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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

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

SLU researchers aim to tackle diabetes and obesity by capturing benefits of exercise in pill form

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

New technology provides extracorporeal support and enables recovery of damaged donor lungs

New technology provides extracorporeal support and enables recovery of damaged donor lungs

SLU study findings suggest new method to suppress LDL cholesterol

SLU study findings suggest new method to suppress LDL cholesterol

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

Inhaler patients’ common mistakes can impact amount of medicine that reaches the lungs

Inhaler patients’ common mistakes can impact amount of medicine that reaches the lungs

Two thirds of IPF patients report being involved during the decision-making process for the most appropriate treatment

Two thirds of IPF patients report being involved during the decision-making process for the most appropriate treatment

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

Penn scientists find cytokine as key to fighting and treating viral infection in the lungs

Penn scientists find cytokine as key to fighting and treating viral infection in the lungs

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

First stem cell study could lead to development of therapy to reduce inflammation caused by CF

Pulmospheres could serve as personalized, predictive model for assessing effect of IPF drugs

Pulmospheres could serve as personalized, predictive model for assessing effect of IPF drugs

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Saint Louis University geriatrician urges older patients to talk to doctors about too many pills

Saint Louis University geriatrician urges older patients to talk to doctors about too many pills

Researchers engineer promising live-attenuated RSV vaccine candidate

Researchers engineer promising live-attenuated RSV vaccine candidate

Chronic shortness of breath could be warning signal for potential heart or lung disease

Chronic shortness of breath could be warning signal for potential heart or lung disease

Turning off 'fat-specific protein 27' improves blood sugar levels, reduces body fat in animal model

Turning off 'fat-specific protein 27' improves blood sugar levels, reduces body fat in animal model