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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 April 2017

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Study Examines Common Misuse of Inhalers by Asthma Patients

Researchers conducted a study to evaluate incorrect usage techniques and determine optimal methods for patients using metered-dose inhalers.

Nasal Swabs Could Be Used to Detect Lung Cancer in Current and Former Smokers

Researchers studied bronchial and nasal epithelial gene expression to see if lung damage related to smoking was detectable via nasal tissue swab.

Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Associated with Reduced Risk of COPD

A study examined fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in never, former, and current smokers.

Study: Cigarette Smoke Prevents Self-Healing in the Lungs

In a new study, researchers examined the impact of cigarette smoke on self-healing processes in lung tissue from never-smokers, smokers, and patients with COPD.

Study: Carotenoids and Vitamin C May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk

Researchers considered whether the consumption of carotenoids and vitamin C found in fruits and vegetables reduces lung cancer risk in smokers.