Free Lung Health Screenings for Bangkokians: On-Site Services and Mobile X-Ray Vehicles

2023-10-08 20:15:51 Bangkok opens a service point for Bangkokians to invite free lung health screenings. Off-site with the mobile National Cancer Institute Revealing cancer registration statistics in Thailand in 2022, it is stated that each year Thailand has more than 140,000 new cancer patients, or approximately 400 people per day, with lung cancer being 1 … Read more

The Impact of Covid-19 on Multiple Organs: Long-Term Damage and Health Implications

2023-09-23 08:35:53 Examinations of those infected showed higher rates of damage to the lungs, brain, and kidneys, and the extent of the impact on these organs was linked to the severity of the infection, age, and other diseases in the body. “People with more than two affected organs were four times more likely to report … Read more

Unlicensed Acupuncturist in New York Leaves Patient in Critical Condition: A Cautionary Tale

2023-09-20 08:40:26 New York: A 63-year-old woman is in critical condition after seeking treatment from an unlicensed acupuncturist. A 63-year-old woman who sought treatment for abdominal pain and back pain collapsed on the pavement and was admitted to the hospital. A 63-year-old native of New York came to a parallel therapist named Yong Dae Lin … Read more

Discovery of a protein that blocks the coronavirus in the lungs

A receptor naturally expressed in the lungs would prevent infection by SARS-CoV-2. This discovery could make it possible to develop new drugs against viral infections and pulmonary fibrosis, which are sometimes triggered with Covid-19. Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered a protein naturally expressed by lung fibroblasts that prevents SARS-CoV-2 infection. This is … Read more

Breathing in car exhaust alters brain activity

It is well known that air pollution constitutes a major public health problem, in particular by increasing the risk of respiratory or cardiac problems, but there is little data on the consequences of this in the brainbrain. To fill this gap, scientists at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver conducted a small clinical testclinical … Read more

Cannabis or tobacco: which is more harmful to the lungs?

Canadian researchers examined the chest x-rays of 56 cannabis smokers, 57 non-smokers and 33 people who smoked tobacco. Researchers from the University and the Ottawa Hospital looked at the chest x-rays of 56 cannabis smokers, 57 non-smokers and 33 people who smoked tobacco only between 2005 and 2020. “This study raises concerns” Result: they found … Read more