thoracic medicine


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thoracic medicine

the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the structures and organs of the chest, especially the lungs.
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Paul Corris, professor of thoracic medicine at Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: "I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that the most effective and cost-effective strategy to reduce the risk of cancer is to stop smoking or better still never start.
Barnes FMedSci, FRS, professor of thoracic medicine, the Airway Disease Section, NHLI, Imperial College London and co-author of the studies, "The anti-inflammatory potential of CEM-101 seen in these studies suggests a role for the compound or for new anti-inflammatory-specific members of the macrolide class in COPD patients.
of Thoracic Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London remarked "In the busy world of GPs, easy-to-use correctly inhalers that require less instruction will bring far greater benefits than any drugs currently on the horizon.
LHSC's premier services and programs include neurological sciences, life support care, cardiovascular and thoracic medicine, oncology, multi-organ transplantation, children's and women's healthcare, and orthopedic/sports medicine.
Barnes, who also works as a Professor of Thoracic Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, has published over 1000 papers and has served as an editor or co-editor of over 40 books on asthma, lung pharmacology and related subjects.