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Lungs lungs lungs by Danielle L Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 7:49pm Well here I am one week into my fourth year. Wooohoo, so far so good. The theme of the semester seems to be seminar presentations; we have to give a number of talks on selected topics. Some of that ties into the research for my honours thesis, whereas in other classes we present mock research proposals, or even just critique a scientific paper. ... Read on »
Facing Lung Cancer – a New Patient Support Website from the American Lung Association by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 10 Nov 2012 12:00am Facing Lung Cancer: Support from Day One- the new web-based resource from the American Lung Association offers information, guidance and support for those living with lung cancer and their loved ones. Facing Lung Cancer concentrates on the most important information that people affected by lung cancer need from day one of their diagnosis. V ... Read on »
New Lung Tissue Growth Discovered: Is Some Lung Regeneration Possible? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 20 Nov 2012 12:00am New lung tissue growth can occur in adults, defying previous belief (NEJM) Lung regeneration has never been thought possible in adults. But Steven Mentzer et al from Brigham and Women’s at Harvard reported a case of a 33 year old woman who had an apparent 64% increase in the number of functioning alveoli in her left lung, during 15 year ... Read on »
Novel Lung Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Fighting Early-Stage Lung Cancer by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:25pm An experimental vaccine that triggers the patient’s immune system to identify and attack specific tumor cells is showing new promise for the treatment of early lung cancer. Thoracic surgeons at Rush University Medical Center are researching the vaccine called MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic, which is designed to kill cancer ... Read on »
Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia Hails Senate Leadership on Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009 by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia (LCA-GA) acknowledged Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for their leadership and support in establishing the first ever multi-agency, comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. Entitled Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009, S.332 authorizes a five year pr ... Read on »
Bodyweight Exercise Series: Good Lunges, Bad Lunges by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 4:38pm Use bodyweight lunges as part of your dynamic warm-up or as a strength exercise. Bodyweight lunges are great for adding muscular balance and dynamic balance to your lower body because you work one leg at a time (stronger leg can't compensate for weaker leg). You also need adequate core strength to keep your body upright during the lunge. ... Read on »
A Novel Growth Factor and Anti-Apoptotic Agent for Promoting Lung Development and Treating Lung Disease by Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention discloses the novel use of the uteroglobin-related protein 1 (UGRP1), also known as secretoglobin family 3A member 2 (SCGB3A2), as a cell proliferative and anti-apoptotic agent that can be used to promote lung development and treat lung disease. SCGB3A2 is a member of the uteroglobin/Cl ... Read on »
Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT:Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who w by Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 9:00pm Lung cancer trial results show mortality benefit with low-dose CT: Twenty percent fewer lung cancer deaths seen among those who were screened with low-dose spiral CT than with chest X-ray The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is today releasing initial results from a large-scale test of screening methods to reduce deaths from lun ... Read on »
Vitamin D deficiency in young decreases lung function, lung volume by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 05 Feb 2011 12:00am - Previously linked to the severity of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in humans, vitamin D deficiency has now been shown to alter lung structure and lung function in young mice. The new study, conducted by ... Read on »