Transave Completes Enrollment in Arikace(TM) Phase II Bronchiectasis Study
...zed by localized, irreversible enlargement of the bronchial tubes. Involved bronchi
are dilated, inflamed, and easily collapsible, resulting in airflow obstruc...tion and impaired clearance of secretions. The accumulation of mucus in the bronchi
leads to frequent infections, which further reduce lung function in these p...
Hopkins-led team solves failed vaccine mystery
...dies with better binding and virus-neutralizing ability. Mice immunized with this form of the vaccine had milder symptoms and less inflammation in the bronchi
and the lungs when infected with the real RSV.
ERBE Perseveres Yet Again in Opposition to Dr. Jerome Canady, and is Awarded More Than One Million Dollars
...d in flexible endoscopes that explore the
gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, colon and small bowel) and the
tracheobronchial system (trachea, bronchi
and lungs) without incisions of
any type. APC(TM) technology is used to treat various bleeding diseases and
lesions within the aforementioned anatomy....
Arsenic in Drinking Water Predisposes Children To Lung Cancer in Later Life
...d in India, Dr Smith had found the association of arsenic with bronchiectasis, which is a rare lung disease that causes distortion and dilation of the bronchi
thus compromising the health and leading to chronic infections. In the current study, Smith decided to examine the death certificate of young adults i...
Possible Viral Cause Of Kawasaki Disease Identified
... the spheroid structures in acute Kawasaki disease bronchi
closely, using a variety of microscopic stains inc... entering through the respiratory route, infecting bronchi
and leading to the formation of inclusion bodies in the bronchi
of children with the disease.
'The virus is lik...
Fungal spores in the pillows can trigger an asthma attack
...d pathogen/allergen among the more than 100 known species of Aspergillus. Inhalation of A. fumigatus spores leads to colonization of the fungus in the bronchi
of the lungs leading to asthmatic reactions, which causes an increase in Eosinophils and mast cell degranulation. This increase in IgE leads to an inc...
The Use Of Colistin To Treat Cystic Fibrosis Questioned
...the colistin caused the reduction in lung function.
In conclusion, researchers say inhalation of colistin results in a fair amount of spasms of the bronchi
because the drug is administered as an aerosol. However, they say the spasms are controllable and should not deter the use of inhaled colistin when me...