Physicians and policymakers should consider those family and friends who aren’t quite caregivers — but are definitely health supporters — in chronic disease care, a new study finds.
The annual American Thoracic Society International Conference wrapped up this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest research and stories from this year’s conference.
A NHLBI national committee just released a national action plan for COPD diagnosis and care, providing updated professional guidelines and patient-centered recommendations.
Researchers investigated the scarring process in the lungs of recent lung transplant patients in hopes of finding novel therapies to stop this dangerous process that leads to graft failure.
Sending a patient to an intensive care unit after a heart attack, or a flare-up of heart failure or COPD, may sound like the best option. But it’s not always the case.
Scientists can now grow 3-D models of various organs from stem cells, creating new ways to study disease.