Pulmonology

Pulmonology is the medical specialty dealing with disease involving the respiratory tract.[1] The term is derived from the Latinword pulmō, pulmonis ("lung") and the Greek -λογία, -logia. Pulmonology is synonymous with pneumology, from the Greekπνεύμων ("lung") and -λογία, -logia, respirology and respiratory medicine.

VIDEO: Moderate exercise reduced women’s stroke risk

SAN DIEGO – Moderate exercise reduced the risk of stroke by 12%-22% and appeared to offset some of the increased stroke risk from postmenopausal hormone therapy. We spoke to Sophia S. Wang, Ph.D.,...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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Moderate exercise reduces female stroke risk

SAN DIEGO – Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy, a large...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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Postpartum thrombosis risk high for 12 weeks

SAN DIEGO – The risk of thrombosis after giving birth remains significantly elevated for 12 weeks after delivery, twice as long as previously thought, an analysis of data on 1.7 million women...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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