Posts Tagged "lung damage"

Lung damage in 9/11 victims could be helped by diet changes, an NYU study finds

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 4, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) A new clinical trial will see firefighters who responded on Sept. 11, 2001, switch to a diet high in olive oil and fish, and low in red meat. Firefighters who suffered lung damage after inhaling particles in the line of duty on Sept. 11, 2001, may be able to quell or reverse the damage simply by changing their diets, according to a new scientific study. The study from NYU School of Medicine researchers outlines a novel way to...

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Study: Women Who Smoke More Prone to Lung Damage

Posted on Aug 4, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Women may be especially susceptible to the toxic effects of cigarette smoking, U.S. researchers said on Monday. They said women who smoke develop lung damage earlier in life than men, and it takes less cigarette exposure to cause damage in women compared with men. “Overall our analysis indicated that women may be more vulnerable to the effects of smoking,” said Dr. Inga-Cecilie Soerheim of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and the University of Bergen in Norway. Soerheim, who presented her findings at the American Thoracic Society meeting in San...

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Researchers uncover how nanoparticles may damage lungs

Posted on Jun 29, 2009 in Uncategorized

Fri Jun 12, 2009 6:28am EDT HONG KONG, June 12 (Reuters) – Researchers in China appear to have uncovered how nanoparticles which are used in medicine for diagnosis and delivering drugs may cause lung damage. Nanotechnology, or the science of the extremely tiny, is an important industry. One nanometre is one-billionth of a metre. Apart from medicine, it is used in products like sporting goods, cosmetics, tyres and electronics and has a projected annual market of around US$1 trillion by 2015. However, concerns are growing that it may have toxic effects, particularly to the lungs. But it...

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