Man coughs up perfectly intact ‘blood sculpture’ of his lung (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The New England Journal of Medicine shares some of the most amazing imagery from the often weird and wonderful field of medicine, but sometimes the content can be simultaneously disgusting and yet mesmerizing. On Tuesday, the widely respected journal shared a truly incredible case: a 36-year-old man with aggressive end-stage heart failure had a coughing […]

Lung cancer symptoms: If your voice sounds like this it could indicate the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 44,000 people are diagnosed with the lung disease every year in the UK. In the early stages of lung cancer, there are usually no signs or symptoms. However, as the disease progresses, many people will eventually develop symptoms. One symptom to […]

Lung cancer symptoms: If this happens to your fingers you could have the deadly disease

The main symptoms of lung cancer include problems associated directly with your lungs. These comprise persistent or long-standing coughs, persistent chest infections, coughing up blood, persistent breathlessness, and aches or pains when breathing or coughing. Other common symptoms are constant tiredness or lack of energy, loss of appetite and unexplained weight loss. However, aside from […]

A 21-year-old YouTube star who spoke frankly about her cystic fibrosis dies one week after getting a lung transplant

Claire’s Place Foundation/Facebook Claire Wineland, an internet celebrity who chronicled living with cystic fibrosis, died on Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people watched her videos and read her posts where she discussed her illness and sought to change public perception of it. She died after a lung transplant partly crowdfunded by her followers.   Claire […]

Lung cancer warning – does your voice sound like this? How to reveal risk by speaking

Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK, according to the NHS. Almost 45,000 people develop lung cancer every year in the UK. Spotting the disease early can be difficult, because there aren’t usually any signs or symptoms of lung cancer in its early stages. But having a hoarse voice […]

Lung cancer symptoms: Seven signs you need to visit your GP now

Lung cancer symptoms can be similar to those of less serious medical conditions. But if you notice any of the signs you should make sure to visit your GP straight away. Many symptoms of the disease, such as a cough, can also be signs of less serious conditions, like asthma. But these still shouldn’t be […]