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lung function Archives

Risk of death in sickle cell disease

Feb. 22, 2017—Two factors commonly used to evaluate patients with sickle cell disease are associated with each other and can predict increased mortality, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Integrin discovery may lead to better lung treatments

Jan. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers have made an important advance in understanding lung development, which one day could lead to improvements in treating lung disease in premature infants and adults.

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Ancestry impacts smoking risk for lungs

Aug. 7, 2012—Smoking is more detrimental to lung function in individuals with high proportions of African ancestry.

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