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  • Quercetin cuts cancer risks and allergies.
    Flavonoid cuts cancers and allergies.
    After winter allergies with all its detrimental constrictive effects on small blood vessels, bronchioles and others, now is the turn for spring allergies. Runny nose, stuffy nose, wet eyes, sneezing and other symptoms are signs of allergies. Today...
  • NeNe Leakes
    ‘RHOA’ star NeNe Leakes’ blood clots to be a problem on ‘DWTS?’
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes announced earlier this week that she would be competing on “Dancing with the Stars” this year. Just weeks ago, she was rushed to the hospital because of pains in her chest...
  • Lungs
    'Lungs' plays at Tarragon Theatre
    Sometimes, the truth really hurts, even if honesty is a fundamental basis of a successful relationship.And in "Lungs", which premiered on March 4, 2014 at Tarragon Theatre, it can hit really soft underbellies.An unnamed couple, a PhD...
  • Human skin cells can now be reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells, which are similar to human embryonic stem cells, and then into functional lung and airway cells.
    First human lung cells developed from stem cells
    Dr. Hans-Willem Snoeck and colleagues at Columbia University Medical Center reported the first successful development of functional human lung tissue from stem cells in the Dec. 1, 2013, edition of the journal Nature Biotechnology.The development...
  • Nene leakes hospitalized
    NeNe Leakes rushed to hospital for blood clots in her lungs
    Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Nene Leakes announced on Tuesday, November 19th on her blog Neneleakesofficial.com that she was hospitalized. She said that she was experiencing shortness of breath and decided to check herself in. The doctors...
  • Lymph gland biopsy of Sarcoidosis
    Sarcoidosis suffers hear it all the time: ‘You don’t look sick!’
    Sufferers of the autoimmune disease Sarcoidosis and many other autoimmune diseases do not all rear their ugly heads by painting a sad face on those who are afflicted with this mysterious illness.There are times that they look like nothing is wrong...
  • Astonishing values of the Astonishing values of the scutelleria species!
    This herb is advertised as a smooth muscle relaxant but it can save lives too!
    Astonishing values of the scutelleria species!Skullcap is well known in Chinese medicine and employed for multiple illnesses. But it is mostly sold for its smooth muscle relaxer actions.However this amazing plant can be drank many times during the...
  • Top gadgets of the day includes a lung on a chip
    Top gadgets of the day includes a lung on a chip
    1) The lung-on-a-chip was featured in yesterday's (June 19, 2013) print version of the WSJ (Wall Street Journal). Actually, the focus of the article was on the use of the lung chip for drug testing - mainly for asthma and infections of the...
  • Quit smoking
    A good time to quit smoking is May 31st World No Tobacco Day
    The World Health Organization has designated May 31st each year as World No Tobacco Day.This annual day-long observation serves to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and to advocate for effective policies in reducing tobacco...
  • Smoker's lungs used in transplant ends in woman's death from lung cancer
    Smoker's lungs used in transplant end in woman's death
    A smoker's lungs used in a transplant ends in a U.K. woman's death, according to a Dec. 19 ABC News report. Most people who need a transplant receive a second chance at life, but most people do not unknowingly get smoker's lungs.In...
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Ad
    Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention that promotes healthy lungs
    Below are four simple lifestyle tips from Andrew Weil, M.D. that promote healthy lungs for a lifetime: Don't smoke. Tobacco addiction is the single greatest cause of preventable illness, greatly increasing the risks of developing lung cancer...
  • schools and pollution
    Children suffer adverse events from traffic air pollution
    Early life exposure linked to lung function weaknessCars, buses and trucks along with other motorized vehicles are the largest source of air pollution and have been associated to negative health effects. Long term exposure to air pollutants...
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
    Rheumatoid Arthritis is not only for elderly. (Video)
    Brief introduction.What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?Rheumatoid Arthritis, known as RA affects more than 1.3 million people; 75% are women. RA is the most common type of autoimmune arthritis of unknown cause that initiates premature disability and...
  • E-cigarettes
    More evidence presented that the increasingly popular e-cigarettes are harmful
    A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Athens in Greece and presented at the European Respiratory Society’s Annual Congress in Vienna in September 2012 sheds some new light on the risks of the electronic cigarette.The...
  • Florence and the Machine - Toronto
    Florence and the Machine live in Toronto
    The lawn and seats at the Molson Amphitheatre filled up unusually early last night in anticipation for one of today's most celebrated indie rock outfits - Florence + the Machine. Founded by striking front woman Florence Welch and keyboardist...