“lung disease”

Jun
01

Is Vaping Harming the ‘Quit Smoking’ Message?

E-cigarettes and other “vaping” devices have really taken off in the last decade. However, these devices have a history dating back to the 1960s, when an American inventor patented a smokeless nicotine delivery system. This version of the e-cigarette never reached consumers and it wasn’t until 2006 that electronic cigarettes were launched in the European […]

By Joanna | Medical Education . Wellness
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Jul
01

Rare Diseases: Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis (pronounced sar-coy-doe-sis) may not be a well known condition but it does affect about 1 in every 10,000 people.  This potentially fatal inflammatory condition causes the body’s immune system to produce groups of inflammatory cells that are then deposited in various organs.  In 90% of patients sarcoidosis granulomas can be found in the lungs […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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