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lung

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Mayo Clinic unveils software that pinpoints risky lung nodules

Program called Computer-aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield, or Canary, provides noninvasive method to test for cancer.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May. 8, 2012

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New artificial lung does not require pure oxygen

Researchers at Case Western Reserve say the artificial lung they developed, which uses air instead of pure oxygen as a ventilating gas, is as efficient as the organ it mimics.

By Jul. 25, 2011

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Lab-engineered lung tissue lives on in rats

One team of scientists implants functional lab-made lung tissue into rats, while another makes a microdevice that mimics real lungs and could be used to test drugs.

By Jun. 24, 2010

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Diagnosing lung cancer through a simple exhale

Israeli researchers have developed a sensor made from gold nanoparticles that distinguishes between the breath of those with lung cancer from those without.

By Sep. 8, 2009

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Improving CT scans to speed up lung cancer diagnosis

Researchers unveil new ways to improve the accuracy of CT scans as well as speed up the time it takes to find telltale changes in lung tissue that hint at lung cancer.

By Apr. 28, 2010

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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Upgraded cochlear implant regrows animals' auditory nerves

Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.

By Apr. 23, 2014

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iPhone case doubles as a health monitor

Due out later this year, the case promises to keep track of your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and other vital stats.

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Eggbeater-like device could bust bladder blood clots

Rice university students create the “clot slayer,” an elegantly simple device that could help doctors go fishing for potentially life-threatening blood clots.

By Apr. 21, 2014