(HealthDay) -- Researchers have uncovered the first evidence that the adult human lung is capable of growing back -- at least in part -- after being surgically removed.
Medical research Jul 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Many of the people who died from the new strain of H1N1 influenza that broke out in 2009 were suffering from another infection as well: pneumonia. A new study to be published Tuesday, September 20 in the online journal mBio reveal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 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 |
Guided by insights into how mice recover after H1N1 flu, researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, together with researchers at A*STAR of Singapore, have cloned three distinct ...
Medical research Oct 27, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
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 |
Cigarette smoke exposure fundamentally alters airway tissue from people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the cellular level, laying the groundwork for airway thickening and even precipitating precancerous ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 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
Researchers from the RIKEN Advanced Science Institute and Nippon Medical School in Japan have identified a protein likely to be involved in the exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This protein, Siglec-14, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0