News tagged with lung disease

US cancer death rate drops again in 2006

(AP) -- The U.S. cancer death rate fell again in 2006, a new analysis shows, continuing a slow downward trend that experts attribute to declines in smoking, earlier detection and better treatment.

dateMay 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Women more susceptible to harmful effects of smoking

Women may be more susceptible to the lung damaging effects of smoking than men, according to new research by Inga-Cecilie Soerheim, M.D., and her colleagues from Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and University ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Health
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Allergy season: Cigarettes to the rescue?

Everyone knows that smoking can kill you, but did you know that it may help with your allergies? A new study shows that cigarette smoke can prevent allergies by decreasing the reaction of immune cells to allergens.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Medical research
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