Medical Science 15

Lungs: Heavy Breathing — Diseases and Obstructions

June 14, 2023


The obstruction of airways and pulmonary blood flow can be credited to multiple causes — understand the classes of lung disease

Brace yourself for a deep dive into the various categories of lung disease. Obstructed airways and restricted blood flow pose significant risks to your body. So, learn preventive measures to safeguard your respiratory health. From pneumonia to the disruption of pulmonary blood flow, we’ll explore the different culprits that block the flow of air and blood! 

On This Episode We Discuss:

  • Obstruction of the airways due to smoking, cancer, infectious diseases, etc
  • Obstruction of pulmonary blood flow
  • Obstruction of gas exchange
  • Interference with the inflation and deflation of lungs

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The host of the show is Dr. Stanley Crooke, a scientist, a physician, an entrepreneur and the father of antisense technology. Dr. Crooke is responsible for driving the development of antisense or ASO technology, an RNA-targeted technology responsible for the commercialization of three best- and first-in class medicines and more than 40 drugs in development. In 2020, Stan formed n-Lorem to use this powerful technology to develop experimental personalized ASO medicines for nano-rare patients (1 to 30 patients worldwide) for free, for life.


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Hosted by: Dr. Stan Crooke.
Videographer: Jon Magnuson of Mighty One Productions.
Producers: Kim Butler, Colin Delaney, Kira Dineen, Jon Magnuson, Andrew Serrano and Amy Williford

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