Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,212 headlines found
‘This study has found a common pathway whereby cigarette smoke impacts both pulmonary and neurophysiological function,' said Dr Irfan Rahman from the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York. Dr Rahman and his colleagues found tobacco smoke af
Jan 2, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
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Odor receptors discovered in lungs: Just like ones in the nose, but instead of conjuring up a cup of coffee they might make you cough
Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are in the membranes of neuroendocrine cells. Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to "perceive" the acrid smell of a bur
Jan 2, 2014 ScienceDaily
added Jan 4, 2014 13:39
Cigarette Smoke-Induced Disruption of Bronchial Epithelial Tight Junctions is Prevented by Transforming Growth Factor-Beta
Cigarette smoke exposure, the major risk factor for COPD, is suggested to impair tight junction integrity; however, detailed mechanisms thereof remain elusive. Here, we investigated whether cigarette smoke extract (CSE) and transforming growth factor (TGF
Jan 4, 2014 American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology
added Jan 4, 2014 13:38
But unlike the odor receptors in your nose, which send a message to the brain, the receptors in your lung cause the airways to constrict when a pungent or caustic odor such as cigarette smoke is sensed.
Jan 3, 2014 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:35
Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it to “perceive” the acrid smell of a burning cigarette somewhere in the vicinity, they trigger the flask-shaped neuroendocrine cells to dump hormones that make your airways constrict.
Jan 2, 2014 Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:33
Unlike the receptors in your nose, which are located in the membranes of nerve cells, the ones in your lungs are found in the human airway - called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells or PNECs. "Instead of sending nerve impulses to your brain that allow it t
Jan 4, 2014 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:31
Rahman and colleagues found that tobacco smoke affects clock gene expression rhythms in the lung by producing parallel inflammation and depressed levels of brain locomotor activity.
Jan 4, 2014 Jagran Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2014 13:23
died Friday in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, told The Times. He was 74. “We are absolutely heartbroken,” she said, noting that the disease was the result of a lifetime of cigarette smoking.
Jan 4, 2014 Los Angeles Times
added Jan 4, 2014 11:00
He died in a hospital in Burbank, near his home in Southern California, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after lifelong smoking
Jan 4, 2014 New York Times
added Jan 4, 2014 10:55
former Australian soldier who claimed he developed lung disease after taking up smoking in the Army to ''fit in'' with fellow troops has lost a bid for workers' compensation.
Dec 31, 2013 Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jan 3, 2014 17:29