Exposure to air pollution may up your risk of obesity.
E-cigarettes are seen as a healthier alternative to smoking. Now, though, researchers have found that chemicals in e-cigarette flavors may be linked to respiratory disease.
Children who are exposed to agricultural pesticides early in life may deal with impaired lung capacity later on, according to a new study.
Air pollution can cause all sorts of problems for health. Now, though, scientists have studied the risk of acute leukemia in children living close to heavily used roads
It turns out that there is, in fact, a link between air pollution and the risk of death. Scientists have found that increased air pollution increases a person's risk of dying from heart disease.
A University of Michigan study headed by Robert Dickson, M.D., has discovered a potential connection between human and bacterial cells in the lung microbiome.
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...
While smoking is primarily known for increasing lung cancer, it can also increase the risk of other kinds, as well.
What do lizards and birds have in common? They have more similarities than you might think. Scientists have found that like birds, iguanas have breathing that flows in a one-directional loop through their lungs.