Pulmonary DiseaseInfo Center
Label Warnings Updated for Chantix
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials have approved an updated drug label for smoking cessation medication varenicline (Chantix) with stronger warnings.
Pollution TRAP and Asthma
If you've ever fueled up at a truck stop, there's no doubt you've inhaled exhaust from diesel-fueled vehicles. Clearly, this is something to avoid, if at all possible.
Lungs Live Longer Without Heartburn
Sometimes, treating one disease can help patients deal with another. This seems to be the case for patients with a certain lung disease who are also being treated for acid reflux disease.
CF Tool No Better For Tiny Tots
Infants with cystic fibrosis (CF) are fragile and require a very high standard of care. Early detection of lung infections is critical to these delicate patients.
A Plume of Hope for Oil Spill Victims
Picking up the pieces for Gulf Coast residents has been no small feat. In early 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill leaked nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, possibly causing a public health crisis.
Early Bird Gets the PAH Treatment
The dated saying, “It’s never too late,” doesn’t always hold true, especially when it comes to your health. Timing is everything when diagnosing a serious illness like pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
Asthma and Mom's Pregnancy Depression
Typical American families run on the unspoken motto, "If Mamma's not happy, then nobody's happy." Can a depressed, expecting mom distress the health of her unborn child?
Ancient Korean Herb's Method Observed
Ancient herbal remedies are sometimes worthwhile. In this case, the ancient Koreans using So-Cheong-Ryong-Tang (SCRT) to treat allergies may have been on to something.
New Puffing Powder Approved for COPD Therapy
A new therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Up in Smoke
There's no question that the wildfire sweeping across drought-stricken areas of the United States can be devastating. New research suggests that more than your property is at risk.