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fibrosis

the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing

fibrosis

[fī′brō·səs]
(medicine)
Growth of fibrous connective tissue in an organ or part in excess of that naturally present.
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Release date- 09082019 - Biomedical scientists at KU Leuven and the University of Trento have used gene correction to fix two mutations that cause cystic fibrosis.
The "Liver Fibrosis Drug Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
[ClickPress, Tue Jul 23 2019] The growing prevalence of the idiopathic disorder is expected to be the major factor driving the growth of the retroperitoneal fibrosis treatment market over the forecast period.
A chronic, non-productive intractable cough is reported in 80% of patients with pulmonary fibrosis, along with other symptoms such as dyspnea and fatigue.
Until now, only two cross-sectional studies have evaluated the issue in humans, although results from rodent studies have suggested that aspirin may prevent progression to fibrosis in NAFLD.
Inclusion criteria were cystic fibrosis cases diagnosed by the department of pediatric pulmonary disease clinic and referred for dermatological evaluation and cases admitted to the dermatology department.
(NASDAQ: GILD) has presented new data from the company's clinical development programme for advanced fibrosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, the company said.
Medical hospital The USC Center for Cystic Fibrosis reported on Monday the receipt of a USD1m gift for the Anton Yelchin Foundation.
Diagnostic value of combined serum biomarkers for the evaluation of liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C infection: A multicenter, noninterventional, observational study" on page 464-72.
[U.S.A.], May 27 (ANI): Developing new medicines to treat pulmonary fibrosis, one of the most common and serious forms of lung disease, is not easy.
The Ministry's statement explained that 75 percent to 85 percent of Hepatitis C patients develop a chronic hepatitis, 20 percent to 30 percent of the latter become vulnerable to liver fibrosis of the fourth degree (F4).