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7 Airway Clearance Techniques - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



7 Airway Clearance Techniques 
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According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, there are seven major airway clearance techniques (ACTs) for patients with lung disease. Airway clearance is needed to help clear away mucus from the lungs to help prevent infections and to improve lung ...

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Many IPF Patients in Europe Not Given Approved Treatments, Survey Finds - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



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Many IPF Patients in Europe Not Given Approved Treatments, Survey Finds 
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Despite the availability of approved antifibrotic treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), many patients in Europe do not receive them, partly due to a lack of awareness by physicians or a preference for a ?wait and watch? approach in people ...

 


Help slow lung scarring in pulmonary fibrosis - Chicago Health



Help slow lung scarring in pulmonary fibrosis 
Chicago Health
A: Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition in which there is significant or widespread scarring in the lungs. The disease has many causes or triggers. These include medications, immune diseases and exposure to inhaled toxins such as asbestos. Sometimes no ...

 


The Guilt of Being Immune-compromised - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



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The Guilt of Being Immune-compromised 
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In addition to the physical fatigue that comes with a chronic illness, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), being immune-compromised means minimizing exposure to public places. Offering to run errands in public places, such as the grocery store ...

 


Molecular pathway offers treatment targets for pulmonary fibrosis, related conditions - Science Daily



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Molecular pathway offers treatment targets for pulmonary fibrosis, related conditions 
Science Daily
"Fibrosis is a component of chronic kidney disease, liver cirrhosis and pulmonary fibrosis; and the pathway we have identified could be a therapeutic target for halting the process and for restoring organ function." Normal healing requires the ...
7 Reasons Why Pulmonary Rehabilitation Is Important for PF Patients Pulmonary Fibrosis News

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pipeline Overview 2017 Market Insights and Epidemiology - Medgadget (blog)



Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pipeline Overview 2017 Market Insights and Epidemiology 
Medgadget (blog)
RnRMarketResearch.com announces a new report ?Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pipeline Insights, 2017? added to its Pharmaceuticals business research collection of its growing online library. ?Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis ? Pipeline Insights, 2017 ...

 


OFEV Slows Progression of Fibrosis, Lung Imaging in Phase 3b Trial Shows - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



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OFEV Slows Progression of Fibrosis, Lung Imaging in Phase 3b Trial Shows 
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Pulmonary fibrosis treatment OFEV (nintedanib) slows the progression of lung scarring, according to high-resolution scans used in a Phase 3b clinical trial. Computed tomography imaging demonstrated for the first time that six months of Ofev could ...

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Radiation and pulmonary fibrosis - Medical Xpress



Radiation and pulmonary fibrosis 
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The investigators previously showed that loss of the transcription factor Nrf2 increases susceptibility to pulmonary fibrosis. They now show that thoracic (chest) radiation of mice causes a loss of alveolar type 2 cells and that this loss is enhanced ...

 


When to Consider Professional Help While Dealing With PF - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



When to Consider Professional Help While Dealing With PF 
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It would likely come as no surprise to others that patients diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, such as pulmonary fibrosis (PF), have many intense emotions and valid fears associated with their disease. These emotions can manifest themselves in ...

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ATS Foundation and Boehringer Ingelheim Establish Fellowship for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research - Pulmonary Fibrosis News



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ATS Foundation and Boehringer Ingelheim Establish Fellowship for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research 
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Pulmonary fibrosis is a group of lung diseases characterized by cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and low levels of oxygen in the blood. It involves the lungs becoming stiff and holding less air than normal. In most cases, the cause is unknown. IPF ...