News tagged with obstructive lung disease
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College say they have taken an important step forward in their quest to "turn on" lung regeneration -- an advance that could effectively treat millions of people suffering from respiratory ...
Medical research Oct 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- Innovative technology being pioneered at Cardiff to speed up the discovery of new drugs to tackle lung diseases could also dramatically reduce testing on animals.
Medical research Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Sniffer dogs could be used for the early detection of lung cancer, according to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal.
Cancer Aug 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
In addition to the well-known risk factor of smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases lung cancer risk.
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is among the most common causes of death in the US. It is a smoking-related disease for which there are currently no disease-altering therapies. However, hope that one could be ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
By studying mice exposed to tobacco smoke for a period of months, researchers have new insight into how emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) develops. In the October 14th issue of Cell they also report ...
Medical research Oct 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Compound in broccoli sprouts cleans out diseased lungs: Experimental treatment for COPD in development
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a non-steroid based strategy for improving the lung's innate immune defense and decreasing inflammation that can be a problem for patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 13, 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
Scientists have for the first time discovered sixteen new sections of the genetic code that relate to lung health -- opening up the possibility for better prevention as well as treatment for lung diseases.
Genetics Sep 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If you smoke cigarettes, you have more in common with someone who has cystic fibrosis than you think. A new research report appearing online in the FASEB Journal shows that smoking cigarettes affects the lungs in a way th ...
Addiction Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
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 |
A simple test for heart disease risk can go a long way toward determining the long-term prognosis for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UC Irvine researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients suffering from the chronic lung condition COPD, which is the third-leading cause of death and disability in the United States, may benefit greatly from a three-times-a-week dose of an antibiotic, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |