NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN TO BREATHE NEW LIFE INTO LUNG HEALTH

The ‘Love your Lungs’ campaign aims to encourage people to get their lungs tested, particularly if they have symptoms such as shortness of breath, persistent cough or wheeze. Testing can provide an early indication of diseases such as asthma, lung fibrosis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Early detection of these diseases can greatly improve […]




Love your Lungs this Valentines Day

The Irish Lung Health Alliance, which comprises the Alpha One Foundation, the Irish Thoracic Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland, the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association, Ben Bulben COPD Support Group, the Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust, the Asthma Society of Ireland, the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Sarcoidosis Network, has united officially ahead of […]


Love your Lungs this Valentines Day

The Irish Lung Health Alliance, which comprises the Alpha One Foundation, the Irish Thoracic Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland, the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association, Ben Bulben COPD Support Group, the Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust, the Asthma Society of Ireland, the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Sarcoidosis Network, has united officially ahead of […]


Don’t Ignore Lung Cancer Symptoms Warns Irish Thoracic Society

The Irish Thoracic Society warns against ignoring the signs of lung cancer. “Symptoms such as persistent cough, unexplained weight loss and coughing blood should always be heeded, particularly in current or former smokers. The Irish Thoracic Society urges anyone with these symptoms to visit their GP straight away, as early detection of lung cancer leads […]