The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.
Lungs, Breathing & Allergies
Explore the latest diagnosis and treatment breakthroughs involving a wide range of common and complex allergy- and breathing-related conditions from our Respiratory Institute.
Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.
The lung disease pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) leaves people gasping for air and relying on oxygen. But there’s hope for cleaner airways through a “lung washing” procedure.
Scleroderma is a rare disease of the autoimmune system that many people haven’t heard of. Yet recognizing the symptoms can help you get treatment faster – and provide the best chance for a successful outcome.
Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn't involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Whenever the pollen count goes up, so does the number of new asthma cases. Allergists predict seeing a number of new asthma cases this spring because of the coming bad allergy season.
It's the time of year when allergies become a nuisance for your child. Learn about spring allergy symptoms and treatments for children, including pollen avoidance and OTC medication strategies.
Clamping your nostrils and mouth shut during a sneeze might avoid disturbing others. But it could damage your eardrums or sinuses or cause an ear infection.
In 2012, a National Lung Screening Trial showed evidence in favor of using low-dose computed tomography to detect lung cancer early. In 2014, the CT scan has become the standard of care.