Doctors someday might diagnose lung cancer through a simple blood test – which would enable detection of the disease at an earlier stage and could result in more effective treatment.
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.
If fall means sneezing, wheezing and suffering for you, you can start to find relief for allergies by knowing the facts. Test your knowledge in this quiz.
For smokers who want to quit, acupuncture can help ease withdrawal symptoms. Acupuncture be used on its own to ease cravings or it can be used as part of a larger effort to support tobacco cessation.
Although cigarette smoking is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer, people who don’t smoke also die from the disease. Here’s why lung cancer is everyone's health concern.
Sinus infections generally just need liquids and rest to resolve. But in rare cases, things could turn serious. That's why it's important to keep your doctor looped in, especially if symptoms last more than seven to 10 days.
If you have a lingering cough or cold, wheezing or shortness of breath, you may have asthma. It's a good idea to see your doctor, get tested and improve your quality of life.
A rare virus similar to the common cold is infecting U.S. children across the Midwest and West. While the virus is not deadly, some children are at risk for developing serious problems.
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.
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.