Category Archives: COPD

A New Hope for People Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Posted on September 5, 2018

Researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute in Australia have advanced the fight against cystic fibrosis (CF). The researchers successfully replaced damaged cells that...

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Cancer Treatment May Also Help Symptoms of COPD

Posted on July 27, 2018

A drug treatment used for certain cancers may have an additional benefit: protection against lung injury caused by cigarettes. A study published ahead of print in...

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The Causes of COPD

Posted on July 6, 2018

You probably know that if you smoke, you are at risk of developing conditions such as lung cancer or high blood pressure, but did you know...

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Television Star Undergoes Stem Cell Therapy for Back Injury

Posted on May 31, 2018

Tarek El Moussa, the star of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop,” recently underwent fat stem cell therapy for a severe back injury that left him nearly unable...

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New Discovery Finds Dynamic Lung Stem Cells

Posted on May 1, 2018

The discovery of new lung stem cells could be critical to treating lung diseases such as asthma, COPD and cystic fibrosis. The discovery of the glandular...

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Breathe Easy: New Lung Stem Cell Therapy May Lead to New Treatments

Posted on December 1, 2017

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a specific type of lung stem cell able to develop into two different types of lung...

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Saved By Stem Cells: Reversing Cigarette Smoke Damage

Posted on October 27, 2017

A study from the Imperial College of London has found that stem cells offer protective benefits for lung cells damaged by cigarette smoke. The study, performed...

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The Global Impact of COPD

Posted on September 21, 2017

A new Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Journal reports that chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and asthma accounted for 3.6...

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