Black mould and condensation: Could your house be giving you lung disease? – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Black mould and condensation: Could your house be giving you lung disease?
Express.co.uk
The condition - which includes asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis and lung cancer - could be caused by poor housing conditions. That includes mould and damp. Five per cent of all houses in England have have damp issues, according to the English ...

Eosinophil Count in Sputum, Not Blood, Is Better Predictor of COPD Severity in Smokers – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network


Eosinophil Count in Sputum, Not Blood, Is Better Predictor of COPD Severity in Smokers
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
The findings, published in The Lancet: Respiratory Medicine, are based on data from the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD Study (SPIROMICS), which analyzes patients with COPD aged 40 to 80 years who smoke. Each patient in ...

MSF To Urge India To Overturn Pfizer Patent On Pneumonia Vaccine – Kaiser Family Foundation


MSF To Urge India To Overturn Pfizer Patent On Pneumonia Vaccine
Kaiser Family Foundation
“Pfizer does not deserve the patent it was granted in August on its pneumonia vaccine, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF is set to argue [on Tuesday] in the High Court of Delhi, India that it should be overturned because the patent doesn't meet ...

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Virginia Takes Big Step in Environmental Justice – Natural Resources Defense Council


Natural Resources Defense Council

Virginia Takes Big Step in Environmental Justice
Natural Resources Defense Council
Richmond recently claimed the dubious distinction of being named the “asthma capital” of America by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America, topping the list of U.S. cities that are “the most challenging places to live with asthma.” In urban areas ...