Navigation Links
New indicator found for rapidly progressing form of deadly lung disease
Date:11/10/2010

ly found in bacteria and viruses. Higher amounts of TLR9 were found in patients with rapidly progressing IPF than those with slowly progressing IPF.

The researchers also peered into the workings of IPF by transplanting the disease from humans into mice. Those experiments showed a greater fibrotic response to the TLR9-activating DNA using lung cells from patients with rapidly progressing IPF than with cells from people with slowly progressing IPF.

For more than two decades, the National Institutes of Health has funded the U-M group's investigation into the biological basis of IPF as well as novel ways to diagnose and treat patients who suffer from the devastating disorder. U-M's scientists and doctors study human cells to better understand how they are involved in the progressive scarring of the lungs. In addition, clinical testing is used to help better predict the stage of disease and the rate of progression in advising patients for therapy.

"The approach taken by our group really highlights the advantages of translational research in a complex human disease and shows the bench-to-bedside model is really a two-way street," notes Cory M. Hogaboam, Ph.D., a professor of pathology at U-M and the study's other senior investigator.


'/>"/>

Contact: Ian Demsky
idemsky@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Luth Researchs IndicatorEDG(TM) Study Finds Americans Hopes of Achieving Their Dreams Are Fading
2. A new indicator of poor prognosis in node-negative colorectal cancer patients
3. Recurrence of breast cancer after more than 10 years is an important indicator of survival
4. Definitive diabetes indicator deceptively high in African-American children
5. 3M and Maryland Hospital Association's Quality Indicator Project Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Quality Solution
6. Study finds respiratory symptoms more reliable indicator of H1N1, not fever alone
7. Visual pattern preference may be indicator of autism in toddlers
8. One-third of antimalarial medicines sampled in 3 African nations found to be substandard
9. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1 Million to Drive Critical New Research Tools and Technologies in Parkinsons Drug Development
10. Highmark Foundation Awards $120,000 to the American Heart Association
11. Stuttering Foundation Hails New Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/27/2015)... Smile Brands Inc. ( http://www.smilebrands.com ), one ... to dental groups in the United States, is announcing ... office in Hendersonville, TN. , Located at ... Castle Dental office provides families with a convenient, comfortable ... quality dental care. Hendersonville marks the eleventh Castle Dental ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in ... is through the Laws of Peace written in the Holy ... article titled, “Yahweh’s Way-The Great Difference” focuses on the past ... the original biblical instructions has caused mass chaos worldwide. ... in the world is based on man-made laws that will ...
(Date:3/27/2015)... (PRWEB) March 27, 2015 The ... a Quaker-based, philanthropic, grant-making foundation committed to raising ... behavioral healthcare is delivered. , The Scattergood Foundation ... advance Behavioral Health Policy and Practice through the ... SoundsLikeIBS Program App is designed to guide ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Let’s not ... store. Fresh produce are today’s traffic magnets. Three out ... supermarket because of their produce department, according to a ... ever as people are looking to add more fruits ... Your Produce Manager® Day is April 2. As featured ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... Franklin, TN (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 ... http://www.healthclick.com . This website is dedicated to providing information ... therapy and occupation therapy community. As a leader ... North American Seminars provided over 200 live and online ... PT OT continuing Education Courses :, A Master Clinicians ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Castle Dental® Opens Its First Dental Office in Hendersonville, TN 2Health News:Castle Dental® Opens Its First Dental Office in Hendersonville, TN 3Health News:The World Does Not Have to Continue in Misery, Says Yisrayl Hawkins in New Article 2Health News:SoundsLikeIBS Nominated For 3rd Annual Scattergood Innovation Award 2Health News:North American Seminars Launches Healthclick.com, a New Mobile Ready Website, Providing CME Course Information to PT, PTA, OT and ATC's 2Health News:North American Seminars Launches Healthclick.com, a New Mobile Ready Website, Providing CME Course Information to PT, PTA, OT and ATC's 3
... many different accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus find ... antique sources generally lack descriptions of crucifixions, says Gunnar ... doctoral thesis on the topic. Encyclopaedias, monographs and ... Jesus had to endure on Golgotha in Jerusalem. There ...
... ... research.,Updated website shows, based on research, reasons for RSI and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and how ... ... the patented, ergonomic HandShoe Mouse, have decided to give complete access to its ergonomic fundamental ...
... ... with Pilot Pen to create a line of new products showing support ... a nonprofit committed to providing direct financial assistance to uninsured and underserved ... of breast cancer. To show support Pilot Pen is launching 10 new ...
... discussing anomalies found in ,routine, MRIs, researchers say , ... anomalies are often detected in children who undergo "routine" ... help pediatricians handle these findings, a new study suggests. ... they want to share with parents about such findings ...
... ... Marketing, Inc. ( www.hivemindinc.com ), a new marketing “mashup” that integrates ... media marketing, announced today that the firm has been selected as ... in high-performance BioAnalytical instruments, software, and assays for basic biology and ...
... In the ... of cycling injuries and urges caution on the roads , ... (PRWEB) June 14, 2010 -- National Accident Helpline is urging cyclists and other ... an increasing number of people take to their bikes, often for the first time in months., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:What do we really know about the crucifixion of Jesus? 2Health News:Ergonomic HandShoe Mouse Publish Proof of Unique Difference with Competition 2Health News:Ergonomic HandShoe Mouse Publish Proof of Unique Difference with Competition 3Health News:The American Breast Cancer Foundation Partners with Pilot Pen to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness Nation-Wide 2Health News:The American Breast Cancer Foundation Partners with Pilot Pen to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness Nation-Wide 3Health News:Harmless Brain Abnormalities in Kids Pose Disclosure Dilemmas 2Health News:Molecular Devices Relaunches with HiveMind Marketing 2Health News:Molecular Devices Relaunches with HiveMind Marketing 3Health News:Molecular Devices Relaunches with HiveMind Marketing 4Health News:Break The Injury Cycle, Says National Accident Helpline 2
(Date:3/26/2015)... , March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; ... with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ... it issued 763,752 common shares of the Corporation (the ... for the period of December 5 th , 2014 ... Convertible Notes that is due on or before April ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015 According to ... Procedure Volume, Technology (RF, Microwave, Cryoablation, Others), Department (Interventional ... Cancer, Bone Metastasis) - Global Forecasts to 2019", published ... reach around $462.0 Million growing at a CAGR of ... tables and 57 figures spread through 195 pages and ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... March 26, 2015 Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE ... ® Advanced Bearing Technology with Vitamin E by ... published earlier this month reported that, at 96 million ... Advanced Bearing Technology featuring Vitamin E grafted highly crosslinked ... wear rate reduction of 95 percent, with no cracking, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pivotal Therapeutics announces payment of interest on outstanding convertible notes 2Tumor Ablation Market Worth $462.0 Million by 2019 2Tumor Ablation Market Worth $462.0 Million by 2019 3Tumor Ablation Market Worth $462.0 Million by 2019 4Zimmer Announces New Testing Milestone For Vitamin E Advanced Bearing Technology 2Zimmer Announces New Testing Milestone For Vitamin E Advanced Bearing Technology 3
... and the veterans returning from war, MCU, Inc launches ... educate those wanting to help our chronically ill and ... of Medical Cannabis Therapy. Using modern ... instructors gain much needed employment utilizing the internet to ...
... WARRENDALE, Pa., Sept. 17 At MEDRAD, Inc., ... year marks MEDRAD,s 11th annual Day of Caring, ... opportunity to spend a workday volunteering in their ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040309/MEDRADLOGO) Over 1000 MEDRAD employees ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Medical Cannabis University™ Launches, Puts Thousands Back to Work to Help Veterans and the Chronically Ill 2MEDRAD Employees Demonstrate Longstanding Commitment to Community 2MEDRAD Employees Demonstrate Longstanding Commitment to Community 3
... The UVS800DDA Universal Vacuum Source is a ... Cold Trap and 4-headed, Oil-free Vacuum Pump. It ... chemistry use and abuse., Combines a ... single housing eliminating extra tubing connections. ...
... designed for a wide variety of laboratory applications. ... eliminates oil mist vapors because it doesn't consume ... less fuss., Quiet, efficient operation ... ETFE and PFA heads , Recommended ...
... several different two-stage, oil-sealed, rotary vane vacuum ... applications. Each pump comes complete with a ... and Oil Mist Filter (EMF-10). The GBORK ... ballast to keep the oil clean without ...
Produces vacuum pressures required for 96 well kits...
Medicine Products: