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Category: Lung
It is common for infants to have recurrent episodes of cough and wheeze with colds and be completely well in between episodes. Usually, they will be diagnosed as having episodic viral wheezing. Despite what many parents are told, a small proportion will have genuine infantile asthma which is…
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Category: Lung
The new Paediatric Sleep and Ventilation Unit was opened at Royal Brompton Hospital by Chelsea and Fulham MP Greg Hands. The unit, which was funded by the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity, will help around 1,000 children each year who experience difficulties breathing at night.…
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Category: Lung | In the media
As research suggests an increase in lung cancer, consider booking a lung cancer risk assessment clinic to put your mind at ease. A study in cancer rates predicts that in the next 30 years the number of women with lung cancer will more than treble. The number is estimated to go up from its current…
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Category: Lung | In the media
Research suggests that improvements in diagnosis and treatment is lowering the death rate for lung cancer. New research released by Cancer Research UK and Professor Peter Sasieni, from Queen Mary, University of London, suggests that death rates from some types of cancer will fall by up to half…
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