HealthDay News: Respiratory
New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer
An experimental drug that
taps the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer is
shrinking tumors in patients for whom other treatments have failed,
an early study shows.
Materials in Some Household Products Tied to Lung Damage
Inhaling ultrafine particles from so-called "nanomaterials" -- which are used in a growing number of household and commercial products, including sunscreens, ink in copy machines and lightweight sporting equipment -- can cause lung inflammation and damage, a team of U.S. scientists says.
Breo Ellipta Approved for COPD
Americans with chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have new help in their
quest to breathe better, with the approval of Breo Ellipta on