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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.