Factsheets

Read our factsheets about a variety of lung conditions and topics linked to lung health such as quitting smoking, exercise, and vaccination.

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)
Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (sometimes called TB) is a disease caused by an infection commonly in the lungs, although it can occur in other parts of the body. The infection causes lots of…

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Air travel when you have a lung condition
Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine your windpipe, airways and lungs. This factsheet explains what the procedure involves, why it is used and two case studies…

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Healthy-Lungs-during-COVID-19

COVID-19 – Healthy Lungs during COVID-19 – Infographic

COVID-19 Factsheet
Health-related quality of life
Mental wellbeing and lung health
Patient and public involvement
Quitting smoking: the benefits – Infographic
Smoking and the lungs
Smoking when you have a lung condition
Testing your lungs: spirometry
Your lungs and exercise

Your lungs and exercise

Regular physical activity and exercise improves quality of life, whether you are healthy or you have a lung condition. Many people associate keeping fit with maintaining a healthy heart, losing…

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