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8:00 PM EDT March 23, 2014

Nip, Tuck & Breathe: Botox Provides Relief for those who Suffer with Asthma

For millions of Americans that suffer with asthma, there is evidence of a novel therapy to relieve symptoms of the disorder. In a study in Respirology, 11 patients with doctor-diagnosed asthma were given a total of 24 injections of botulinum toxin to observe the effects that the treatment has on abnormal vocal cord movement that is evident in asthma suffering.

March 03, 2014

Study Reveals the Households Pollutants That May Lead to Middle Aged Asthma

Respirology reveals that middle aged men could reduce their risk of asthma by reducing exposure to mold and tobacco smoke

February 18, 2014

Daily Walk of Just 3km Can Reduce Risk of Hospitalization for Respiratory Problems

Respirology reports that suffers of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can reduce their risk of being hospitalized with severe attacks, by maintaining an exercise regime of walking between three to six kilometers a day.

February 03, 2014

Smokers Lack Motivation, Feel More Tired and Are Less Physically Active than Non-Smokers, New Study Reveals

Respirology finds smokers are less physically active, lacking in motivation and are more likely to suffer symptoms of anxiety and depression.

January 21, 2014

Smoking Diseases Linked to Nasal Dyspnea, New Study Reveals

New research in Respirology has explored a possible link between COPD and nasal dyspnea

12:00 AM EST November 25, 2013

Nebulizers Deliver Less Than Half of Asthma Treatment, Study Finds

Respirology reports that less than half of the prescribed dose in two of the three types of asthma drugs reach the patients lungs when delivered by a nebulizer

April 22, 2013

Fiber Diets Offers Protection for Asthma Sufferers, Study Shows

Diets which are high in fat and low in fiber are associated with airway inflammation and poor lung function in asthma sufferers, reveals new research in Respirology.

September 20, 2012

COPD patients experience poorer sleep quality and lower blood oxygen levels

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience poorer sleep quality than people of a similar age without COPD, according to research published in the journal Respirology.

August 30, 2012

Water Pipe Smoking Has the Same Respiratory Effects as Smoking Cigarettes

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that water pipe smoking, such as hookah or bong smoking, affects lung function and respiratory symptoms as much as cigarette smoking.

March 15, 2012

Children Exposed to Cigarette Smoke Have Increased Risk of COPD in Adulthood

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-exposed children.

February 07, 2012

Drinking Large Amounts of Soft Drinks Associated with Asthma and COPD

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that a high level of soft drink consumption is associated with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

December 05, 2011

Dust Storms Affect Subsequent Emergency Hospital Admissions

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

October 18, 2011

Cough May Warn of Danger for Patients with Lung-Scarring Disease

A new analysis has found that coughing may signal trouble for patients with the lung-scarring disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The study, published in the journal Respirology, found that patients with the condition who also cough are more likely to develop advanced forms of the disease that may be life threatening.

October 14, 2011

Heart Health Impacts Wellbeing of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A new study has found that processes that control heart rate play an important role in the quality of life experienced by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study, which was published in the journal Respirology, indicates that heart-related treatments may improve the wellbeing of some individuals with COPD.

July 13, 2011

Study Highlights Respiratory Disorders Prevalent in the Middle East

Lung diseases in the Middle East range from the centuries-old pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) to modern manifestations caused by chemical warfare.

June 09, 2011

Deaths and Major Morbidity from Asbestos-related Diseases in Asia Likely to Surge in Next 20 Years: ‘the Asian Asbestos Tsunami’ warning

An alarming new article in Respirology issues a serious warning of massive rises in deaths from asbestos-related lung diseases in Asia.