Medical research

Promising treatment for flu-related lung injury

(Medical Xpress)—Influenza is highly communicable, and often causes acute lung injury and respiratory distress, particularly in aged people. Therapeutic options after infection with the virus are limited, and health organizations ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung inflammation contributes to metastasis

Pre-existing inflammation in the lungs may increase the risk that cancers beginning elsewhere will spread to that organ, according to new research from Weill Cornell Medicine.

Health

New type of e-cigarette vaping injury described

A research case report describing lung injury related to e-cigarette use in a 17-year-old Canadian may be the first documented case of a new form of damage from vaping products. The article, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical ...

Medical research

New imaging advance illuminates immune response in breathing lung

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fast-moving objects create blurry images in photography, and the same challenge exists when scientists observe cellular interactions within tissues constantly in motion, such as the breathing lung. In a ...

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