Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine (57 News)

Paternal Smoking Increases Methylation of Certain Immune Genes Which May Cause Asthma

Jun 23, 2019 2:00 pm
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Children exposed to paternal tobacco smoking before birth are more likely to develop asthma—and associated changes to immune genes predict the l...

Artificial Intelligence System by Google and Northwestern to Predict Lung Cancer Before Radiologists

Jun 11, 2019 2:00 pm
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Ardila, D. etal,. (2019). End-to-end lung cancer screening with three-dimensional deep learning on low-dose chest computed tomography. Nature Medic...

Biomarkers Related to Immune System May Aid Identifying High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients

Jun 4, 2019 11:00 am
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A team of scientists, including those from Janssen and the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson, found that biomarkers related to t...

Memory T Cells Are The Culprit in Allergic Asthma

May 21, 2019 4:00 pm
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According to a current study of the Medical University Vienna, specialised T memory lymphocytes in the lungs that react to inhaled allergens, cause at...

Collaboration Between AstraZeneca and BenevolentAI to Discover New Drugs for CKD and IPF

May 7, 2019 5:00 pm
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Collaboration with BenevolentAI will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to discover potential new drugs for chronic kidney disease an...

Researchers Defined Different Immune Response Patterns by Using a Detailed Map of Lung Immune Response in TB

May 2, 2019 8:00 pm
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KI researchers Berit Carow and Martin Rottenberg and their colleagues at SciLifeLab and Boston University School of Medicine cr...

FDA Updates Its Approval of Agilent Company's PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx Assay

Apr 29, 2019 7:00 pm
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PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx Can Now Be Used to Identify a Broader Range of NSCLC Patients for First-line Treatment With KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) ...

CRISPR Gene Editing in Utero Improves Survival in Mice with Fatal Lung Disease

Apr 29, 2019 11:00 am
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Using CRISPR gene editing, a team from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Penn Medicine have thwarted a lethal lung disease in an an...

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) Adopt a Positive Opinion for LORVIQUA

Apr 21, 2019 2:00 pm
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Pfizer announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opini...

Researchers Develop a New Test to Help Personalized Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis

Apr 20, 2019 1:00 pm
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Cystic fibrosis is a devastating disease caused by mutations in a specific gene, known as the CFTR gene. But not everyone with cystic fibrosis has ...

Lung Cancers Evolve in Response to Immune Cells Surrounding Them in Order to Survive

Apr 7, 2019 4:00 pm
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Charles Darwin is a founding father of evolution, describing how from simple beginnings “endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful&rdqu...

Epigenetic Changes in Lung-Specific Genes May Explain Higher Rates of Lung Disease in Children Born to Moms Who Were Undernourished During Pregnancy

Apr 7, 2019 12:00 pm
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Higher rates of lung disease in children born to moms who were undernourished during pregnancy could be explained by epigenetic changes in a number...

Cancer Cell-killing Activity of T Cells within Lung Tumors Correlates with T Cells Activity in the Blood

Mar 30, 2019 2:00 pm
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Immune cells called T cells are key components in the fight against cancer when it arises in the body. However, they sometimes struggle to recogniz...

Antibiotics Might Work Better When Combined with Immunotherapy for Fighting TB

Mar 27, 2019 4:00 pm
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In part because of its resistance to many antibiotics, tuberculosis kills approximately 1.7 million people worldwide each year. But new research fr...

Potential New Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Uses an Approved Anti-fungal Drug

Mar 27, 2019 3:00 pm
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An approved drug normally used to treat fungal infections could also do the job of a protein channel that is missing or def...

Japanese Patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Are Genetically Predisposed to Interstitial Lung Disease

Mar 23, 2019 2:00 pm
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Many diseases show major differences in their prevalence from one country to another, but it is often unclear whether this is due to lifestyle and ...

Mutations in Antibodies May Heightened the Risk of Allergic Diseases in Children

Mar 12, 2019 3:00 pm
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A team of researchers from Stanford University, the University of Cincinnati, Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Garvan Institute of Me...

Researchers Identify Proteins That Control Mucous Production

Feb 14, 2019 1:00 pm
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New research reveals how healthy cells in our bodies produce mucins – the main component of mucous, which protects our intestine and airw...

Basophils Seem to Be an Important Trigger of Emphysema in COPD

Feb 14, 2019 12:00 pm
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Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) researchers have shown in mice that immune cells called basophils act to trigger a cascade of immune...

Lung Tumors Exploit Bacteria to Promote Their Own Survival

Feb 10, 2019 12:00 pm
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MIT cancer biologists have discovered a new mechanism that lung tumors exploit to promote their own survival: These tumors alter bacterial populati...


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