Tag Archives: Lung

Researchers reveal key role of pressure-sensing protein in lung edema

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago describe for the first time the role of a unique, pressure-sensing protein in the development of lung edema — a condition in which chronic high vascular pressure in the lungs causes fluid from the bloodstream to enter the air spaces of the lungs. The results, which are published in… Read More »

BMS' second small-cell trial flop endangers Opdivo lung cancer approval: analyst

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo has failed another small-cell lung cancer trial—and now, its Yervoy combination approval in the disease could be in jeopardy. Late Monday, the New Jersey drugmaker said a combination of Opdivo and fellow checkpoint inhibitor Yervoy had failed to show it could extend the lives of extensive-stage SCLC patients who had wrapped up an… Read More »