electronic cigarettes.

Electronic cigarettes (ECs) are popular tobacco products consisting of a battery...

Oxygen shortage

Hi I woke up this morning and at to rush of to the toilet without my oxygen well...

Interstitial Lung Disease

Hi everyone just an update on my ILD there is not a great deal of talk about thi...

Flu jab?

Hi guys, Still in the process of having Bird Fancier Lung Disease officially dia...

Help explain to family repeated flare ups severe COPD

Hello first post here, my names Louise 👋 I got Pneumonia last year and got dia...

Freedom

Hi everyone sorry not been on the site for a while , but would like everyone to ...

Depression, alcohol, guns, bad recipe.

This is my 26 year old daughter who’s boyjust killed himself with a colt 45 to t...

Nodules - silent reflux

Hi there has anyone any experience of silent reflux and the impact it can have o...

Depression, alcohol & guns in the house. Bad recipe!

My youngest child, a daughter, her boyfriend shot himself in the head dead last...

HELLO IM BACK

I HAVE COPD GOING ON 4 YRS I HAVE HAD NO SYMPTOMS YET OTHER THAN SLIGHTLY RUN...

HOME PORTABLE PEAK FLOW METER

Hi i just recieved a peak flow meter to use at home and i am not sur...

Ct scan

Had my first ever ct scan with contrast 😳 that was a weird sensation when they ...

Bacterial 'striptease' evades antibiotics.

Bacteria have been caught \"stripping off\" in order to evade antibiotics and su...

Sepsis

I have written on here before about the wife's chest condition . Has been in hos...

How fungus-farming ants could help solve our antibiotic resistance problem.

For the last 60 million years, fungus-growing ants have farmed fungi for food. I...

Severe silicosis found among fabricators of engineered quartz stone.

Respirable crystalline silica exposure causes silicosis, a disabling and sometim...

Adding radiation after immunotherapy improves progression-free survival for some patients with metastatic lung cancer.

Adding precisely aimed, escalated doses of radiation after patients no longer re...

What else can go wrong

I'm new on here, so here goes, I'm diagnosed with COPD, Sleep Apnoea and Sjogren...

What happened to the horse .

Where is catch your breath the horse hope all ok x

Radiation to the chest (the mediastinal region)?

Has anyone had radiation to the chest area? Specifically the mediastinal region...

Recently diagnosed with bronchiectasis

Hi everyone, my first post on this forum it will be great to communicate with ot...

advice please.

I don't have a problem with copd, asthma, arthritis, gout, damage spine, chronic...

Hi all Winter protection

I have been in hospital for tube feeding, it has helped quite a lot. Yesterday I...

Pet or Nicknames.

It isn't only animal pets That are given pet names It used to be that parents Ga...

Promising steps towards a treatment for pulmonary fibrosis.

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a type of lung disease that results in sc...

New fungus-derived antibiotic: relief in sight for immunocompromised people

Immunodeficiency is the condition where the capability of the immune system to f...