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2011-01-06 09:36:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Autoimmune interstitial lung disease (ILD) is, in most cases, irreversible. A new study shows that a vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of autoimmune ILD. Brent Kinder, M.D., a pulmonologist and director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Center at the University of Cincinnati, says vitamin D deficiencies have been found to affect the development of other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and type 1 diabetes. "We wanted to see if lack of...

2011-01-04 13:24:07

A new study shows that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung diseases. These findings are being reported in the Jan. 4 edition of the journal Chest. Brent Kinder, MD, UC Health pulmonologist, director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Center at the University of Cincinnati and lead investigator on the study, says vitamin D deficiencies have been found to affect the development of other autoimmune diseases, like lupus and type 1...

2009-06-04 07:38:04

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have discovered a protein in the lungs that can help in determining progression of the rare lung disease Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Researchers say the protein"”Serum surfactant protein A"”is superior to other IPF predictors and could lead to better decisions about treatment and timing of lung transplantation. The study, led by Brent Kinder, MD, is published in the June 4 edition of the journal Chest. Surfactant proteins...

2009-05-15 08:52:39

Two recent studies by researchers at the University of Cincinnati bring to light interesting findings about the diagnosis of the rare lung disease Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ( LAM) and the reasons LAM patients participate in research studies. Brent Kinder, MD, Frank McCormack, MD, and Jared Hagaman, MD, working with colleagues in the division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at UC, found that patients with LAM were more likely to participate in clinical trials because of a...