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Drug trial fiasco induced immune system overload in patients

Drug trial fiasco induced immune system overload in patients

Periodic 'deep inflation' helps prevent ventilator-induced lung injury

Periodic 'deep inflation' helps prevent ventilator-induced lung injury

Lipoxin A4 regulates bronchial epithelial cell responses to acid injury

Lipoxin A4 regulates bronchial epithelial cell responses to acid injury

Corticosteroids do not improve survival in patients with late-stage acute respiratory distress syndrome

Corticosteroids do not improve survival in patients with late-stage acute respiratory distress syndrome

Swine disease in China caused toxic shock syndrome

Swine disease in China caused toxic shock syndrome

New molecular target for potential drugs to treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

New molecular target for potential drugs to treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

Most communities woefully unprepared for outbreaks of killer flu

Most communities woefully unprepared for outbreaks of killer flu

Divalent metal transporter-1 decreases metal-related injury in the lung

Divalent metal transporter-1 decreases metal-related injury in the lung

Making human lungs in the lab a future possibility

Making human lungs in the lab a future possibility

Scientists convert human embryonic stem cells into lung cells

Scientists convert human embryonic stem cells into lung cells

Blood pressure enzyme linked to SARS virus, could help fight diseases that cause lung failure

Blood pressure enzyme linked to SARS virus, could help fight diseases that cause lung failure

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia occurring at higher than normal rate among U.S. troops in Iraq

Acute eosinophilic pneumonia occurring at higher than normal rate among U.S. troops in Iraq

New compound Viprovex could save millions

New compound Viprovex could save millions

The first test in humans of a bioartificial kidney

The first test in humans of a bioartificial kidney

Potential new drug for the treatment of sickle cell disease

Potential new drug for the treatment of sickle cell disease

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

$11 million for lung injury research

$11 million for lung injury research

First Chinese case of case of SARS since January 2004

First Chinese case of case of SARS since January 2004

Possible new SARS case in Beijing, China

Possible new SARS case in Beijing, China