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Breathing Life into Lung Microbiome Research
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 9, 2014
Although it’s far less populated than the mouth community that helps feed it, researchers increasingly appreciate the role of the lung microbiome in respiratory health.
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2013
When stretched, lung cells signal to each other by releasing ATP.
Lung stem cells -- for real?
Jef Akst | May 14, 2011
There's good, stem cell-related news for another organ this week -- the lung. Researchers say they have found lung stem cells, which may hold therapeutic value for repairing damaged respiratory tissue, according to a
study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)