Health News

What Statins Might Do for Lung Surgery Patients
A common cholesterol medication may make lung surgery a little bit safer.
Got Asthma? Get off the Couch
For some asthma patients, exercise can trigger shortness of breath and other related symptoms — but new evidence suggests that having asthma doesn't have to keep you out of the game.
6 Yoga Poses for COPD Patients
Coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and heavy mucus production are among the symptoms of COPD. Yoga promotes relaxation and exercise, and may help give COPD patients some control over their breathing. Through breathing exercises, more oxygen is available for muscles in the body to do their job.
Common Types of Lung Disease
A cough that won’t go away, shortness of breath during normal activity, wheezing and chest pain. These may all be signs of a problem in the lungs. 
New COPD Treatment Approved
Ingelheim, Germany, 21. May 2015 – Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved once-daily Stiolto™ Respimat® (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalation Spray.
New Cystic Fibrosis Rx Shows Promise
Today an advisory committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 12 to 1 to recommend that the FDA approve the potential ivacaftor/lumacaftor combination drug (Orkambi).
Breathing Not So Easy for Some Women
Asthma can affect anyone, but asthma attacks may have very different outcomes for men and women.
New Asthma Rx Approved
Adult asthma patients will soon have a new treatment available to them.
Testing Air Quality IQ
Do you tend to ignore air quality reports, thinking they're only for people with certain breathing problems? This week, experts are highlighting how air quality can affect everyone.
Cirrhosis Survival Spiked
Good news for cirrhosis patients: Survival may be much more common than it once was.