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  1. Lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    19 Jul 2018

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the collective term for a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing...

  2. Emphysema

    19 Jul 2018

    Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dusts...

  3. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    06 Jun 2018

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill...

  4. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis

    17 May 2018

    Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener granulomatosis is a rare condition that targets the arteries, veins and capillaries of the kidneys and the respiratory system...

  5. Pulmonary hypertension

    14 Mar 2018

    Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure on the lungs...

  6. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

    09 Mar 2018

    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia caused by a virus called SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). There is currently no cure or vaccine. Treatment...

  7. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

    09 Mar 2018

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare lung disease that can affect women during their reproductive years...

  8. Sarcoidosis

    09 Mar 2018

    Sarcoidosis is not a cancer or any other sort of malignant tumour...

  9. Cystic fibrosis (CF)

    09 Mar 2018

    When a person has cystic fibrosis, their mucus glands secrete very thick sticky mucus that clogs the tiny air passages in the lungs and traps bacteria...

  10. Lung cancer

    09 Mar 2018

    Lung cancer occurs most often in adults between the ages of 40 and 70 who have smoked cigarettes for at least 20 years...