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Mount Sinai Physicians the First in U.S. Analyzing Lung Disease in Coronavirus Patients from China.

February 26, 2020 — Mount Sinai Health System physicians—the first experts in th...

Vaping changes oral microbiome, increasing risk for infection.

NYU College of Dentistry Study Finds Different Bacteria in the Mouths of E-cigar...

Lung age

I’ve been classed as mild since diagnosis 2 years ago but went for spiro today I...
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Trinity researchers make asthma breakthrough.

Researchers from Trinity have made a breakthrough that may eventually lead to im...

Bronchiectasis and pulmonary nodule(s)

Hello, My mum is waiting on the results of a second CT scan to investigate some ...

Advice please - how to get some sleep?

Hi, I am currently caring for my boyfriend whose condition has deteroriated dram...

Preaching to the masses

Last week I had to give a presentation to a group of Saudi Arabian and Filipino ...

Change from Coronavirus

Thought this might make you laugh As I am due to decrease my steroids, I need so...

Which?

Which is better for going out and about an oxygen cylinder in a backpack 🎒 or a...

I May Disappear.

I wake up in the morning Almost ever day And wonder what I'll write today What i...

Klebsiella Oxytoca

Hi all. My husband, who has bronchiectasis with some asthma and emphysema, is st...

Why Ent I Coughing

Hello everyone.I have copd and since being diagnosed a year and half ago I been ...

Bronchiectasis

Hi All, any advice on how to avoid flare-ups and get rid of mucus would be great...

Pneumothorax

Hi all Am back home from my scan and although the biopsy it self went well the ...

Antibiotics

What is the average time for taking Antibiotics for a chest infection?

Gefapixant, a P2X3 receptor antagonist, for the treatment of unexplained chronic cough.

Gefapixant is a P2X3 receptor antagonist that has shown promise for the treatmen...

Breathless

Hi thanks for letting me join I have copd and heart failure nobody seems to know...

Smoking

Hello I would be interested in hearing from anyone about stopping smoking espec...

Smoking

What is the best way to stop smoking?

The less than sweet cavity

Saw respiratory consultant today, for results of ct scan etc. Apparently I have ...

An update on my tale of woe!

Hello everyone, I decided after the advice on here from many kind people to ask ...

NIH clinical trial of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 begins.

A randomized, controlled clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of t...

Peter Weiss gives four million for lung research

https://indiaeducationdiary.in/amp/peter-weiss-gives-four-million-for-lung-resea...

Oxygen for hols

I want to go to my daughters in Birmingham for a few days @ the end of March. Ho...

Hi my friends it's been a while since I was here but have kept an eye on the site

Well it's been a long time since I posted anything or replied on the site, and m...

FEV and FVC

Hi received a follow up letter from our much awaited lung appt, the spirometry t...

Coronavirus

I am quite worried about this too, public transport etc.

Synexus Clinic

I have been accepted at the Synexus clinic on 3rd March where I live in Reading,...

Nutraceuticals (NAC) have potential for boosting the type 1 interferon response to RNA viruses including influenza and coronavirus

In light of worldwide concern regarding the recent outbreak of a deadly novel st...

Co-amoxiclav

Please can anyone help with this. I am very anxious at the best of times and hav...