A new drug may soon be available to better treat lung diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The latest study looked at the efficiency of the drug to treat COPD and other lung diseases. The drug contains FPS-ZM1, which… Read More
A new study suggests that consuming a high-fiber diet may reduce the risk of lung disease. Study author Corrine Hanson said, “Lung disease is an important public health problem, so it’s important to identify modifiable risk factors for prevention. However,… Read More
Scleroderma related interstitial lung disease can be treated with new promising treatment. Interstitial lung disease is common in systemic sclerosis and is the leading cause of death. If discovered early on, though, prognosis is positive for patients.
Interstitial lung disease… Read More
The latest research has uncovered a potential target for developing a way to treat the source of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a chronic lung disease that currently does not have any therapies to treat its root cause.
In pulmonary fibrosis,… Read More
Sarcoidosis, known as a kidney stones risk, could be better diagnosed using blood monocytes or white blood cells that are critical to human immune defense.
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can impact organs. Under normal circumstances, our immune system… Read More
The hedgehog gene has been found to play a role in the regeneration of adult lungs for those with lung disease. The hedgehog gene is responsible for controlling embryonic development and maintaining the normal physiological state and repair process of… Read More
New research reveals that those with inflammation in the lungs are at higher risk for insulin resistance and diabetes. Insulin resistance occurs when insulin cannot absorb or manage glucose effectively. Even though the pancreas continues to produce insulin, it is… Read More
A genetic link has been found between COPD and smoking behavior which can contribute to lung disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death worldwide. As a progressive lung disease, breathing becomes more… Read More