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copd

Hi i have copd and macular degeneration . All the inhalers i've had have side e...

Sudden sharp chest pain

I got a sudden sharp chest pain and could only take in very shallow breaths afte...

Lung problems

I forgot to mention earlier on that I am disabled & use 2 walking sticks as I ne...
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Soon to start this treatment, any advice would be appreciated. Feeling a bit wary

N. I.F Treatment

Clinical Trial of Selpercatinib Shows Strong Response for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.

An international team of researchers has found that selpercatinib, a drug that p...

Researchers identify 'druggable' signaling pathway that stimulates lung tissue repair.

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman Schoo...

Order of treatments?

Bit of a basic question but when it comes to inhaled treatments, I know the orde...

Been away, & staying away for now!

I’ve been absent for some time. My health has deteriorated a lot & I’m depressed...

Behind the scenes with Dr John. Video on making videos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_x1umW1L-o

Self portrait

Self portrait during lockdown!😀

A sign of the times!

Yesterday I was chatting online with my 6 years old grandson and the topic turne...

Herbal / alternative medicines

Hi All, Wee quick update regarding a previous post. So far due to coughing and b...

Has any one gone through and still going through with what I have had and still have would be interested to here.

Childhood ILLness lung problems.

Prednisolone

Hi, For my lung inflammation I was prescribed 40mg prednisolone for 3 weeks and ...

Forum Guidelines Reminder

Dear Members This community provides a supportive, informative and friendly co...

Please lighten up.

Re politicising this forum. Honestly folks, if ppl feel the need to mix things u...

Ipf/emphysema

Hi everyone I will apologise in advance for this moan! My health has definitely ...

Nooo, back on steroids AGAIN

Aaaggghhh, such a pain in the butt...I’ve been struggling for a week or so again...

Cliff

When I do my lung clearance for Bronchiectasis, it's only after about 30 to 45 m...

Tenacity.

However do you do it? What holds you there so tight? The fact that you are sitti...

Hi, I'm new here. Has anyone found a decent face mask- one that lets them breathe more or less normally?

If I wear one for long I'm gasping.

Adequate levels of vitamin D reduces complications, death among COVID-19 patients.

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who were vitamin D sufficient, with a blood level...

Team assessing if dual-antibody injection prevents COVID-19 illness.

A combination antibody treatment for preventing COVID-19 illness in individuals ...

TUBERCULOSIS AND TREATMENT

Hi all, I have been diagnosed with pulmonary TB. After months of struggling I ...

Can't Eat

Wearing a mask and visor all day at school. I am trying my best but its very dif...

Independant Sage. Live today at 1:30 pm and the same link as a recording for later.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmSB_qy47hQ I shall be watching this with enormo...

Health Secretary Matt Hancock admits the truth.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared on BBC News this morning and admitted tha...

Rikki and the pandemic.

The UK chancellor is apparently a disciple of Joseph Schumpeter, the Austrian ec...

New vulnerability found in lung squamous cancer may facilitate drug targeting.

New cancer research by scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,...

Colomycin query

Hello all, I'm new to Colomycin and wondered if you had any tips on how best to ...