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Fibrosis is the growth of fibrous tissue.
Model that sheds light on severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy could pave the way for new therapies

Model that sheds light on severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy could pave the way for new therapies

What happens when COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases mix?

What happens when COVID-19 and cardiovascular diseases mix?

Study: Bacterial protein fragment instigates lung tissue death in pulmonary fibrosis

Study: Bacterial protein fragment instigates lung tissue death in pulmonary fibrosis

High iron levels in lung increase severity of asthma

High iron levels in lung increase severity of asthma

Study reveals spatial patterns of alcohol‐related mortality in post-Soviet countries

Study reveals spatial patterns of alcohol‐related mortality in post-Soviet countries

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

Tuberculosis bacteria facilitate their spread by producing a molecule that triggers cough

Tuberculosis bacteria facilitate their spread by producing a molecule that triggers cough

Treatments for rare diseases affecting children are increasing, study suggests

Treatments for rare diseases affecting children are increasing, study suggests

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

Rapamycin worsens diseases and premature aging in mice with short telomeres

Rapamycin worsens diseases and premature aging in mice with short telomeres

New drug could help significantly improve success rate of cancer immunotherapy

New drug could help significantly improve success rate of cancer immunotherapy

Link discovered between number of antibiotic prescriptions and higher risk of hospital admissions

Link discovered between number of antibiotic prescriptions and higher risk of hospital admissions

New inhalation therapy could relieve lung fibrosis in mice and rats

New inhalation therapy could relieve lung fibrosis in mice and rats

Scientists discover three genes linked to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Scientists discover three genes linked to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

EHRA 2020: Latest practice-changing research in heart rhythm disorders

EHRA 2020: Latest practice-changing research in heart rhythm disorders

New discovery will change our understanding of bile production

New discovery will change our understanding of bile production

Researchers uncover how cancer cells override environmental cues to consume energy

Researchers uncover how cancer cells override environmental cues to consume energy

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

Harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage found in the urine of e-cigarette users

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections

Researchers develop novel therapy to combat antibiotic-resistant superbug infections