Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.
Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.
We often see COPD as the result of cigarette smoking and the damage done over the years. But now there is a report from the Annals of Internal Medicine that there could be a vitamin deficiency that contributes as well.
Over the past twenty-five years, there have been about 5000 heat-related deaths in the United States.
Researchers say they have found two genes that are associated with a severe form of cystic fibrosis.