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Fibrosis is the growth of fibrous tissue.
New technique dramatically accelerates search for new cancer treatments

New technique dramatically accelerates search for new cancer treatments

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Obesity amplifies effects of three risk alleles linked to NAFLD

Enzyme treatment may prevent or reduce liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption

Enzyme treatment may prevent or reduce liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Study reveals potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis

Study reveals potential therapeutic target for kidney fibrosis

Researchers discover molecular compound that targets nucleus of allergen-sensitized cells

Researchers discover molecular compound that targets nucleus of allergen-sensitized cells

TSRI scientists develop easy method for synthesizing compounds with potential to treat lung disorders

TSRI scientists develop easy method for synthesizing compounds with potential to treat lung disorders

Research project aims to develop new chip-sized optical microscope with high resolution capabilities

Research project aims to develop new chip-sized optical microscope with high resolution capabilities

IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD

IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

New strategy in antimicrobial peptides holds promise for combating multi-drug resistant bacteria

New strategy in antimicrobial peptides holds promise for combating multi-drug resistant bacteria

Low and high birth weights linked to severity of liver disease in children

Low and high birth weights linked to severity of liver disease in children

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

Researchers find link between hormones and inguinal hernias in older men

Researchers find antibody to be effective against radiation-induced fibrosis

Researchers find antibody to be effective against radiation-induced fibrosis

Study shows new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases

Study shows new treatment pathway for antibiotic resistant bacteria and infectious diseases

New discovery opens new therapeutic opportunities for treatment of cancer and tissue fibrosis

New discovery opens new therapeutic opportunities for treatment of cancer and tissue fibrosis

Researchers discover how fat soluble vitamins may offer viable solution for treating cystic fibrosis

Researchers discover how fat soluble vitamins may offer viable solution for treating cystic fibrosis

New UBC research reveals clues to how bacteria proliferates in lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

New UBC research reveals clues to how bacteria proliferates in lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Review provides new understanding of cytokine mediated effects on inflammatory disorders

Review provides new understanding of cytokine mediated effects on inflammatory disorders