Fibrosis File – January 2018

Fibrosis File Top Pulmonary Fibrosis News of 2017 North Carolina researchers made significant progress toward a stem cell treatment for lung diseases like pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis and COPD. Their work was published in two articles, one showing that it is possible to isolate lung stem cells with a relatively non-invasive procedure, and a second…

State Rankings on Senior Health-November-2017

    State Rankings on Senior Health America’s Health Rankings Senior 2017 Report offers a comprehensive analysis of senior population health on a national and state-by-state basis. Four categories were studied to arrive at the rankings: Behav- iors, Community & Environment, Policy, and Clinical Care. To see the full 138-page report, visit http://tinyurl.com/yb7wt3nu Minnesota, Utah,…

Respiratory News-November-2017

    Respiratory News Finally a positive report about e-cigarettes! A study from the University of California in San Diego found e-cigarettes just may help people stop smoking. The researchers found that 8.2 percent of smokers who used e-cigarettes successfully quit cigarettes while only 4.8 percent of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes were successful.…