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Dust could pose a health hazard if astronauts start spending extended periods of time on the Moon

Will Lunar and Planet Dust Be Health Concerns of the Future?

Prolonged exposure could impair airway and lung function and increase risk of diseases like cancer

July 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for July 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Wildfire activity continues to increase throughout the western states

CDC: Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks

Agency offers steps to minimize exposure, particularly for those with chronic conditions
The combination of genetics and exposure to organic solvents in paints and varnishes increases the risk of multiple sclerosis

Organic Solvents + Genetics May Increase Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Finding of susceptibility seen regardless of smoking status
Smoking marijuana seems to be associated with increased risk of cough

Smoking Marijuana May Be Tied to Cough, Sputum Production

Insufficient evidence for link between marijuana and pulmonary function, obstructive lung disease

June 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for June 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
For children with cystic fibrosis and early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection

Azithromycin Cuts Pulmonary Exacerbation in CF With Early Pa

Risk of pulmonary exacerbation down for children with cystic fibrosis, early Pseudomonas aeruginosa

May 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for May 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
For patients with very severe acute respiratory distress syndrome

60-Day Mortality Not Significantly Lower With ECMO in ARDS

No significant drop in mortality with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe ARDS
Cinnamaldehyde

E-Cigarette Flavoring Agent May Impair Airway Defense System

Flavoring commonly used in e-cigarettes suppresses cilia beat frequency, lasting for 60 minutes