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2009-06-16 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the rise in the US prevalence of emphysema is prompting device firms to develop endoscopic devices used to diagnose or treat the condition.

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).

2009-05-19 11:19:18

Chronic exposure to tobacco smoke in childhood may contribute to early emphysema later in life, according to new research.

2009-05-18 22:20:30

Those infected with human immunodeficiency virus need to quit smoking, a U.S. researcher says.

2009-05-18 09:02:43

New HIV therapies have prolonged lives and improved health for patients with HIV, but the treatments have also brought the longer-term effects of the disease into sharper focus.

2009-05-13 10:00:00

Acquisition of Zephyr(R) EBV Technology Enables Pulmonx to Develop Both Assessment Tools and Therapeutic Solutions for Emphysema PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulmonx, a medical device company focused on advancing therapies for patients with emphysema, announced today that it has acquired all of the assets of Emphasys Medical, including its endobronchial valve (EBV) technology platform and associated intellectual property.

2009-03-11 21:14:13

Smokers' genetics affect their chances of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in later life, U.S. researchers have learned.

2009-02-27 13:58:00

SYMBICORT provides a new, fast-acting(1) combination treatment option for millions of Americans with debilitating lung disease WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced that the U.S.

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2009-02-24 13:32:56

Large-scale study supports potential role in boosting immune system, more research needed.

2009-02-11 11:05:13

U.S. researchers say cigarette smoke may result in the lung immune system attacking damaged tissue.


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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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