Diabetes drug could help treat pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a group of diseases that result in fibrosis of the lung causing it to become stiff and making it progressively harder to breath. There can be many causes of pulmonary fibrosis including radiation, severe infection, environmental exposures, or the cause can be unknown in which case it is dubbed idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis…

BioBit – Fibroblasts are your body’s repair specialists

As discussed earlier, connective tissue, acts to support your bodies organs and keep everything together. Fibroblasts are the cells in the body that are the most important in making this connective tissue, also known as extracellular (outside the cell) matrix. Fibroblasts are important in making a variety of proteins but two of the most abundant…