Pulmonary Fibrosis

Two biomarkers appear to predict course of IPF

Two T cell biomarkers appear to predict the survival trajectory of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a lung disease that has a varied, but ultimately devastating, impact on patients, according to new research ...

May 22, 2017
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New tools help early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

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Jun 15, 2017
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Researchers find key to muscle regeneration

Saint Louis University researchers report in Molecular Metabolism new findings that the nuclear receptor REV-ERB appears to play a key role in muscle regeneration, suggesting the receptor may be a good target for new drugs ...

Jun 14, 2017
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Pulmonary fibrosis is the formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs. It is also described as "scarring of the lung".

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