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lung diseases

Study Demonstrates Positive Effects of Physical Activity on Lung Diseases

Aerobic physical exercise reduces the intensity of inflammation in asthma and the progression of lung damage in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These findings,...
secondary cancers

Nearly 1 in 12 Patients with a Common Cancer Develop a...

UCLA researchers have identified the incidence and long-term outcomes of patients who develop second, unrelated cancers, resulting in a data set that they say...
Telomerase

Male Hormone Reverses Cell Aging in Clinical Trial

Telomerase, an enzyme naturally found in the human organism, is the closest of all known substances to a “cellular elixir of youth.” In a...
respiratory syncytial virus

Vaccine Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Is Tested in Humans

An experimental vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) developed at the Flanders Inter-University Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) in Belgium is beginning the first phase...
premature infants

Very Premature Infants: Towards Better Care

University of Leicester involved in project into infant mortality and morbidity Born too soon, very premature infants are particularly vulnerable and need appropriate care. The European...
pneumonia

A New Hope for Treating Severe Pneumonia

Since it started investigating M33 antimicrobial peptide a few years ago, Italian company SetLance SRL has taken huge step forward. This optimised version of...
frontal midline

The Starting Line

A study at the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine sheds light on the formation of the front of the body during embryonic development. In...