News tagged with lung disease
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South African researchers said Friday they were conducting medical trials to shorten the duration of tuberculosis treatment to make it easier for patients to complete the full regimen.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to treating cystic fibrosis, the current standard of aggressive antibiotic treatments may not always be the best answer, a decade-long study led by researchers at the University of Michigan has ...
Medical research Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at UCD have identified a potential new treatment for life-threatening complications associated with chronic obstructive lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic obstructive ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pioneering research in Southampton, using hi-tech 3D imaging, could improve the lives of those suffering from chronic lung disease.
Medical research Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The constant focus on customer needs that drives the design of everything from automobiles to personal computers has now been applied to a field traditionally immune to such concepts: the scientific study of disease.
Genetics Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those who are foreign-born and people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The third most deadly disease in the U.S., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), appears to be partly driven by the action of immune cells circulating in the blood entering into the tissues of the lungs. UC Davis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers uncover new evidence of cancer-causing agent present in gaseous phase of cigarette smoke
A team of researchers led by A. K. Rajasekaran, PhD, Director of the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research, has shown that a key protein involved in cell function and regulation is stopped by a substance present in ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A global health alliance Monday unveiled plans for the first clinical tests of a new treatment regimen for tuberculosis, including for patients with resistance to existing multidrug programs.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-ex ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates and his wife are to give $220 million over five years to the non-profit biotech firm Aeras to develop vaccines to fight tuberculosis, a company statement said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new technique involving the use of an artificial scaffold into which a patient's own stem cells are inserted, turning it into a fully functional organ, could offer a potential solution to the donor shortage crisis, according ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
An excessive intake of cured meats, such as salami, chorizo and bacon, can increase readmission to hospital for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study by Spanish researchers from the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
LMU researchers developed a new strategy for the treatment of stroke, which could help to improve blood flow to ischemic brain. Strokes are due to a localized reduction in the blood supply to the brain, mainly due to the ...
Cardiology Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A federal judge on Wednesday blocked implementation of an FDA mandate that would have forced tobacco companies to place graphic anti-smoking images on packages of cigarettes.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1