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'ORGAN-ON-A-CHIP' technology could be the future

A research team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have used their new ‘organ-on-a-chip’ technology to develop a model of the human airway so that diseases such as COPD can be studied outside of the human body to allow researchers to gain new insights into the disease mechanisms, identify biomarkers and test new drugs. 525 woorden meer

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Reported and Unreported Exacerbations of COPD: Analysis by Diary Cards

Exacerbations of COPD are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The frequency is associated with worsening health-related quality of life and the decline in lung function. 479 woorden meer


How Do You Know?

As I’m on a journey to understand my Asthma / COPD (and whatever label they want to apply today), I’m often asked to explain my understanding of my disease. 774 woorden meer

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Greater exposure to cold viruses may help explain why children with asthma tend to suffer their worst symptoms when their school reopens after a break, a new study suggests. 281 woorden meer

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Cheating vs. Trying

Or, enduring while continuing to find a way to live vs. merely exist.

I found the attached image on the web under “free” images, with a note that it “may” be under copyright.   400 woorden meer

Nicotine Addiction 101 - Best piece I Have Read On Nicotine Dependency!

I’m sorry but there’s simply no nice way to say this. Nicotine dependency, like alcoholism, is a real mental illness and disease. While able to fully and comfortably arrest our chemical addiction, there is no cure. 101 woorden meer