Scientists propose treatment for severe lung diseases

Posted by on April 19, 2016 6:47 pm
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Researchers are developing a new drug to treat life-threatening lung damage and breathing problems in people with severe infections like pneumonia, those undergoing certain cancer treatments and premature infants with underdeveloped, injury prone lungs. Scientists report that a transcription factor called FOXF1 activates several biological processes that promote recovery from acute lung injury.

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