Pulmonary Disease

Common Name(s)

Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary disease is any problem in the lungs or that prevents the lungs from working properly. The three main types of lung disease are airway diseases, lung tissue diseases and lung circulation diseases.

Airway diseases are diseases that affect the tracts that carry oxygen or other gases to the lung. Some examples are asthma or bronchiectasis. Lung tissue diseases are the ones that affect the tissues of the lung, causing for example inflammation. Lung circulation diseases are the ones that affect the blood vessels in the lungs, which may also affect heart function. Many lung diseases involve a combination of these three types.

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Scientific Literature

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 4792 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Reduced microRNA-503 expression augments lung fibroblast VEGF production in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): Jun Ikari, Amy J Nelson, Jannah Obaid, Alvaro Giron-Martinez, Kumiko Ikari, Fumihiko Makino, Shunichiro Iwasawa, Yoko Gunji, Maha Farid, Xingqi Wang, Hesham Basma, Dawn Demeo, Carol Feghali-Bostwick, Olaf Holz, Klaus Rabe, Xiangde Liu, Stephen I Rennard

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Alterations in microRNA (miRNA) expression may contribute to COPD pathogenesis. In COPD, lung fibroblast repair functions are altered in multiple ways, including extracellular mediator release. Our prior study revealed miR-503 expression is decreased in COPD lung fibroblasts, although ...

Last Updated: 7 Sep 2017

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease candidate gene prioritization based on metabolic networks and functional information.
 

Author(s): Xinyan Wang, Wan Li, Yihua Zhang, Yuyan Feng, Xilei Zhao, Yuehan He, Jun Zhang, Lina Chen

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a multi-factor disease, in which metabolic disturbances played important roles. In this paper, functional information was integrated into a COPD-related metabolic network to assess similarity between genes. Then a gene prioritization ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2017

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[Clinical Characteristics of 118 Cases of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Complicated with Primary Bronchopulmonary Carcinoma].
 

Author(s): Songlin Zhao, Xiuhong Nie, Lin Zhang, Wei Zhang, Han Xiao

Journal: Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi. 2017 Aug;20(8):538-542.

 

The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical characteristics of patients with primary bronchopulmonary carcinoma complicated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and to optimize the early diagnoses in the coexistence of COPD and primary bronchopulmonary carcinoma.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 882 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Hong-Lei Yin, Shi-Qi Yin, Qing-Yan Lin, Ying Xu, Hong-Wei Xu, Tao Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(19):e6836.

 

This study compares the prevalence rates of comorbidities between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and non-COPD control patients reported in literature.

Last Updated: 10 May 2017

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Metabolic Disorder in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients: Towards a Personalized Approach Using Marine Drug Derivatives.
 

Author(s): Palma Lamonaca, Giulia Prinzi, Aliaksei Kisialiou, Vittorio Cardaci, Massimo Fini, Patrizia Russo

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Metabolic disorder has been frequently observed in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. However, the exact correlation between obesity, which is a complex metabolic disorder, and COPD remains controversial. The current study summarizes a variety of drugs from marine ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2017

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Discovering the Relative Efficacy of Inhaled Medications for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Multiple Treatment Comparisons.
 

Author(s): Ying Zhu, Tong Zhang, Haiyan Li, Yang Yang, Qiong Chen, Lei Kong, Bo Tai

Journal: Cell. Physiol. Biochem.. 2017 ;41(4):1532-1546.

 

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is managed by three major classes of inhaled medications: inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), long-acting Beta 2-agonist (LABA), long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA). Single inhaled medication is usually replaced by combined inhaled medications ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Active for Life: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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Imaging of Apoptosis in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

 

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2017

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Cardiovascular Risk and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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