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Scleroderma is one of the causes of lower lobe pulmonary fibrosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm scleroderma This is used to describe both systemic sclerosis and morphoea. The former is a multi-system disorder whilst the latter is a purely cutaneous disease. Hardening of the skin is a common feature but unlike the variants of lupus erythematosus, the two dermopathologies involved in scleroderma are different. Both primary disease process ... Read on »
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by Medline Plus Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 4:00pm Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say Tuesday, November 23, 2010 TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A less invasive method for finding out whether lung cancer has spread to the lymph nodes could prevent many unnecessary operations, a new study suggests. ... Read on »
Less Invasive Lung Cancer Staging Looks Promising by HealthFinder Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 12:00pm healthnewslink Procedure could cut chest surgeries by 50 percent, researchers say. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
PDE5A inhibition attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension through inhibition of ROS generation by Jan Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 3:19am Pulmonary hypertension frequently complicates interstitial lung disease, where it is associated with a high mortality. Patients with this dual diagnosis often fare worse than those with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) alone and respond poorly to standard PAH therapy, often dying of right ventricular (RV) failure. We hypothesize that nitric ... Read on »
A case of a 52 year old female with scleroderma, pulmonary fibrosis and recurrent acute respiratory distress by Jan Posted Sat 01 May 2010 12:00am INTRODUCTION: Categorizing interstitial pneumonia can be a challenge for physicians. We present a 52 year old female with scleroderma and associated lung disease who manifested recurrent acute illness resembling acute interstitial pneumonitis. CASE PRESENTATION: A 52 year old female with a two year history of scleroderma including esopha ... Read on »
Breast Cancer: Stage 4 - A Hope to Cure with the Advanced Technology! by Anthonys Posted Thu 22 Nov 2012 10:26am Cancer – the name itself gathers negative vibes and negative aura all around. It is a disease which was once not curable and used to take life of individuals suffering from the same. But now, with the world being techno savvy and modern, the experienced doctors have come out with the solution and medication that can save the life of an individual ... Read on »
Your Breast Cancer is Stage Now by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 11:09am From the second we hear “you have breast cancer,” we begin talking in terms of what stage cancer we have. Stages are assigned according to size of primary tumor, lymph node involvement and whether or not your cancer has spread but, what if we consider another stage? Stage Now? “Having a life” as opposed to “having cancer.” ... Read on »
Cancer Stages, Treatments, and offsetting Side Effects by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:17am 1 Comment by Virginia Pipolini Many of us have an inkling of information about cancer treatment and side effects. This article is in response to numerous requests for more details regarding the stages of cancer, the treatments prescribed, and ways to avoid side effects. Please remember, always consult your doctor or health practitioner regarding dietary ... Read on »
UCLA performs first ‘breathing lung’ transplant in United States by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 12:00am Experimental technology could transform field of lung transplantation First there was the “heart in a box,” a revolutionary experimental technology that allows donor hearts to be delivered to transplant recipients warm and beating rather than frozen in an ice cooler. Now that same technology is being used to deliver “breathing lu ... Read on »
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a non-neoplastic pulmonary disease that is characterized by the formation of scar tissue within the lungs in the absence of any known provocation. IPF is a rare disease which affects approximately 5 million persons worldwide. The prevalence is estimated to be slightly greater in men (20.2/100,000) tha ... Read on »