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CBD reduces COVID-19 lung damage with protective peptides

CBD reduces COVID-19 lung damage with protective peptides

In a new study, scientists have shown that one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids in cannabis – CBD – reduces lung damage induced by cytokine...
Five factors influencing the respiratory disease testing market

Five factors influencing the respiratory disease testing market

Respiratory disease testing market growth will be driven by the growing prevalence of respiratory diseases such as tuberculosis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and...
Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

Cystic fibrosis: searching for a cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation aims to deliver treatment, care and – eventually – a cure for CF. Cystic fibrosis (CF), which affects more than 70,000...

Fighting for a life unlimited with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Dr Lucy Allen, Director of Research at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, speaks with HEQ about cystic fibrosis research, treatment and innovation. Founded in 1964, the...
Three new diagnostic kits launched for COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses

Three new diagnostic kits launched for COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses

Three new diagnostic kits have been launched to help with the diagnosis of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses. BATM, a leading provider of real-time technologies...
Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Study shows triple-combination therapy reduces COPD exacerbations

Results from a Phase III trial have shown how a triple-combination therapy reduces the rate of moderate or severe COPD exacerbations. The results from the...
Could the brain be a therapeutic target for COVID-19 patients?

Could the brain be a therapeutic target for COVID-19 patients?

A new study in rats has revealed that the brain could be a potential therapeutic target for COVID-19 patients. New research, published today in The Journal...
Drug candidate as potential therapy for cytokine release syndrome

Drug candidate as potential therapy for cytokine release syndrome

Preclinical proof of concept of PPP003 – a synthetic cannabinoid drug – has been put forward as potential therapy in the battle against COVID-19...
Discover how AI is helping us understand cancer risk in the lungs

Discover how AI is helping us understand cancer risk in the lungs

Deep learning Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms could be utilised as an unbiased assessment tool to help clinicians with assessing risk of lung cancer. A new...
Discover the open source, low-cost ventilator for areas with limited means

Discover the open source, low-cost ventilator for areas with limited means

A group of scientists and researchers have designed a open source, low-cost ventilator to be used in areas that have limited means within their...
Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

Super-sensor chip offers a solution for socially distanced health monitoring

The future of socially distanced lung and heart health monitoring could lie in an inconspicuous yet incredibly sensitive microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) chip. Scientists have developed...
Asthma: high levels of iron in the lung linked to increased severity

Asthma: high levels of iron in the lung linked to increased severity

According to new research, a build-up of iron levels in the lung cells and tissues is associated with worse asthma symptoms and lower lung...

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