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Multicenter Study Finds Respiratory Viruses Most Common Cause Of Pneumonia In Children
Respiratory viruses, not bacterial infections, are the most commonly detected causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children, according to new research released in the New...
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Largest Study Of Its Kind Documents Causes Of Childhood Community-Acquired Pneumonia
With the chill of winter comes a spike in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), which spreads more easily as people retreat indoors and come into close contact. The lung infecti...
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Physicians' Stethoscopes More Contaminated Than Palms Of Their Hands
though healthcare workers' hands are the main source of bacterial transmission in hospitals, physicians' stethoscopes appear to play a role. To explore this question, investig...
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Investigational Drug Can Reduce Asthma Flareups
An investigational drug appears to cut the risk of severe asthma attacks in half for patients who have difficulty controlling the disorder with standard medications, according...
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Early Consumption Of Peanuts Prevents Peanut Allergy In High-Risk Infants
A new study reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates that consumption of a peanut-containing snack by infants who are at high-risk for developing pea...
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Hair Sample Tests Reveal Underreported Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Among Preemies With Lung Disease
Public health experts have long known that tobacco smoke exposure (TSE) can be harmful for children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia, a lung disease that often accompanies prem...
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Homeless People With Mental Illness Have Higher 30-Year Risk Of Serious Cardiovascular Disease, Research Finds
Homeless people with mental disease have a greater than double risk of developing serious or fatal cardiovascular disease over 30 years than people of the same age and gender ...
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Teen Girls From Rural Areas More Likely To Have Undiagnosed Asthma, Be Depressed
Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma, and they often are at a higher risk of depression, according to res...
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Protein Linked To Development Of Asthma
Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have linked a specific protein to the development of post-viral infection asthma, which is the first step in generating a...
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Treatment For Severe Community-Acquired Pneumonia And High Inflammatory Response
Among patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia and high initial inflammatory response, the use of the corticosteroid methylprednisolone decreased treatment failure, c...
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New Target For Treating Asthma Found
Researchers have found a potential new target for treating asthma, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Med...
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Mucus Retained In Cystic Fibrosis Patients' Cells Leads To Potentially Deadly Infections
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects one out of every 3,000 children in populations of Northern European descent. One of the key signs of cystic fibrosis is that...
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Potential New Breathalyzer For Lung Cancer Screening
Researchers from Chongqing University in China have developed a high sensitive fluorescence-based sensor device that can rapidly identify cancer related volatile organic compo...
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Ground-Breaking Lung Cancer Breath Test In Clinical Trial
University of Leicester and Leicester's Hospitals to evaluate revolutionary device which detects lung cancer in early stages. A clinical trial led by University of Leicester ...
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Hand Washing Focus In Hospitals Has Led To Rise In Worker Dermatitis
A new study from The University of Manchester has revealed that the incidence of dermatitis has increased 4.5 times in health care workers following increased hand hygiene as ...
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Mesothelioma In Southern Nevada Likely Result Of Asbestos In Environment
Malignant mesothelioma has been found at higher than expected levels in women and in individuals younger than 55 years old in the southern Nevada counties of Clark and Nye, li...
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Psychedelic Drug Prevents Asthma Development In Mice
Research led by Charles Nichols, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that a psyc...
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Mississippi State Researcher Among Those Working On New Flu Vaccine
In the midst of one the worst overall influenza seasons, a Mississippi State researcher is part of an international effort to develop next season’s vaccines. Dr. Henry Wan, a...
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UVA Discovers Key To Cancer's Spread
In a breakthrough in the understanding of how cancer spreads, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a substance secreted by lung cancer ...
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Ohio State Experts Study, Treat Mysterious And Growing Allergic Reaction
Its name is daunting. It’s the hottest topic among allergy experts. It’s showing up more and doctors don’t yet know why. Allergy specialists at The Ohio State University Wexne...
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Loyola Lung Transplant Patient To Do Hustle Up The Hancock
Robert Senander, 69, of Winfield, Ill., made headlines last year when he became one of five people to undergo a lung transplant at Loyola University Health System in little mo...
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University Of Maryland Medicine Announces New National Program In Lung Healing To Develop Innovative Approaches For Preventing And Treating Acute Lung Disease
University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, and Jeffrey A. Rivest, MS, President and Chief Executive Officer of University of Maryla...
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E-cigarette Vapors, Flavorings, Trigger Lung Cell Stress
Do electronic cigarettes help people quit smoking? As the debate continues on that point, a new University of Rochester study suggests that e-cigarettes are likely a toxic rep...
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Smart Device Tracks Hand Hygiene Habits
The World Health Organization (WHO) cites good hand hygiene as a major factor in stopping the spread of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) caused by exposure to various bacte...
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Reasons Why Winter Gives Flu A Leg Up Could Be Key To Prevention
Linsey Marr, a professor in the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is obsessed with flu transmission. This time of year, sh...
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