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

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

Jun 19th 2020, 5:39 PM 52,813 Views 26 Comments

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

Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US
# Lung Disease
# Lung Disease

Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US

Sep 7th 2019, 4:00 PM 40,166 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 33,484 Views 16 Comments

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

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug
# Alpha-1
# 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 14,660 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 21,537 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Hundreds of Irish soldiers were exposed to asbestos while serving overseas

May 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 15,668 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Column: Why is lung disease so prevalent in Ireland?

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,661 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.

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

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

Aug 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,730 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.

Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases
# Lung Disease
# Lung Disease

Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases

Feb 21st 2012, 3:20 PM 3,529 Views 10 Comments

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