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Computerized Lung Sound Screening for Pediatric Auscultation in Noisy Field Environments

COMPUTERIZED LUNG SOUND SCREENING FOR PEDIATRIC AUSCULTATION IN NOISY FIELD ENVIRONMENTS

Chest auscultations offer a non-invasive and low-cost tool for monitoring lung disease. However, they present many shortcomings, including...

Link Between Low Vitamin D Levels and Scarring Lung Disease Identified

LINK BETWEEN LOW VITAMIN D LEVELS AND SCARRING LUNG DISEASE IDENTIFIED

Lower blood levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk of early signs of interstitial lung disease , found study.

 
 
 
Living with Emphysema (+ 5 Natural Ways to Help Emphysema Symptoms)

LIVING WITH EMPHYSEMA (+ 5 NATURAL WAYS TO HELP EMPHYSEMA SYMPTOMS)

The National Emphysema Foundation reports that more than 11 million Americans suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , a...

Study: Air pollution may be causing more people to commit petty crimes

STUDY: AIR POLLUTION MAY BE CAUSING MORE PEOPLE TO COMMIT PETTY CRIMES

Air pollution is known for negatively impacting the lives of many. It causes several health problems such as increasing the risk of...

 
 
 
Triple Crown the ultimate cherry on top of Justify jockey's career

TRIPLE CROWN THE ULTIMATE CHERRY ON TOP OF JUSTIFY JOCKEY'S CAREER

This is the dream they all dream as little boys, a Triple Crown on the line, more than 90,000 fans on their feet screaming at the top...

IN 1946, GERMAN POWS AWAITING REPATRIATION PLAYED FOOTBALL AGAINST EACH OTHER IN STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA. ORGANIZED BY AMERICAN MILITARY OFFICIALS, THE GAME BECAME KNOWN AS THE BARBED WIRE BOWL.

This isn’t related to the NFL in particular, but I thought it was an interesting-enough story to share during this offseason. Football....

 
 
 
Children who have their tonsils removed are three times more likely to develop asthma and pneumonia 

CHILDREN WHO HAVE THEIR TONSILS REMOVED ARE THREE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP ASTHMA AND PNEUMONIA 

Researchers at the universities of Copenhagen and Melbourne studied more than a million people born between 1979 and 1999 to find the...

Ashley Williams undergoes surgery after suffering collapsed lung against Mexico

ASHLEY WILLIAMS UNDERGOES SURGERY AFTER SUFFERING COLLAPSED LUNG AGAINST MEXICO

The 33-year-old was injured in a clash with Javier Hernandez and now faces some time in hospital to recover before he can return to...

 
 
 

WHAT DO YOU MOST FONDLY REMEMBER FROM YOUR FIRST EVER NFL SEASON AS A FAN?

It was the 2006/07 season and I screamed my lungs out during the NFC championship game against the Saints. It was a cold afternoon...

OLYMPIAN GUS KENWORTHY PENS TOUCHING TRIBUTE AFTER THE SUDDEN DEATH OF HIS RESCUE DOG, BEEMO

Upon examination, it was revealed that Beemo's lungs were deteriorated and her heart enlarged as the result of a congenital condition.

 
 
 
Mother battled 17 brain tumours to defy doctors who said she was terminal in 2015

MOTHER BATTLED 17 BRAIN TUMOURS TO DEFY DOCTORS WHO SAID SHE WAS TERMINAL IN 2015

Sue Nicklan, 54, a nurse from Chelford, Cheshire, battled 17 brain tumours with Gamma Knife radiation therapy after she had already...

Flavonoid Consumption May Reduce Lung Function Decline

FLAVONOID CONSUMPTION MAY REDUCE LUNG FUNCTION DECLINE

Flavonoid consumption may slow lung function decline in elderly. Consuming fruits rich in flavonoids such as berries can reduce the...

 
 
 
Smokers who quit have a lesser risk of lung disease than those who cut back

SMOKERS WHO QUIT HAVE A LESSER RISK OF LUNG DISEASE THAN THOSE WHO CUT BACK

A new study from Northwestern University has found that light smokers having less than 10 cigarettes per day have a greater chance...

Automatic Lung Segmentation with Juxta-Pleural Nodule Identification using Active Contour Model and Bayesian Approach

AUTOMATIC LUNG SEGMENTATION WITH JUXTA-PLEURAL NODULE IDENTIFICATION USING ACTIVE CONTOUR MODEL AND BAYESIAN APPROACH

Early Access Note: Early Access articles are new content made available in advance of the final electronic or print versions and result...

 
 
 
Study finds a weak handshake may predict an early death from cancer, lung disease, or a heart attack

STUDY FINDS A WEAK HANDSHAKE MAY PREDICT AN EARLY DEATH FROM CANCER, LUNG DISEASE, OR A HEART ATTACK

Grip strength may be better than current methods to predict lifespan, heart attack risk, lung disease risk, and even cancer risk, a...

Lung Cancer Screenings May Influence Smoking Cessation in High-risk Smokers

LUNG CANCER SCREENINGS MAY INFLUENCE SMOKING CESSATION IN HIGH-RISK SMOKERS

Lung cancer screenings which include smoking cessation treatment may have potential to influence smoking cessation in high-risk smokers....

 
 
 
Equipment-Free Springtime HIIT Workout

EQUIPMENT-FREE SPRINGTIME HIIT WORKOUT

Workout equipment: Workout type: 12 minute Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30 1. Long jumps 2. Traveling reptile push ups 3. Walking lunges...

Nanoparticles Produced from Tea Leaves Inhibit Lung Cancer

NANOPARTICLES PRODUCED FROM TEA LEAVES INHIBIT LUNG CANCER

Quantum dots, derived from tea leaves extract were found to inhibit the growth of lung cancer cells in a recent study.

 
 
 
The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country

THE 14 MOST POLLUTED CITIES IN THE WORLD ARE ALL IN ONE COUNTRY

Manish Swarup/AP The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all located in India, according to the World Health Organization. The...

Method to Overcome False Positives in CT Imaging for Lung Cancer Discovered

METHOD TO OVERCOME FALSE POSITIVES IN CT IMAGING FOR LUNG CANCER DISCOVERED

False-positive lung cancer screening results increase health care costs and may lead to unintentional physician-caused injury and mortality.