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Targeting heart failure: looking beneath receptors, possibilities may become G-gantic

Chronic heart failure is a complex chain of events that lead the heart to loose its ability to pump blood across all bodily blood...

Lung fibrotic disease: there is a Nedd 4 a 2-fold action on both signaling and clearance

Pulmonary fibrosis is a serious lung disease which mainly affects older people; there are virtually no effective treatments. The disease is characterized by progressive...

Reprogramming by the heart: diclofenac on the limelight

Once damaged, the human heart does a poor job of repairing itself, so this is a key priority for treating heart failure. One way...

Scleroderma: nothing more true than “the root is skin-deep”

A protein known to play a role in cancer may also be increasing fibrosis in scleroderma patients. Systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma, SSc) is a systemic...

Myelofibrosis: vitamin D does not help the marrow at all

There are three types of blood cell: white blood cells, red blood cells  and platelets. All three types are created from hematopoietic stem cells...

Myelofibrosis: combination is far better than a single agent

Myelofibrosis is a severe and very rare hematological disease for which treatment has only been partially effective to date. It is a Philadelphia chromosome-negative...

Lung fibrosis: “scar” is the problem for a condition with “scarce” options

In lung fibrosis, lung tissue thickens, stiffens and scars. It can no longer function normally. That's why people with lung fibrosis have difficulty breathing....

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