TITLE

Lung growth: implications for the development of disease

AUTHOR(S)
Helms, P J
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
Thorax;May1994, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p440
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66040552

 

Related Articles

  • Toward Lung Regeneration. Chapman, Harold A. // New England Journal of Medicine;5/12/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 19, p1867 

    The author comments on a research study which implies the potential of c-kit-positive lung stem cells to overcome one of the hurdles in human lung regeneration, the identification and isolation of a native lung cell that could be used to replenish functioning lung tissue in a patient with lung...

  • Diffuse Lung Disease in Infancy: A Proposed Classification Applied to 259 Diagnostic Biopsies. Langston, Claire; Dishop, Megan K. // Pediatric & Developmental Pathology;Dec2009, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p421 

    Thoracoscopic and open lung biopsies are being performed with increasing frequency in neonates and infants and are an important component of the diagnostic evaluation of respiratory compromise in these very young children. Diffuse lung disease in infancy includes a wide spectrum of...

  • Tobacco, Inflammation, and Respiratory Tract Cancer. Milara, Javier; Cortijo, Julio // Current Pharmaceutical Design;Sep2012, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p3901 

    Cigarette smoking is the most recognized risk factor for many inflammatory diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and for a number of malignances such as lung cancer. Lung cancer is currently considered the leading cause of cancer-related deaths because...

  • Views.  // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/17/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6531, p1339 

    Presents views on the developments of diseases and treatment in the Developing Countries. Solution on the problem of rheumatic fever in developing countries; Determination of the factors on the growth of cancer cells; Explanation on the commonality of lung cancer among pastry cook and bakers.

  • Angiogenesis in Lung Development, Injury, and Repair. Th�baud, Bernard // PVRI Review;Apr-Jun2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p62 

    Recent evidence has challenged old notions that the development of blood vessels in the lung passively follows that of the airways. Rather, lung blood vessels actively promote alveolar growth during development and contribute to the maintenance of alveolar structures throughout postnatal life....

  • The role of pleiotrophin and β-catenin in fetal lung development. Tingting Weng; Lin Liu // Respiratory Research;2010, Vol. 11, p80 

    Mammalian lung development is a complex biological process, which is temporally and spatially regulated by growth factors, hormones, and extracellular matrix proteins. Abnormal changes of these molecules often lead to impaired lung development, and thus pulmonary diseases. Epithelial-mesenchymal...

  • Latest Alzheimer's News.  // Environmental Nutrition;Dec2005, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p8 

    Reports on the updates of Alzheimer's disease. Results of the studies conducted on the development of the disease; Implications of weight loss on the growth of Alzheimer's disease on an individual; Percentage of probability on developing Alzheimer's for people losing one body mass index a year.

  • Apoptotic Cell Death in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Kroon, Andreas A.; Post, Martin // Current Pediatric Reviews;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p285 

    Apoptosis plays an important role in normal lung development as well as repair after lung injury and contributes to the pathophysiology of many lung diseases. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a major cause of neonatal pulmonary and non-pulmonary morbidity and is characterized by an arrest in...

  • Clinical implications for Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in the lung: friend or foe? Papaioannou, Andriana I.; Kostikas, Konstantinos; Kollia, Panagoula; Gourgoulianis, Konstantinos I. // Respiratory Research;2006, Vol. 7, p1 

    Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent mediator of angiogenesis which has multiple effects in lung development and physiology. VEGF is expressed in several parts of the lung and the pleura while it has been shown that changes in its expression play a significant role in the...

  • Evidence for self-renewing lung cancer stem cells and their implications in tumor initiation, progression, and targeted therapy. Sullivan, James P.; Minna, John D.; Shay, Jerry W. // Cancer & Metastasis Reviews;Mar2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p61 

    The discovery of rare tumor cells with stem cell features first in leukemia and later in solid tumors has emerged as an important area in cancer research. It has been determined that these stem-like tumor cells, termed cancer stem cells, are the primary cellular component within a tumor that...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics