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2011-06-29 06:59:24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) affects about 100,000 people in the U.S. each year and is fatal within three years of diagnosis. An invasive cell that leads to lung fibrosis may be stopped by cutting off its supply of sugar, according to this study. IPF has only one therapy in the U. S.: lung transplantation. Duke researchers have found a possible new treatment by identifying a cell surface receptor on the invasive cells called myofibroblasts and an enzyme that...

2011-06-27 15:09:52

An invasive cell that leads to fibrosis of the lungs may be stopped by cutting off its supply of sugar, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), which affects about 100,000 people in the U.S. each year and leads to death within three years of diagnosis, has only one therapy in the U. S.: lung transplantation. Duke researchers have found a possible new treatment by identifying a cell surface receptor on the invasive cells called...

2009-05-19 17:47:00

- Results suggest pirfenidone may provide meaningful clinical benefit in IPF patients - - Results of new analyses of efficacy and safety reported - - Conference Call and Webcast at 9 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. PDT) - SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) reported that results from the two Phase 3 CAPACITY studies evaluating pirfenidone in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) were presented today in an oral late-breaker presentation at the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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