GLI2 inhibition reduces myofibroblast generation and kidney fibrosis
A new study provides experimental evidence that blocking the generation of myofibroblasts by inhibiting GLI2—a transcriptional activator of hedgehog (Hh) signalling—might reduce fibrosis and slow the progression of kidney disease. Hh signalling ...
Nature.com - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:36



Study Reveals Vagus Nerve as a Modulator of Pulmonary Fibrosis Pathogenesis in ...
Pulmonary fibrosis is an aggressive, progressive fatal lung disease in which the alveoli and the lung tissue are damaged, becoming thick and scarred (fibrosis due to excessive collagen deposition), leading to severe breathing difficulties and a ...
Pulmonary Fibrosis News - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:30

Vagus Nerve Found To Regulate Pulmonary Fibrosis Progression
Pulmonary Hypertension News - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 05:41

Researchers Determine the Influence of the Vagus Nerve in Pulmonary Fibrosis ...
Lung Disease News - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:46



Cystic fibrosis suffering teen fulfils the last item on her bucket list after ...
When Harriet Sheehan became severely ill, she began writing a bucket list of all the things she wanted to do with her life. The teenager suffered from the genetic condition cystic fibrosis. Before she passed away, she fulfilled her dreams of meeting ...
Daily Mail - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 05:21

Harriet Sheehan: Inspirational teen fulfils final item on her bucket list ...
Mirror.co.uk - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:43

Teen ticks off final 'bucket list' wish AFTER her death… by donating her eyes
Express.co.uk - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 02:43



Elmhurst woman, 22, remembered for joyous spirit despite fight against cystic ...
She also attended Elmhurst College; met her favorite actress, Meryl Streep; and was featured in a documentary about her struggle against Cystic Fibrosis. "She lived her life to the fullest. There was nothing she said 'no' to, no matter how sick she was ...
Chicago Tribune - Mon, 10 Aug 2015 12:37



In the shadow of Vertex, small cystic fibrosis-focused biotechs thrive
The undisputed leader in the field of drugs to treat cystic fibrosis is Boston's Vertex Pharmaceuticals, but that company's success is spurring some smaller, recently-public biotechs to focus on drugs to treat the inherited, fatal disease.
Boston Business Journal (blog) - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:56

Report Explore Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Market Strategy Global Industry ...
Global Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions ...
Medgadget.com (blog) - Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:22



Pioneering research targets children with cystic fibrosis
Pediatrician Dr. Gautam Kumar, along with AMRIC biochemist Dr. Justo Perez and microbiologist Dr. Mayra Rodriguez, are studying 30 cystic fibrosis patients to determine the right time to replace nebulizer equipment, particularly the tubing and ...
NorthernLife.ca - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:03



The Microbial Economics of Cheating in Cystic Fibrosis
But P. aeruginosa is also a well-known opportunistic pathogen, and has been continually found in patients suffering from cystic fibrosis (CF). It is not only a persistent infection, but it also can be difficult to treat with standard antibiotic therapy ...
Popular Science - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 07:03


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