Waverly woman fights rare lung disease
"The good news is we're more effective today than we were 20 years ago ... because of technology aimed at coronary and pulmonary diseases. We can apply it to cases like (Lalk's), who has had this done with good results." Lalk recently began having new ...
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00



Mechanism Underlying Tolerance to COPD Therapeutic Drug Revealed
COPD is a progressive disease in which individuals develop serious breathing-related problems such as obstruction of the airways, wheezing, shortness of breath (dyspnea), chest tightness and acute exacerbations. It is one of the most common lung ...
Lung Disease News - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:00

Research develops mini-lung structures
Specifically, Spence said, scientists will be able to take skin samples from patients with a particular form of a lung disease, reprogram the cells into stem cells and then generate lung tissue for further study. He said by analyzing the disease in a ...
The Michigan Daily - Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:37



Serum Progranulin a Potential Biomarker for Interstitial Lung Disease ...
Interstitial Lung Disease A recent Japanese study proposed that high serum progranulin levels may be used as biomarkers in dermatomyositis and interstitial lung diseases. The study entitled “Serum progranulin levels are elevated in dermatomyositis ...
Lung Disease News - Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:07

Photo gallery: Fight for Air Climb challenge raises awareness for lung diseases
Jamie Riccobono, executive director of the American Lung Association, gives Unified firefighter Patrick Costin his award for getting the fastest time, climbing 372 steps to the 18th floor of the Zions Bank building in two minutes, 22 seconds, during ...
Deseret News - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:39

American Lung Association: Fight For Air Climb Fundraiser
ReadMedia (press release) - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:07



Progress Being Made in Bronchiectasis Drug Therapies and Medical Devices
Unlike some diseases, bronchiectasis is treated by controlling its signs and symptoms, not necessarily by treating the disease itself. This is due to the fact that few patients respond to direct treatment and are better served by ... One requirement ...
Lung Disease News - Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:10

Ethnic Differences Complicate Rare Lung Disease Clinical Trials
Boehringer Ingelheim Conducting a clinical trial to investigate treatment of lung diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is no small feat. Not only must pharmaceutical and biological companies enroll enough participants to reach ...
Lung Disease News - Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:26



Enhancing and Inhibiting Autophagy in Lung Disease is Double-Edged
shutterstock_226982089 Researchers from the Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York recently discussed the role of autophagy in lung diseases in a study titled “Autophagy in lung disease pathogenesis and ...
Lung Disease News - Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:37


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