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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 4834 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effects of TRPC1 on epithelial mesenchymal transition in human airway in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): Feng Xu, Xiao-Chun Liu, Li Li, Chao-Nan Ma, Ya-Jun Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Oct;96(43):e8166.

 

We investigated the effects of TRPC1 on epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in human airway in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2017

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Metabolic syndrome and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): The interplay among smoking, insulin resistance and vitamin D.
 

Author(s): Giuseppina Piazzolla, Anna Castrovilli, Vito Liotino, Maria Rosaria Vulpi, Margherita Fanelli, Antonio Mazzocca, Mafalda Candigliota, Elsa Berardi, Onofrio Resta, Carlo SabbĂ , Cosimo Tortorella

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A close relationship between Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has been described, but the exact nature of this link remains unclear. Current epidemiological data refer exclusively to the MetS prevalence among patients with COPD and data about ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2017

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Risk of exacerbation following pneumonia in adults with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): Rebecca Bornheimer, Kimberly M Shea, Reiko Sato, Derek Weycker, Stephen I Pelton

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Recent evidence demonstrates increased short-term risk of cardiac complications and respiratory failure among patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respectively, concurrent with an episode of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). We evaluated ...

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2017

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The terms "Pulmonary Disease" returned 889 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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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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