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Scientists open doors to diagnosis of emphysema

... Chronic inflammatory lung diseases like chronic bronchitis and emphysema are a major global health problem, and the fourth leading cause of death and disability in developed countries, with smoking accounting ...

RSV may hide in the lungs, lead to asthma, UT Southwestern researchers report

... Ramilo, professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern and study co-author. About 3 percent to 10 percent of infants with RSV infections develop severe bronchitis and require hospitalization. Most children recover within a week, but RSV can cause repeated infections throughout life. There is currently no ...

In-shell vaccine for chick disease

... Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes losses of £23.6M a year to the UK poultry industry but ... the UK poultry industry sustaining losses of £23.6M a year to infectious bronchitis virus we hope that our research could have a real impact on improving ...

UGA scientists unravel 'molecular inch-worm' structure of walking-pneumonia bacterium

... M. pneumoniae infections affect millions worldwide, causing chronic bronchitis and atypical or "walking pneumonia," a term that describes cases of ... new drug targets and therapies to stop walking pneumonia and chronic bronchitis infections in their tracks. Since the organelle is involved in ...

Environmental toxins may cause body's defenses to worsen lung disease

... in the lungs that lead to scarring and narrowing of the airways. The most common of these diseases are obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. When a large amount of tissue is destroyed, Borchers says, it can cause irreparable damage to the elasticity of the lung and lead to ...

UCI scientists find chlorine may contribute to ozone formation

... harm the upper respiratory tract and the lungs, causing a cough, throat irritation and reduced lung function, and aggravating the effects of asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. Said Saltzman, "Understanding the chemistry of chlorine is important to understanding its role in ozone chemistry, especially in ...

Researchers identify genes associated with lung transplant rejection

... of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified six genes associated with lymphocytic bronchitis, which is thought to lead to obliterative bronchitis (OB), the most common cause of long-term failure of transplanted lungs. The researchers hope their results will lead to an earlier, more sensitive, ...
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