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2009-12-17 15:57:21

Researchers have discovered evidence that suggests a genetic variant may be associated with better preserved lung function among children with asthma and adults who smoke, according to a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is part of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-12-15 23:58:59

Dendritic cell changes suggest new strategy to identify and treat debilitating lung disease.

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2009-12-13 15:43:03

Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that are associated with the health of the human lung.

2009-12-02 15:00:04

The persistence of inflammation in the lungs of smokers and even ex-smokers creates an environment that encourages emphysema, a disease that makes breathing more and more difficult.

2009-11-04 12:15:05

Patients with early stage, non-small cell lung cancer who are not able to undergo surgery, now have a highly effective treatment option.

2009-11-02 09:44:03

Awareness of COPD—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—continues to grow in the United States, according to national survey results released today by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-10-29 09:12:01

Inflammation still ravages the lungs of some smokers years after they quit the habit.

2009-10-28 22:16:04

Inflammation still ravages the lungs of some smokers years after they quit the habit.

2009-10-22 01:00:00

TOKYO, October 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), announces that the Phase III trials with NVA237, which commenced in June 2009, are proceeding to plan. Initiation of Phase III studies with QVA149 is now expected to occur during 2010.

2009-10-13 15:36:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and MIAMI, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Alpha-1 Foundation announced today that it has awarded two research grants to study how genetic variations in the alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) gene contribute to lung and liver damage in people with AAT deficiency.


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2013-01-01 15:53:59

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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