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52 editor Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic, deadly disease that affects five million people worldwide. It is irreversible, its cause is poorly understood, and it has a median survival of only about three years. A new study by a team led by Indian-
Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Debbie Gravitte teamed up to sing "You've Got Possibilities" and "Mr. Monotony" during the third annual concert to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. The event Monday at Birdland Jazz Club also featured
Thalidomide has just about the worst reputation of any drug on the planet. After all, its widespread use led to birth defects in tens of thousands of children in the 1950s and 1960s. And yet, you may be surprised to know it's still being used to
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description A Nature Medicine study describes the discovery of a novel drug combination aimed at a subset of melanoma patients who currently have no effective therapeutic options.
James Nichols, Henderson This is a follow-up to the letter in the paper on Aug. 11. Since then my diagnosis has changed to IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis). In this country there is no explanation as to what caused this condition and no known cure.
FibroGen wins 'orphan' designation for lung disease drug FibroGen Inc.'s mid-stage experimental treatment for the lung-scarring disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis was granted orphan drug designation. The designation allows privately held FibroGen,
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced Tuesday the government will contribute $10 million to boost double-lung transplant recipient Helene Campbell's campaign to promote organ donation. The minister made the announcement at a welcome home event for
GlaxoSmithKline has written to doctors telling them not to use lung drug Volibris in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Canadian regulator Health Canada said on Thursday. Letairis, which British group GSK sells outside the United States.
July 8, 2012 A man sentenced to death by the king was granted a reprieve of one year. He discovered that the king was a lover of horses and promised that within a year he would teach the king's horse to fly. His friends laughed at him, but the man
He was born in Campbell in 1923 and lived most of his life in the San Jose area, settling in the Sierra foothills for the last 25 years. Navy fighter pilot in the Pacific theatre before earning a Master's degree in Mathematics and an MBA. He taught