Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.
Nasal brush tests may help diagnose asthma by identifying a specific set of genes. Read about the research behind this test and how it may affect future treatments.
Secondhand marijuana smoke exposure may be more dangerous previously thought, especially for children living in close quarters with smokers.
How is it possible for someone to live with narcolepsy for years before being diagnosed? And considering all the symptoms that typically interfere with quality of life, how is it possible for a person not to seek a medical evaluation to identify a cl...
Why is is that people with narcolepsy have trouble staying awake?
It’s important to identify and recognize symptoms that point to a diagnosis of narcolepsy. Do you have these signs?
Have you ever wondered if your asthma may be extremely sensitive to weather changes like thunderstorms? Learn how storms are tied to allergens in the air.
Learn more about valley fever, a strange and rare fungal infection of the lungs.
As a sleep medicine expert, Dr. Hendel thinks it’s worth asking if there’s an association between dementia and the consequences of sleep instability.
E-cigarettes, or vaporizers, are increasingly popular with young people. Learn about the dangers of vaping, including exposure to toxic metals and acute respiratory illness.
Most people diagnosed with COPD are current or past smokers, however, a small percentage of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cases occur in people who never smoked.