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2012-03-01 02:04:41

Inhaled interferon-gamma may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a chronic and progressive form of lung disease caused by excessive formation of fibrotic, or scar tissue, in the lungs.

2012-02-13 05:00:00

Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy uses GPS-like technology to locate, biopsy and prepare to treat a lesion in the lung. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) February

2012-02-07 23:14:52

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that a high level of soft drink consumption is associated with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-01-27 10:40:05

Exacerbation severity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be reliably assessed with the COPD Assessment Test™ (CAT).

2012-01-18 22:35:14

From the cherry red tip of a lighted cigarette through the respiratory tract to vital lung cells, the havoc created by tobacco smoke seems almost criminal, activating genes and portions of the immune system to create inflammation that results in life-shortening emphysema, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

2012-01-12 14:49:40

Sufferers of smoking related lung diseases could have their debilitating symptoms reduced following the discovery of a potential new treatment.

2012-01-11 10:09:11

Smoking may be associated with the development of molecular features of cancer in the large airway epithelium.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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