The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research

The following are summaries related to new research on various COPD studies and reports. New Treatment to Combat COPD A new report published in The FASEB Journal discusses a new drug to fight off the effects of COPD. The study examined the effectiveness of a receptor type medication which researchers believe could reverse the inflammatory response of... Continue Reading →

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Homocystinuria: Causes, symptoms, and tests

Homocystinuria is a genetic disease that is passed on in an autosomal recessive manner. This process means two copies of an irregular gene must be present for a disease to develop. In this article, we examine what homocystinuria is, what causes it, and what symptoms it produces. We also look at diagnosis and treatment of... Continue Reading →

Is Liver Cancer Fatal?

Understanding the Complications of Liver Cancer Receiving a liver cancer diagnosis can be frightening, and you probably have many questions. Perhaps, there is one you are afraid to ask. You want to know if liver cancer is fatal and how much time do you have left. Both are questions that don’t have exact answers, but... Continue Reading →

What People With Depression Want Others to Know

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depression affects 1 in 20 Americans over the age of 12, and the World Health Organization (WHO) reports depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide. Despite the prevalence of depression in... Continue Reading →

Managing Kidney Cancer Pain

Pain is a big problem for people with kidney cancer, especially if the cancer is an advanced stage and has spread to nearby organs or the bones. Up to 80% of advanced cancer patients experience pain, according to one report from the Cleveland Clinic. Another study published in The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine... Continue Reading →

The Link Between COPD and Smoking

COPD and Smoking: How Are The Two Related?  Smoking is one of the causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD.) Smoking damages airways, air sacs, and the lining of your lungs. Damaged lungs cannot do their job of moving air in and out – making it hard to breathe. COPD Prevalence COPD has become the... Continue Reading →

Accidental poisoning by soap products: What to do

Accidental poisoning by soap products occurs when a person comes in contact with soap products that contain strong chemicals. Contact often takes place through the eyes or mouth.Products that can cause soap poisoning range from simple soaps to products containing a chemical called amine oxide. If these products are inhaled or swallowed, they can be... Continue Reading →

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