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New research shows possibility of cure for HPV positive throat cancer patients

Patients with cancer of the throat caused by the Human Papilloma virus (HPV+) have a better prognosis than those who are negative for the virus (HPV-).  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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One type of airway cell can regenerate another lung cell type

Findings from animal study have implications for disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Long-term complication rate low in nose job using patient's own rib cartilage

Using a patient's own rib cartilage (autologous) for rhinoplasty appears to be associated with low rates of overall long-term complications and problems at the rib site where the cartilage is...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Cystic fibrosis research to benefit from lab-grown 'mini-lungs'

Using stem cells derived from patients' skin cells, scientists have made organoids of airway lung tissue that should be more reliable than mice for cystic fibrosis research.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Scientists grow 'mini-lungs' to aid the study of cystic fibrosis

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have successfully created 'mini-lungs' using stem cells derived from skin cells of patients with cystic fibrosis, and have shown that these can be...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Study may explain low blood oxygen for cystic fibrosis patients with infected lungs

Researchers have defined a new bodily process in mice that may explain why blood oxygen levels are lower for patients with cystic fibrosis when they get a lung infection.  
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over 6 years ago
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Scientists opens black box on bacterial growth in cystic fibrosis lung infection

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown for the first time how bacteria can grow directly in the lungs of Cystic fibrosis patients, giving them the opportunity to get...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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'Virtual nose' may reduce simulator sickness in video games

Virtual reality games often cause simulator sickness - inducing vertigo and sometimes nausea - but new research findings point to a potential strategy to ease the affliction.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Could an HIV drug beat strep throat, flesh-eating bacteria?

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, scientists are looking for innovative ways to combat bacterial infections.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Using heart-lung support machine for donations after circulatory death boosted pool of available organs by 20 percent

Using heart-lung support technology, the University of Michigan's Transplant Center was able to increase the number of kidneys, livers and pancreases available for transplant by about 20 percent.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Researchers produce iPSC model to better understand genetic lung/liver disease

Using patient-derived stem cells known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) to study the genetic lung/liver disease called alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency, researchers have for the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Nanoparticles carry drugs selectively to lung tumor sites

Scientists have created nanocarriers that can selectively deliver chemotherapy drugs locally to lung tumor sites without touching healthy tissue, potentially reducing side effects.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Scientists coax stem cells to form 3-D mini lungs

Human lung organoids will help scientists learn more about lung diseases, test new...  
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over 6 years ago
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Breethe Aims To Bring First Wearable 'Out-Of-Hospital' Artificial Lung System To Market

University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and Breethe, Inc. announced today that Breethe, an early-stage, Baltimore-based medical device company, has...  
meddeviceonline.com
over 6 years ago
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Journal club: Surgical resection for stage I and II small cell carcinoma of the lung

Stream Journal club: Surgical resection for stage I and II small cell carcinoma of the lung by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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over 6 years ago
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Journal Club: Lung protective mechanical ventilation

Stream Journal Club: Lung protective mechanical ventilation by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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over 6 years ago
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Journal club: Lung regeneration after influenza and the role of stem cells

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over 6 years ago
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Lung transplant rejection and proximity to a major road

Stream Lung transplant rejection and proximity to a major road by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
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over 6 years ago