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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a broad group of lung diseases comprising of more than a hundred distinct disorders. All of these involve scarring or inflammation of the interstitial lung tissue and affect the volume of oxygen that can reach the bloodstream via the respiratory system.
New guideline developed to help physicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

New guideline developed to help physicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Patients and families gather to gain more awareness, knowledge about myositis

Patients and families gather to gain more awareness, knowledge about myositis

New safety guideline released for prescribing biological therapies in inflammatory arthritis

New safety guideline released for prescribing biological therapies in inflammatory arthritis

UAB receives NIH grant to continue evaluation of new medication for IPF

UAB receives NIH grant to continue evaluation of new medication for IPF

Scleroderma Foundation names Tulane professor as 'Doctor of the Year'

Scleroderma Foundation names Tulane professor as 'Doctor of the Year'

Penn researchers develop first mouse model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Penn researchers develop first mouse model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

People with type 2 diabetes more likely to suffer from breathlessness, restrictive lung disease

People with type 2 diabetes more likely to suffer from breathlessness, restrictive lung disease

Low blood levels of vitamin D linked to increased risk of interstitial lung disease

Low blood levels of vitamin D linked to increased risk of interstitial lung disease

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

Exoskeleton device helps man with disabling condition to complete 10K race

Exoskeleton device helps man with disabling condition to complete 10K race

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

New survey reveals emotional, practical challenges facing people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

New survey reveals emotional, practical challenges facing people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Statin medications can cause necrotizing myopathy in some patients

Statin medications can cause necrotizing myopathy in some patients

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb collaborate to examine combination therapies for metastatic colorectal cancer

Takeda announces accelerated approval from FDA for new lung cancer treatment

Takeda announces accelerated approval from FDA for new lung cancer treatment

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

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Increasing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research

Researchers crack genetic code of lung tissues to identify novel targets for treating IPF

Researchers crack genetic code of lung tissues to identify novel targets for treating IPF

FDG PET-CT imaging helps assess anatomical structure and metabolic activity in patients with GLILD

FDG PET-CT imaging helps assess anatomical structure and metabolic activity in patients with GLILD

Boehringer Ingelheim and Duke expand collaboration to create largest patient registry for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Boehringer Ingelheim and Duke expand collaboration to create largest patient registry for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)