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2012-01-25 14:34:31

The parasite that causes malaria is a genetic outlier, which has prevented scientists from discovering the functions of most of its genes.

2012-01-03 11:37:56

National Jewish Health researchers and their colleagues in the COPDGene research consortium report that a computerized form of radiology, known as quantitative CT, can offer valuable prognostic information for patients and doctors beyond the standard breathing tests most commonly used to evaluate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2011-11-14 11:00:00

As consumers seek answers tailored to their personal health needs, MedHelp provides a unique ability to improve doctor-patient communication and connect patients to the #1 respiratory hospital

2011-08-04 21:43:23

Poorly controlled asthma more than doubles healthcare costs associated with the disease and threatens educational achievement through a dramatic increase in school absence.

2011-08-04 21:42:01

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a type of cell that may contribute to autoimmune disease.

2011-04-21 12:00:00

Genetic Variant Associated with MUC5B Gene ID's Major Risk Factor, Points Research in New Direction CULVER CITY, Calif., April 21, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new discovery in a deadly lung disease may change the direction of research while uncovering increased risk for many patients and families.

2011-02-01 01:51:47

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a signaling pathway that is crucial to the devastating effects of acute lung injury (ALI).

2011-01-25 15:54:52

Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a new method to fight bacterial infections associated with contact lenses.


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