interstitial lung disease

Praying for dad to get well soon: Soha Ali Khan


September 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says that her father, former cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, is recovering after contracting lung infection and is all right."He ... Read more...

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Smoking may increase risk for lung disease


March 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that approximately one out of every twelve adult smokers have abnormal lung densities present on chest computed tomography (CT) images suggestive of interstitial lung disease ... Read more...

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Viral infection unlikely to advance deadly lung disease


February 27th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A study conducted by researchers from the U.S., Korea and Japan has found that acute viral infection is not a primary cause of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to reduced lung function


February 1st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A University of Cincinnati College of Medicine study has linked Vitamin D deficiency with reduced lung function.The research shows that vitamin D deficiency is prevalent among patients with ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiencies linked to onset of autoimmune lung disease


January 4th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to the development and severity of certain autoimmune lung diseases, according to a new study.Brent Kinder, MD, UC Health pulmonologist, director of ... Read more...

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Molecule that contributes to development of smoking-related lung disease identified


April 25th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers have identified a molecule which contributes to the development of smoking-related lung disease.Long-term exposure to compounds found in smoke can lead to both cardiovascular and lung ... Read more...

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Scientists edge closer to mending broken hearts


December 15th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Scientists edged closer to mending broken hearts by identifying a molecule that greatly improves its functioning after its muscles have been scarred in an attack. The findings ... Read more...

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Deactivating protein prevents scar tissue formation after heart attack in mice


December 15th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University have found that halting the activity of a specific protein can help control excessive scar tissue formation after a ... Read more...

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Chest physicians from across the globe to gather in Lucknow


November 4th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Chest physicians, researchers and pulmonary disease experts from across the globe would gather in Lucknow to attend a three-day international meet starting Thursday, officials said.The National Conference of ... Read more...

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Smokers with untreatable progressive lung disease have worse prognosis than non-smokers


January 16th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16(ANI): A recent study from London has revealed that smokers and ex-smokers with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an untreatable progressive lung disease that usually leads to death within a few ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new classification system for rare infant lung-diseases


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have devised a new system of classification of rare lung diseases in infants, thus improving the diagnosis and treatment of such diseases.The multi-center study was led by ... Read more...

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