Funding from National Center for Research Resources will fuel gene studies.
Researchers from the University of Michigan Health System have identified two types of structural changes in the lungs.
The artificial lung developed by researchers at Case Western Reserve University has reached efficiencies akin to the genuine organ using air–not pure oxygen as current man-made lungs require.
The home, built as a partnership between Merck, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and HGTV, is for a Detroit family with asthma.
A poll finds that one in nine adults have participated in medical research, while only one in 20 children have done so.
Feeding a baby only breast milk and for up to 6 months after birth can reduce their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood.
Babies from a smoking household hospitalized with bronchiolitis were twice as likely to need oxygen therapy and 5 times as likely to need mechanical ventilation as babies from nonsmoking households.
A new study finds that patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who report treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) appear to have longer survival than IPF patients who are not treated for GERD.
The 2011-2012 vaccine formulation protects against the three virus strains surveillance indicates will be most common during the upcoming season, as well as the same virus strains used for the 2010-2011 season.
The studies will examine how gene variants cause diseases like pulmonary hypertension.