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Thursday, October 2, 2014

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Oncologists Differ Widely on Offering Cancer Gene Testing

Many cancer researchers believe that cutting-edge advances in genomics will pave the way for personalized or “precision” cancer medicine for all patients in the near future. A new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, however, suggest that not all doctors are ready to embrace tests that look for hundreds of DNA changes in patients’ tumor samples, while others p... Continue Reading



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Childhood Asthma Linked To Lack Of Ventilation For Gas Stoves

Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms a... Continue Reading


Asthma Symptoms Kicking Up? Check Your Exposure To Air Pollution

People who suffer from asthma may think there’s not a lot they can do to control their asthma besides properly taking medications and avoiding allergic triggers. According to a new article in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scienti... Continue Reading


Benzodiazepine Sedatives Linked To Higher Rates of Mortality Compared To Propofol

Sedation is frequently required for mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients to reduce anxiety, provide comfort, and assist in providing optimal respiratory support. It is estimated that each year, there are nearly 1 million US pati... Continue Reading


COPD Patients Breathe Easier With Lung Flute, Study Shows

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by the University at Buffalo. Usually caused by smokin... Continue Reading


Call Widens For Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography (LDCT... Continue Reading


Coping Techniques Help Patients With COPD Improve Mentally, Physically

Coaching patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to manage stress, practice relaxation and participate in light exercise can boost a patient’s quality of life and can even improve physical symptoms, researchers at Duke Medicine report. I... Continue Reading


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