Health News

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.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Stay Active to Breathe Easier
It's easy to imagine how a breathing condition could interrupt life, but could it even disrupt the ability to hold a job? New evidence suggests that it could, but it also suggests that staying active could help.
California Kids Get a Breath of Fresh Air
Those fighting for better pollution practices in one US state last week got a breath of fresh air.