Lungs not only facilitate respiration but also produce tiny blood cells known as platelets.
People say that e-cigarettes are better than real cigarettes, however, the flavorings make this alternative more toxic for humans.
Study examines the adverse effects of nanoparticle-based medicine reactions among patients.
Children and young adults with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-X1) are now safe to undergo gene therapy, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the journal EBioMedicine reveal that smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer when compared to counterparts unaffected by the disease.
Previous studies have shown that burning incense may have psychoactive benefits. In other words, some scientists say that it could help to release poorly understood ion channels in the brain alleviate both anxiety and depression.
It turns out that the dirty coating that can be found on buildings and streets may be hazardous to public health.
New findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not always caused from an accelerated decline of lung function is not a prerequisite for COPD.
A new gene therapy for cystic fibrosis could be huge in terms of improving lung function.
Despite numerous health warnings, many continue to smoke tobacco products. New findings published in JAMA Internal reveal that nearly half of long-term smokers and ex-smokers who were once considered disease-free after passing lung-function tests actually have respiratory-related impairments when th...
Want to quit smoking? Try social media. Scientists have found that young adults who use social media to quit smoking are twice as successful as those who use more traditional methods.