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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.

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.

2009-02-10 12:57:55

Although the immune system is designed to protect the body from harm, it may actually worsen one of the most difficult-to-treat respiratory diseases: chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), according to new University of Cincinnati (UC) research.

2009-02-09 10:57:35

University of Iowa researchers have made a connection between a rare, hereditary premature aging disease and cell damage that comes from smoking. Dr.

2009-02-06 13:47:37

A University of Iowa study is apparently the first to make a connection between a rare, hereditary premature aging disease and cell damage that comes from smoking.

2008-12-22 09:57:25

The author of an upcoming biography about Michael Jackson says the fading U.S.

Latest emphysema Reference Libraries

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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