Fungal Disease Spreads Through Pacific Northwest - Researchers say most cases so far have had one risk factor or another. They have lived near a wooded area or been involved in activities that disturb the soil. They have had underlying diseases of the lung, or cancer. Forty-two percent have been taking a drug that suppresses immunity, such as corticosteroids.
A team of researchers in the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy has discovered a molecular pathway that could be key to creating new therapeutics that would slow or even reverse the progression of end-stage liver disease.