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Spirometry Test

The gold standard in lung testing In the same way that blood pressure measurements provide a simple yet effective screening method for cardiovascular disease, spirometry tests can help to unmask t...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a carcinomatous cancer occurring in many different organs, including the skin, lips, mouth, esophagus, urinary bladder, prostate, lungs, vagina, and cervix. It is a ...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE

Lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of various tissues of the body. Because the antibodies and accompanying cells of inflammation can affect tissues anywhe...

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Making Old Lungs Look New Again

New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation.  Read more about Making Old Lungs Look New AgainComments

Stem cell therapy may help recondition lungs previously rejected for transplant

Stem cells therapy has been used to “recondition” abnormally functioning donor lungs that were deemed unusable for transplantion. This study could have implications for increasing the supply of su...

Study suggests cystic fibrosis is two diseases, one doesn't affect lungs

Cystic fibrosis (CF) could be considered two diseases, one that affects multiple organs including the lungs, and one that doesn't affect the lungs at all, according to a multicenter team led by resear...

Pitt-led study suggests cystic fibrosis is 2 diseases, 1 doesn't affect lungs

PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 – Cystic fibrosis (CF) could be considered two diseases, one that affects multiple organs including the lungs, and one that doesn't affect the lungs at all, according to a ...

Making old lungs look young again

(Ohio State University) New research shows that the lungs become more inflammatory with age and that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation. Immune cells from old mouse lungs fought tuberculosis bacter...

Non-traditional donor lungs appear safe for transplant

(Elsevier) Patients receiving lungs from donors whose cause of death was asphyxiation or drowning have similar outcomes and long-term survival as patients receiving lungs from traditional donors, acco...

Cause of donor death should not automatically exclude lungs from transplant consideration

Patients receiving lungs from donors whose cause of death was asphyxiation or drowning have similar outcomes and long-term survival as patients receiving lungs from traditional donors, according to a ...

Making old lungs look young again, with ibuprofen

The lungs become more inflammatory with age, researchers say, and add that ibuprofen can lower that inflammation. Immune cells from old mouse lungs fought tuberculosis bacteria as effectively as cells...

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A method for avoiding overlap of left and right lungs in shape model guided segmentation of lungs in CT volumes.

The automated correct segmentation of left and right lungs is a nontrivial problem, because the tissue layer between both lungs can be quite thin. In the case of lung segmentation with left and right ...

Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Allows Successful Transplantation of Donor Lungs From Hanging Victims.

Donor lungs acquired from victims of asphyxiation by hanging are not routinely used for lung transplantation because of the associated lung injury. Ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) is a technique to eva...

Microbiological identification and analysis of Swine lungs collected from carcasses in Swine farms, china.

The primary objective of this 3 years study was to determine the prevalence of porcine pathogens of the lungs of swine in swine farms in southern China. A total of 5,420 samples were collected from 2...

Delivery strategies for sustained drug release in the lungs.

Drug delivery to the lungs by inhalation offers a targeted drug therapy for respiratory diseases. However, the therapeutic efficacy of inhaled drugs is limited by their rapid clearance in the lungs. C...

Shared immunological targets in the lungs and joints of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: identification and validation.

Immunological events in the lungs might trigger production of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies during early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We investigated the presence of shared immunological citrull...

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