Archive: Lung Disease

Lite n 'Easy joins The Common Good

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Lite n 'Easy joins The Common Good

Lite n’ Easy will make a donation to The Common Good on behalf of customers who restart their Lite n’ Easy healthy meal delivery service between now and April 3.

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COVID Critical unveils IBM developed COVID-19 app

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COVID Critical unveils IBM developed COVID-19 app

More than 500 clinicians at over 370 hospitals worldwide sign up to use a new IBM app that will securely share information to care for COVID-19 patients

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World-First Treatment for Silicosis Underway at The Prince Charles Hospital

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World-First Treatment for Silicosis Underway at The Prince Charles Hospital

Clinicians and Researchers from The Prince Charles Hospital have developed whole lung lavage, a ground-breaking new treatment that provides a glimmer of hope to those suffering with artificial stone silicosis,…

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From Diesel Emissions to High Fibre Diets: Changing the way we look at Lung Disease

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From Diesel Emissions to High Fibre Diets: Changing the way we look at Lung Disease

Annalicia is now performing a clinical trial to see if dietary fibre can reduce inflammation in lung cells through healthy gut bacteria.

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Finding the best process to reinflate collapsed lungs

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Finding the best process to reinflate collapsed lungs

Thousands of people every year find themselves in Intensive Care suffering a life-threatening illness - and many will experience collapsed lungs. There is no definitive way to best restore the…

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Emergency Silicosis Appeal

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Emergency Silicosis Appeal

Advance our lifesaving research into silicosis. This is unprecedented. We’ve launched an Emergency Silicosis Appeal because we need your help to tackle an escalating health crisis.

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Identifying sleep apnoea in mental health patients

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Identifying sleep apnoea in mental health patients

Dr James Anderson, a Sleep Fellow at The Prince Charles Hospital, wants to make sure that these most vulnerable people in our community are receiving the care they need.

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Predicting flare ups in chronic lung diseases

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Predicting flare ups in chronic lung diseases

The success of this project will lead to improved quality of care and reduced side effects for people with CADs, as well as reduce the number of people who fall…

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Identifying the cause to improve treatment of COPD 'flare ups'

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Identifying the cause to improve treatment of COPD 'flare ups'

Certain pathogens are responsible for a large portion of exacerbations in COPD patients - however it is not clear exactly which ones. Professor Ian Yang wants to define the most…

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How do air pollutants affect patients with COPD?

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How do air pollutants affect patients with COPD?

Patients with lung disease already experience infections, flare-ups and difficulty breathing. So what happens when these people are exposed to air pollutants, which are damaging even for healthy lungs?

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Reducing the Strain by helping regional CF patients.

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Reducing the Strain by helping regional CF patients.

Dr George Tay and his team are working to develop and online educational hub for clinicians to locate the latest information on Cystic Fibrosis, CF treatments, and related ailments and…

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How a cough led to world-class treatment for CF

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How a cough led to world-class treatment for CF

Years ago Dr Scott Bell set out to answer a simple question: how far could bacteria in a cough travel? While this information might seem trivial for the general public,…

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