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22 results found for emphysema in News/features

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NEWS'Danger drug' prescriptions on the rise

February 11th 2013 in Drugs

Everyone knows that benzodiazepines are a dangerous class of drugs that come with a long list of lif...

NEWSBroccoli better than steroids for treating lung diseases

November 7th 2011 in Diseases, Drugs

...ffective than powerful steroids in treating lung conditions such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, researchers have concluded

NEWSInhalers: They dramatically increase the risk of fatal heart attack

September 25th 2008 in Drugs

Inhalers for lung problems such as emphysema and bronchitis can dramatically increase the risk of heart attack and death, a new study has found

NEWSBronchitis: Inhaled steroids are likely to land you in hospital

September 6th 2007 in Drugs, Respiratory

Many elderly people with bronchitis or emphysema, known collectively as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), are likely to end up ...


July 1st 2003

* Spiritual wellbeing soothes despair among the terminally ill Spiritual wellbeing is a crucial fact...

NEWS'fatal surgery' report comes under fire

May 1st 2002

Surgery for emphysema can be fatal, and can kill 18 per cent of patients at high risk, a study has concluded


FEATUREBreathe easy - Top tips for healthy lungs

April 2016 (Vol. 27 Issue 1)

Lung diseases are among the most common medical conditions in the world. Naturopath Harald Gaier sha...

FEATURENatural cold and flu fighters

January 2012 (Vol. 22 Issue 10) in Drugs, Respiratory

The holiday season presents plenty of opportunities for cold and flu bugs to spread

FEATUREFluoride's fall guys

October 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 7) in Diseases, Respiratory

Local councils in the UK are being given new powers that will allow them to fluoridate their local p...

FEATUREBeating lung disease naturally

August 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 5) in Diabetes, Drugs, Respiratory

If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and are using an inhaled corticoster...

FEATURESerrapeptase: a natural anti-inflammatory

December 2010 (Vol. 21 Issue 9) in Special Reports

Serrapeptase, or serra-tiopeptidase, is a proteolytic (protein-digesting) enzyme with a long history...

FEATUREFirst, do harm...

December 2010 (Vol. 21 Issue 9) in Diabetes, Drugs, Special Reports, Women's health

It has become the stuff of urban myth: when doctors go on strike, the death rate falls

FEATURELet the sunshine in

April 2009 (Vol. 20 Issue 1) in Diabetes, Drugs, Special Reports

I have just returned from a mid-summer holiday in sunny South Africa, where I had almost constant ex...

FEATUREEvery breath we take

April 2009 (Vol. 20 Issue 1) in Diseases, Environment, Respiratory, Special Reports, Women's health

But, according to surprising new evidence,


April 2009 (Vol. 20 Issue 1) in Diabetes, Diseases, Drugs, Special Reports

Q) My son has been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and I've been adv...

FEATUREDifferent types of asthma

June 2007 (Vol. 18 Issue 3) in Environment, How to beat..., Respiratory

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