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.

Oral contraception and medical liability

Question: Oral contraceptives are prescription drugs sold with highly specific manufacturer instructions on how and when to take them, because the sequence of pill ingestion is critical to...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

Hormone treatment associated with better kidney function

SAN DIEGO – The use of hormone therapy was associated with a lower urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio and a decreased risk of albuminuria, results from a cross-sectional study suggest. “This may be...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

FDA sheds light on flibanserin approval

The Food and Drug Administration is providing a rare look into the agency’s decision-making process surrounding the approval of flibanserin (Addyi) for female hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

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