News tagged with air sacs
Dennis Voelker, PhD, professor of medicine at National Jewish Health, has been awarded a U.S. patent (#8,367,643) for various lipids and related compounds that can inhibit inflammation and infection in the lungs, especially ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study of mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified a new molecular pathway involved in the growth of tiny air sacs called alveoli that are crucial for breathing. The scientists say their experiments may lead ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
First there was the "heart in a box," a revolutionary experimental technology that allows donor hearts to be delivered to transplant recipients warm and beating rather than frozen in an ice cooler.
Surgery Nov 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Amidst the extraordinarily dense network of pathways in a mammal lung is a common destination. There, any road leads to a cul-de-sac of sorts called the pulmonary acinus. This place looks ...
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
An international research team may have found a way to block a second wave of death that can result from pneumonia treatment.
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.
Medical research Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients can essentially drown in their own fluids when trauma and infection prompt blood vessels to leak, flooding millions of air sacs in their lungs.
Medical research Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified two types of structural changes in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with frequent exacerbations, or episodes ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Telomeres, the body's own cellular clocks, may be a crucial factor underlying the development of emphysema, according to research from Johns Hopkins University.
Medical research Jul 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |