Monthly Archives: May 2014

E-Cigarettes in the News

E-Cigarettes in the News CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. On Thursday, the agency proposed rules that call for strict regulation of electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, nicotine gels, water pipe tobacco and hookahs. Currently, the FDA only has regulatory authority over Read More…

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Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis- PAP

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis- PAP PAP is a rare lung disease characterized by the build-up of grainy material in the alveoli (air sacs) of the lungs. This grainy material is composed mainly of phospholipid (a fat like substance) and protein. Phospholipid and protein are the key components of lung surfactant, an important substance that coats the Read More…

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