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New project to combat DMD-related fibrosis receives major funding boost

New project to combat DMD-related fibrosis receives major funding boost

Statins may improve conditions of people with rare lung disease

Statins may improve conditions of people with rare lung disease

Seeking solutions to treat scleroderma

Seeking solutions to treat scleroderma

Study finds role of autoimmunity in development of COPD

Study finds role of autoimmunity in development of COPD

Researchers develop new method to diagnose broad range of cancers using malaria protein

Researchers develop new method to diagnose broad range of cancers using malaria protein

FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to <24 months

FDA expands approval of Vertex' cystic fibrosis medicine to treat children aged 12 to <24 months

Penn researchers develop first mouse model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Penn researchers develop first mouse model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Study provides insight into link between sleep apnea and lipid metabolism

Prams may expose babies and toddlers to more air pollution finds study

Prams may expose babies and toddlers to more air pollution finds study

Study helps to better understand disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Study helps to better understand disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

NIH grant for Mount Sinai to study use of inhaled corticosteroids for treatment of sickle cell disease

NIH grant for Mount Sinai to study use of inhaled corticosteroids for treatment of sickle cell disease

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes

E-cigarettes not so safe but still better than cigarettes

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

Quality-improvement project to standardize feeding practices helps micro preemies gain weight

Scientists uncover mechanisms responsible for development of fibrosis

Scientists uncover mechanisms responsible for development of fibrosis

Study: Over 40% of women with asthma may develop COPD

Study: Over 40% of women with asthma may develop COPD

Breathing ‘a chore’: California wildfires threaten the health of young and old

Breathing ‘a chore’: California wildfires threaten the health of young and old

Taking cholesterol-busting pills can effectively treat brutal PAP

Taking cholesterol-busting pills can effectively treat brutal PAP

Study could help explain why Asians often develop diabetes at a lower body weight

Study could help explain why Asians often develop diabetes at a lower body weight

Researchers identify role of infection-fighting cells in inflamed and damaged tissue

Researchers identify role of infection-fighting cells in inflamed and damaged tissue

Researchers develop drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart attacks

Researchers develop drug-delivery system that allows rapid response to heart attacks