Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is causing the rise in black lung disease?

Silica exposure is a driving force behind rising rates of coal workers' pneumoconiosis, according to a new study published by occupational health experts at the University of Illinois Chicago and their collaborators.

Medical research

A method to generate human airway epithelial organoids

Laboratory studies of lung tissue usually require the removal of large amounts of human or animal tissue. Now scientists from the University of Freiburg's Faculty of Medicine have succeeded in collaboration with American ...

Medical research

Damaged lungs breathe life into COVID research

A small black lump, about an inch or so in width, rests on the bottom of a sealed plastic container. It doesn't look like much—in fact, it doesn't look like anything. But this little black lump has untold potential, full ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research suggests new way to detect, monitor lung diseases

New lung research from an international team of scientists could offer doctors a new way to detect and monitor progressive lung diseases—and may also shed light on the fundamental causes of those conditions.

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