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2013-09-23 23:32:06

Recognized as an innovative up-and-coming pharmaceutical drug company, EmphyCorp is directly responsible for treating debilitating conditions such as pulmonary and respiratory ailments with unrivaled proprietary technology. The company has recently launched an all-new web domain that will serve as an e-commerce outlet, patient information portal and feature EmphyCorp's non-steroidal EmphyClear nasal spray. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 EmphyCorp Inc. (http://www.emphycorp.com) is a...

2013-09-19 23:31:53

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center now has a new initiative focused on educating diagnosed victims of mesothelioma, or lung cancer victims who were exposed to asbestos at work. As part of this new initiative the group is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims of lung cancer or mesothelioma to call them anytime at 866-714-6466, so they can talk about compensation possibilities with the victim, or their families. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The...

2013-08-23 10:54:24

A new study confirms that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function. Doses of about 120 parts per billion of arsenic in well water—about 12 times the dose generally considered safe—produced lung damage comparable to decades of smoking tobacco. Smoking, especially by males, made arsenic-related damage even worse. This is the first population-based study to clearly demonstrate significant impairment of lung function, in some cases extensive...

2013-07-31 23:36:50

Surviving Mesothelioma Reports that a lower dose of the same technology often used to diagnose mesothelioma may be able to help identify other asbestos-related lung diseases. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma Reports that a lower dose of the same technology often used to diagnose mesothelioma may be able to help identify other asbestos-related lung diseases in people at risk for the deadly cancer. A new study in Canada tested the value of Low-Dose Computed...

Common Stem Cell In Development Of Heart And Lungs Explains Adaption For Life On Land
2013-07-23 09:39:06

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine The evolution of adaptations for life on land have long puzzled biologists -- are feathers descendents of dinosaur scales, how did arms and legs evolve from fins, and from what ancient fish organ did the lung evolve? Biologists have known that the co-development of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems is a recent evolutionary adaption to life outside of water, coupling the function of the heart with the gas exchange function of the lung....


Latest respiratory disease Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'