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E-cigarette user found to have rare form of lung scarring typically found in metal workers — European Respiratory Society warns against vaping for smoking cessation

Researchers studying a patient with a rare lung disease called hard-metal pneumoconiosis say the disease was probably caused by vaping. The condition creates an unusual and distinctive pattern of damage to the lungs that results in breathing difficulties. It is … Continue reading

Published Thursday, December 5th, 2019 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory, Uncategorized

Combined therapies increase adverse side effects for patients with advanced hormone receptor-positive breast cancer

Lisbon, Portugal: Patients with advanced breast cancer who are treated with a combination of drugs that target specific molecules important for cancer development and also the hormones that are driving it are at increased risk of suffering adverse side effects. … Continue reading

Published Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 12:01 am
Posted in Uncategorized

Cervical cancer survivors frequently suffer from long-term fatigue, insomnia and hot flushes

Vienna Austria: Around half of women who have been treated for locally advanced cervical cancer suffer from symptoms of insomnia, fatigue or hot flushes at some point, according to new research presented at the ESTRO 36 conference. Cervical cancer affects … Continue reading

Published Friday, May 5th, 2017 at 12:01 am
Posted in Uncategorized