Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine (19 News)

New clues found to common respiratory virus

Jul 3, 2017 11:00 am
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By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weake...

What Changed the Bad Reputation of Tick Among Scientists?

Jun 28, 2017 7:00 pm
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The bloodsucking parasites that carry Lyme disease may also be the key to new anti-inflammatory drugs that could prevent cardiac failures. Ticks ar...

Finally! Gaining Independence from Fungi in the Antibiotics Production Sector

Jun 27, 2017 2:00 pm
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Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics. The discovery comes...

New Technology For Safe and Effective Dissolving of Blood Clots

Jun 26, 2017 11:00 am
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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in a deep vein, usually the lower leg or thigh. This condition is dangerous because the blood clots can bec...

Fastest Flu Detector Ever

Jun 14, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists have built a novel biosensor for the rapid detection of human influenza A virus using a modified poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) conducti...

Using Spider Silk Protein To Make Better Drugs

Jun 4, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to synthesise lung surfactant, a drug used in the care of preterm babies, by mimicking the...

Overcoming Chemotherapy-Resistant Lung Cancer

Jun 1, 2017 2:00 pm
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Patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) often respond to standard chemotherapy, only to develop drug resistance later, and with fatal consequ...

New imaging technique to evaluate the effectiveness of cystic fibrosis drug

May 21, 2017 2:00 pm
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According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, more than 30,000 Americans are living with the disorder. It currently has no cure, though a drug approved...

Why Heart Failure Patients Loss Their Breath?

May 20, 2017 9:00 am
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Shortness of breath is the number one complaint of people suffering from heart failure. Now a University of Guelph researcher has discovered its surpr...

How does passive smoking induce tumor growth?

Apr 24, 2017 10:00 am
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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide and, in Austria alone, two or thr...

New drug For Treating Mesothelioma.

Apr 9, 2017 1:00 pm
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Pembrolizumab, an antibody drug already used to treat other forms of cancer, can be effective in the treatment of the most common form of mesothelioma...

Mutations Related to Treatment-Resistant Lung Cancer.

Apr 8, 2017 2:00 pm
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Study finds that acquired resistance mechanisms to targeted therapies often changed over time and that some patients demonstrated simultaneous genetic...

diagnosing the recurrence of cancer months before CT scans

Apr 6, 2017 11:00 am
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Lung cancer is known for its aggressive nature and ability to spread throughout a patient's body. Cancer cells that enter the blood stream are ...

New Use of an Old Target to Overcome Tuberculosis Resistance

Apr 5, 2017 3:00 pm
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In strains of tuberculosis that have developed drug resistance mutations, researchers have identified a secondary pathway that can be activated to rei...

Another score for stem cell therapy.

Apr 2, 2017 12:00 pm
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A new study has found that stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in an animal model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cysti...

How Lungs Act Like A Backup for Bone Marrow?

Mar 30, 2017 7:00 pm
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Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood...

Treating Asthma by Removing its Cause from the Blood

Mar 11, 2017 10:00 am
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Allergies are the commonest cause of asthma. The immune system over-reacts to harmless substances such as birch or grass pollen, for example, forming ...

Ants help Scientists to Find antibiotic That Beats MRSA

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 pm
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A new antibiotic, produced by bacteria found on a species of African ant, is very potent against antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs' like MRSA ac...

Researchers Describe How Air Pollution Cause Allergic Reactions

Dec 26, 2016 11:00 am
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Scientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan, have pinpointed specific molecular events that could explain...