Oncology & Cancer

Inadequacies in current early-stage lung cancer treatment revealed

Researchers from Tohoku University and Tohoku University Hospital have revealed why some existing cancer treatments are ineffective in tackling the early-stages of lung cancer. A team led by Professor Tetsuya Kodama investigated ...

Medical research

Study suggests way to prevent rare pulmonary disease

Research by Vanderbilt scientists suggests that it may be possible to prevent or even reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare, progressive disease characterized by narrowing of and high blood pressure in the ...

Cardiology

Small vessels with big impact on cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular diseases are commonly associated with large vessel atherosclerosis. However, accumulating evidence demonstrates disturbances in the small arteries that control tissue perfusion. In particular, under specific ...

Medical research

Crosstalk between cells plays role in pulmonary hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that affects blood vessels in the lungs. Once diagnosed, patients have limited treatment options, and many do not live beyond seven years. In a new study, scientists ...

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