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.

Denosumab better at building bone than zoledronic acid

SAN FRANCISCO – Denosumab was superior to zoledronic acid (ZA) in building bone at the lumber spine, total hip, and femoral neck in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis previously treated with oral...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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VIDEO: Most women remain unconcerned about heart risk

ORLANDO – Women’s awareness of the health risk posed by heart disease has stalled, with fully 45% of participants in a nationally representative survey being unaware that heart disease is the...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

Flibanserin debuts with strings attached

Physicians who treat premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder now have a Food and Drug Administration–approved option in flibanserin. But the centrally acting daily medication comes...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

Raloxifene ineffective for treating AD patients

Treatment with the estrogen-receptor modulator raloxifene does not significantly improve cognitive function in women with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), results of a U.S. randomized, double-blind,...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
Type: News Item

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