Quantcast

Latest Respiratory diseases Stories

2012-04-19 20:15:19

Scientists from the University of Southampton and Synairgen, a respiratory drug development company spun out from the University, can announce positive data from its Phase II clinical trial, into the effectiveness of the drug SNG001 (inhaled interferon beta) for asthma patients. This pioneering trial investigated the potential for SNG001 to protect asthmatics from respiratory virus infections, principally the common cold, that can spread to the lung, which are a major cause of worsening...

2012-04-18 20:28:35

Presentations at the 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference New results presented at 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference in Geneva, Switzerland show important steps being made to improve the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the outer lining of the lungs caused by asbestos exposure. Micro RNAs speed diagnosis Australian researchers have identified a small molecule that is more abundant in the blood of people with the deadly lung disease...

2012-04-04 23:00:54

Surgery is often the first line of defense against asbestos cancer. The California mesothelioma law firm of Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason helps clients and those newly diagnosed to understand the role of thoracic surgery as treatment for mesothelioma. CPSM has been representing clients injured by asbestos and providing resources about mesothelioma, prevention and treatment to families and patients for more than 30 years. (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason...

2012-03-26 23:02:02

The Mesothelioma Resource Center Contains information on detection, treatment and legal options regarding asbestos and mesothelioma at MesoAuthority.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Mesothelioma victims and their physicians in the near future have been given remarkable new hope for treatment, according to an innovative new study. The study finding might give doctors early detection, greatly increasing survival rates. Until recently, patients who suffered from mesothelioma were not...

2012-03-22 10:55:30

The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs. UC Davis scientists have discovered that this key process begins in the blood vessels around the large airways in the center of the lung. The discovery helps clarify how smoking can bring about this severe respiratory condition. The research also identifies a potential new target...


Word of the Day
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.'