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#Lung disease

# lung-disease - Friday 19 June, 2020

Ireland faces lung disease crisis as a result of Covid-19, expert group warns
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Ireland faces lung disease crisis as a result of Covid-19, expert group warns

Jun 19th 2020, 5:39 PM 52,747 Views 26 Comments

The group has called for additional resources for the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with respiratory conditions

# lung-disease - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US
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From TheJournal.ie
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Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US

Sep 7th 2019, 4:00 PM 40,117 Views 65 Comments

100s of other have reportedly become ill with a number of teenagers in induced comas as a result.

# lung-disease - Saturday 5 January, 2019

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications
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From TheJournal.ie
# Breathing Problems

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications

Jan 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 33,413 Views 16 Comments

About 500,000 people in Ireland have COPD, but half of them likely do not know they have the condition.

# lung-disease - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug
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# Alpha-1

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug

May 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 14,607 Views 7 Comments

People are set to lose access to Respreeza at the end of the month.

# lung-disease - Sunday 21 September, 2014

'You could have lung disease, but won't notice if your only exercise is shopping'
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'You could have lung disease, but won't notice if your only exercise is shopping'

Sep 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 21,466 Views 25 Comments

Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

# lung-disease - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas
# Lung Disease
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Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas

May 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,565 Views 64 Comments

However, the Defence Forces were unaware for almost ten years.

# lung-disease - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?
# Opinion
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Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,044 Views 61 Comments

Ireland has one of the highest death rates from lung disease in Western Europe – only Belgium, Moldova, Hungary and Kyrgyzstan have higher mortality levels. Dr Edward McKone examines why.

# lung-disease - Friday 17 August, 2012

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research
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'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

Aug 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,701 Views 42 Comments

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

# lung-disease - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases
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From TheJournal.ie
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Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases

Feb 21st 2012, 3:20 PM 3,518 Views 10 Comments

The new approach could help save patients with conditions often associated with long-term smoking.