Tag Archives: emphysema

Discovering how treatments for emphysema might lead to infections

Smoking related lung diseases include emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Smokers are also at increased risk of pneumonia – bacterial infections of the lung. Together COPD and pneumonia are ranked as the 3rd and 4th

Back to the future – looking at COPD with new eyes

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a broad term for diffuse lung disease caused by chronic inflammation of the airways. Patients with COPD become increasingly short of breath and often start to feel as if they are

Emphysematous eosinophilic lymphangitis in the bovine rumen

Inflammation of lymphatic vessels (lymphangitis) is usually caused by a variety of bacterial or parasitic infections. Disorders characterized by emphysematous dilation of lymphatic vessels (lymphangiectasis) associated with inflammatory process are uncommon. A typical example of such rare