Emphysema News and Research

Latest Emphysema News and Research

Smokers with wrinkled faces five times at risk of serious lung disease

Smokers with wrinkled faces five times at risk of serious lung disease

Helium-based MRI scans may one day allow closer look at smoker lungs

Helium-based MRI scans may one day allow closer look at smoker lungs

Evidence indicates rising use of non-cigarette tobacco products among youth, especially girls

Evidence indicates rising use of non-cigarette tobacco products among youth, especially girls

Lung function decline and outcomes in an adult population

Lung function decline and outcomes in an adult population

New guidelines for pulmonary complications

New guidelines for pulmonary complications

Losartan can prevent progression of Marfan syndrome

Losartan can prevent progression of Marfan syndrome

Researchers aim to develop instrument to help physicians estimate risk for developing lung cancer

Researchers aim to develop instrument to help physicians estimate risk for developing lung cancer

Nrf2 gene findings may offer therapeutic potential for sepsis treatment

Nrf2 gene findings may offer therapeutic potential for sepsis treatment

Smokers assume false sense of safety from ads for low nicotine cigarettes

Smokers assume false sense of safety from ads for low nicotine cigarettes

Link between childhood exposure to tobacco smoke and Streptococcus pneumoniae

Link between childhood exposure to tobacco smoke and Streptococcus pneumoniae

Lung-volume reduction surgery is a good option for many patients with end-stage emphysema

Lung-volume reduction surgery is a good option for many patients with end-stage emphysema

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

Cooking on wood stoves affects women in developing countries

New compound CDDO-Im protects against the development of liver cancer

New compound CDDO-Im protects against the development of liver cancer

Elastin fragments drive emphysema

Elastin fragments drive emphysema

Tomato juice keeps emphysema from developing in new animal model of degenerative disease

Tomato juice keeps emphysema from developing in new animal model of degenerative disease

University of Alberta researchers pioneer gene therapy to restore alveoli and lung capillaries in damaged rat lungs

University of Alberta researchers pioneer gene therapy to restore alveoli and lung capillaries in damaged rat lungs

Gleevec's uses might expand even further

Gleevec's uses might expand even further

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

Lack of oxygen in body tissues creates a defect of red blood cells that further exacerbates the condition by constricting blood vessels in the lung

Music helps people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease focus on their breathing

Music helps people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease focus on their breathing

Mission to teach patients about modern treatments for sinusitis

Mission to teach patients about modern treatments for sinusitis