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IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake Medical Corp., the leading developer of medical technologies for interventional emphysema therapy, announced today that J.C.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov.
LANSING, Mich., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing awareness to the need for early detection of a genetic disorder that can cause permanent and even fatal organ damage is the main theme of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Month in Michigan.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake Medical Corp., a developer of medical technologies for the nonsurgical treatment of lung diseases including emphysema, announced today that Dr.
A team of researchers from Boston University's Center for Regenerative Medicine and the Pulmonary Center have generated 100 new lines of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from individuals with lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis and emphysema.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct.
LONDON, October 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - On World Spirometry Day, Doctors Urge Regular "MOT Tests for the Lungs" With new data revealing 23 Europeans die each hour[i] from a preventable lung condition, the European Respiratory Society (ERS) is calling on people across Europe to get their lungs tested on the first ever World Spirometry Day - 14th October. Lung disease is the second biggest killer in Europe, and is rapidly becoming the third biggest cause of death worldwide....
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc.
BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Talecris Biotherapeutics GmbH announced yesterday the recipients of the 2010 European alpha1-antitrypsin Laurell's Training Awards (eALTA).
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's newest health initiative, DRIVE4COPD, announced today that it has added the largest association of respiratory therapists - The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) - to its ranks.
The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...
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