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Ever heard about "Bronchial thermoplasty" ???

Airway Obstruction in Asthma:
The airway in the human lung is generally a tube through which the inhaled air travels to the lung and to the other parts of the body. In Normal Lung, there is a flow inhaled air without any obstruction and the smooth muscles present in the lung allows the air to pass through without any difficulties. Obstruction in the airways is the most common indication in the condition of Asthma, where the lungs are easily disrupted by the presence of undesirable particles such as mucus that are formed as a result of Asthma.
In Asthma affected Lung, there is a layered mucus formation over the smooth muscles in the lung airway which causes the difficulty for the steady flow of air which ultimately leads to the Obstruction in the airway of the lung. One of the treatment methods for asthma is Bronchial Thermoplasty.
Bronchial Thermoplasty:

Various treatment of Asthma is present and implemented along the years, One of the precarious treatment for Asthma in recent times is Br…
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All you want to know about "Pneumothorax"

Condition Name:Pneumothorax

Also called as Collapsed Lung. 

How it is caused?
Pneumothorax is caused when there is sudden leakage of air from the lungs to the chest cavity making the lung to collapse. In most of the cases, only one lung is collapsed. 
A pneumothorax can be caused by a blunt or penetrating chest injury, certain medical procedures, or damage from an underlying lung disease which is caused by COPD(Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Cystic Fibrosis and Pneumonia.

It is also caused by Ruptured air blisters that develop on the top of the lung, bursting out sometimes allowing the air to leak from the lung to chest cavity.

Often the mechanical Ventilation procedures can also lead to the collapsed lung.

What are the symptoms?
Sudden Chest PainShortness of BreathHow it can be treated immediately?
Hollow needle or tube can be used to remove the excess air.
The hollow needle or tube is inserted between the ribs into the air-filled space that is pressing on the collapsed lung. With the…

POPCORN LUNGS!

Disease Name:  bronchiolitis obliterans
Nickname:POPCORN LUNGS

What happens inside a lung??

Breath In 

Breath In---> Diaphragm contracts and moves downwards---> Lung Space increases
As the Lung space increases, air is sucked from the nose and then air travels down your windpipe and into your lungs. After passing through your bronchial tubes, the air finally reaches and enters the alveoli (air sacs)
Through the very thin walls of the alveoli, oxygen from the air passes to the surrounding capillaries (blood vessels). A red blood cell protein called hemoglobin helps move oxygen from the air sacs to the blood.
At the same time, carbon dioxide moves from the capillaries into the air sacs. The gas has traveled in the bloodstream from the right side of the heart through the pulmonary artery.
Oxygen-rich blood from the lungs is carried through a network of capillaries to the pulmonary vein. This vein delivers the oxygen-rich blood to the left side of the heart. The left side of the heart pumps …

COPD 2019 is scheduled for Oct 07-08, 2019 at Madrid, Spain !

It's time to show all your efforts and time you have put on your research and innovation. Time to show the world how brainy you are. Time to save the lives of the people. Time to tell mankind how lucky we are to have Lungs which sustains our life

Yes, PULSUS Group gives you an opportunity to showcase your researchers and challenges you have faced during your higher education and career in the field of medical sciences. 


This time PULSUS conferences are going to organize a conference on "2nd World Congress on COPD, Asthma and Lung Health" on October 07-08, 2019 at Madrid, Spain. This is a series conference in continuation with the successful completion of the "World Congress on COPD, Asthma and Lung Health" which held on November 19-20, 2018 at Osaka, Japan.

Theme:  Exploring the Research Advancements and Prevention of Pulmonary Disease

Abstract Submission starts today!!


For Abstract Submission: http://bit.ly/2BONw8l

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About Eosinophilic Asthma Treatment

How is eosinophilic asthma treated? The goal of e-asthma treatment is to reduce the number of eosinophils in your airways to help you breathe easier. This may involve the use of standard asthma therapies like long-term controller and rescue medications. Controller medications, which include inhaled or oral corticosteroids, inhaled long-acting beta-agonists, and oral leukotriene modifiers, are typically taken daily to help reduce inflammation in your airways and prevent attacks. Rescue — or quick-relief — medications help alleviate symptoms during an asthma attack by relaxing tightened muscles in your airways to allow air to flow through. These may include inhaled short-acting beta agonists and oral steroids. If your symptoms are severe or not well controlled, relatively new options called biologics may help, according to the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED). Biologics target specific cells or proteins in your body to help prevent airway inflammation.
How do biolo…

Understand the Difference Between Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD) is a chronic disease composed of multiple components, which can include asthma, emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis. To reach a diagnosis of COPD you must have two or more of these diseases as diagnosed by your pulmonary (lung) doctor. All of these are considered to be obstructive respiratory diseases. Obstructive lung diseases are categorized as such because they impair the ability of your body to breathe oxygen into the lungs and expire carbon dioxide out of the lungs. Since COPD is a combination of two or more diseases, your symptoms tend to be more severe than if you suffered from only one of the diseases.
Various Stages of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) STAGE 1 - Mild COPDSTAGE 2 - Moderate COPDSTAGE 3 - Severe COPDSTAGE 4 - Very Severe COPDSTAGE-1: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a scourge in numerous parts of the world. Most patients with COPD exhibit gentle ailment. Mild COPD is the starting stage, the fou…

Researchers Breathe New Life Into COPD Research Using Mouse Models

Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) researchers have shown in mice that immune cells called basophils act to trigger a cascade of immune responses leading to airway degeneration resembling that in human chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.

The airways and lungs are affected by a range of diseases, but while some have been well characterized and treated,others such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) involve a variety of progressively deteriorating symptoms such as inflammation of the lungs and narrowing of the airways, but the causes of these at the cellular and molecular levels have largely remained obscure.


Picture Courtesy:  Scienmage
Department of Immune Regulation,TMDU

Usage of Mouse Models :
Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) have used a variety of mouse models to explain the developmental process behind COPD. 

The team showed that the immune cells basophils, previously believed to be mainly involved in fighting parasitic infections and inducing allergi…