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Bronchiectasis is a condition in which the lung’s airways (bronchi) are dilated, causing an accumulation of mucus. This, in turn, makes the patient more vulnerable to infection, which can cause permanent damage. Most affected patients are middle-aged.
STOP-COVID19 trial: Brensocatib did not improve clinical status of patients with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection

STOP-COVID19 trial: Brensocatib did not improve clinical status of patients with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection

The effects of severe COVID-19 on the lungs after one year

The effects of severe COVID-19 on the lungs after one year

Curious case of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant in a dog

Curious case of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant in a dog

SARS-CoV-2 Spike may trigger production of antibodies that cross-react with human thrombopoietin to induce thrombocytopenia

SARS-CoV-2 Spike may trigger production of antibodies that cross-react with human thrombopoietin to induce thrombocytopenia

Combination of doxycycline and TB drug treatment reduces the size of lung cavities

Combination of doxycycline and TB drug treatment reduces the size of lung cavities

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Long COVID patients at higher risk of small airway disease

Researchers propose new way to treat chronic lung condition

Researchers propose new way to treat chronic lung condition

Heart Research UK awards grant for a research project investigating how COVID-19 damages blood vessels

Heart Research UK awards grant for a research project investigating how COVID-19 damages blood vessels

National health groups offer support for COPD patients and caregivers amid pandemic

National health groups offer support for COPD patients and caregivers amid pandemic

Fecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in big cats at the Bronx Zoo

Fecal shedding of SARS-CoV-2 in big cats at the Bronx Zoo

Human lungs rejected for transplant can be recovered using cross-circulation with pigs

Human lungs rejected for transplant can be recovered using cross-circulation with pigs

Experts create new, evidence-based guideline for treatment of NTM lung disease

Experts create new, evidence-based guideline for treatment of NTM lung disease

Pangolin version of SARS-CoV-2 can cause COVID-19-like illness

Pangolin version of SARS-CoV-2 can cause COVID-19-like illness

Deadly infection in cystic fibrosis could be curbed with combination medication

Deadly infection in cystic fibrosis could be curbed with combination medication

Study shows non-TB lung infections rising; more in women and older people

Study shows non-TB lung infections rising; more in women and older people

Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Making Bacterial Infections a Thing of the Past for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

Bronchiectasis patients often display high sensitivity to airborne allergens

Bronchiectasis patients often display high sensitivity to airborne allergens

Inhaled steroid use linked to greater risk of NTM lung infections

Inhaled steroid use linked to greater risk of NTM lung infections

ATS Foundation and Insmed to provide $50,000 funding for NTM lung disease research

ATS Foundation and Insmed to provide $50,000 funding for NTM lung disease research

Chinese researchers report first clinical trial based on autologous lung stem cell transplantation

Chinese researchers report first clinical trial based on autologous lung stem cell transplantation