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Latest Human lung Stories

2011-10-12 13:28:20

If you smoke cigarettes, you have more in common with someone who has cystic fibrosis than you think.

2011-10-06 09:18:01

A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine may lead to a way to prevent the progression, or induce the regression, of lung injury that results from use of the anti-cancer chemotherapy drug Bleomycin.

2011-07-25 20:51:52

An artificial lung built by Cleveland researchers has reached efficiencies akin to the genuine organ, using air – not pure oxygen as current man-made lungs require - for the source of the essential element.

2010-10-28 08:15:33

Taste receptors in the lungs? Researchers have discovered that bitter taste receptors aren’t just in the mouth, but in the lungs as well.

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2010-06-25 05:17:52

Researchers have created a device that mimics a living, breathing human lung on a microchip.

2010-05-18 11:47:40

Human stem cells administered intravenously can restore alveolar epithelial tissue to a normal function in a novel ex vivo perfused human lung after E coli endotoxin-induced acute lung injury (ALI), according to research from the University of California San Francisco.

2010-02-17 12:53:45

The ATS and the European Respiratory Society have issued official standards for the quantitative assessment of lung structure.

2009-07-28 17:05:56

Using both animal and human cells, Duke University Medical Center scientists have demonstrated that a single lung cell can become one of two very different types of airway cells, which could lead to a better understanding of lung diseases.

2009-06-04 12:11:05

More than one kind of stem cell is required to support the upkeep and repair of the lungs, according to a new study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.