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Smoking and inactivity a dangerous combination

Brazilian researchers have found that smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes.

FDA approves new drug for COPD

A new inhaled drug to treat a serious lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has been approved by the FDA.

Inhaler for lung disease safe after all

A study on the safety of a mist inhaler for chronic lung disease has found it does not increase the risk of patients dying early, in contrast to an earlier analysis.

Singing helps lung patients

Doctors at a London hospital have started a singing programme for lung patients, reasoning that the kind of breathing used by singers might also help respiratory problems.

Blood tests may redict COPD flare-ups

People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who have signs of chronic inflammation in their blood are more likely to have flare-ups of the lung disease than those who do not.

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