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Sleep Apnea During Pregnancy Is Not Good For Mother Or Baby

Sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops during sleep, is a potentially serious condition because it deprives the body of oxygen. It becomes an even more se...
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Odds Of Reversing ICU Patients’ Prior Preferences To Forgo Life-Sustaining Therapies Vary Widely Across The US

Intensive care units across the United States vary widely in how they manage the care of patients who have set preexisting limits on life-sustaining therapies, such as authori...
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Oxygen Therapy In COPD Patients Associated With Burn Injury

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have found that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease receiving home oxygen have a higher ri...
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Deadly Lung Disease Strikes Women During Childbearing Years

A rare and potentially deadly lung disease called Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) strikes women during their childbearing years. Symptoms of the debilitating disease, which al...
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Metabolic Imbalance Increases Risk Of Respiratory Diseases In Childhood

An imbalance in our metabolism can trigger inflammatory processes in the body and activate the immune system. In a recent study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinic...
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RSV: Common Virus On The Rise That Can Be Dangerous In Children

Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), a common virus that infects the lungs and breathing passageways, has been on the rise across the nation for the last several y...
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Experience Saves Lives: Study Of Advanced Life-Support Reveals Big Differences In Adult Survival Rates

An advanced form of life support that takes over for the failing hearts and lungs of critically ill patients saves lives. But for adults, the odds of surviving depend on which...
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Common Bacteria On Verge Of Becoming Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Antibiotic resistance is poised to spread globally among bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections in hospital settings, according to new research a...
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Researchers Discover Why Drug For Severe COPD Becomes Less Effective

Roflumilast, a drug recently approved in the United States to treat severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the production of a protein that causes infl...
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News Study Sheds New Light On Asthma, COPD

In diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the body produces too much mucus, making breathing difficult. New research from Washington Univers...
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News MSU Doctors’ Discovery Of How Malaria Kills Children Will Lead To Life-Saving Treatments

Malaria kills a child every minute. While medical researchers have successfully developed effective drugs to kill the malaria parasite, efforts to treat the effects of the dis...
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Non-Contact 'Breath Sound Analysis' Evaluates Sleep Disorders

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a groundbreaking approach to determine sleep quality using their new breath sound analysis (BSA). This is l...
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News New Cystic Fibrosis Research Takes Aim At Deadly Pathogen

A new method of testing the most common cause of life-threatening infection in people with cystic fibrosis could improve efforts to study and combat the illness. The bacteriu...
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New Quality Measures Approved For Childhood Sleep Apnea

A work group of physicians from leading academic medical centers across the country, including NYU Langone Medical Center, has developed new quality measures for the detection...
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Researchers Uncover A Mechanism Linking Inhaled Diesel Pollution And Respiratory Distress

Researchers in the UK have, for the first time, shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines is able to affect nerves within the lung. Air pollution is a significant threat...
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Bariatric Surgery Appears To Cut Risks For Serious Asthma-Related Events

A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators suggests that bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of asthma attacks -- also called exacerbati...
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Antibiotic Nanoparticles Attack Respiratory Infection At Source, Reduce Drug Side Effects

Treating respiratory disease is often difficult because drugs have to cross biological barriers such as respiratory tissue and mucosa, and must therefore be given in large qua...
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Rutgers Cancer Institute Of New Jersey Experts Address Smoking Dangers And Quitting In Advance Of March 18 ‘Kick Butts Day’

According to the American Lung Association, every day 4,000 young people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette, accounting for nearly 1.5 million youth annually. Tod...
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Therapeutic Exercise Lessens Lung Injury And Muscle Wasting In Critically Ill Patients

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening lung condition that affects approximately 200,000 people a year in the United States and has a higher mortalit...
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Scientists Open Door For Asthma Cure

Scientists led by molecular immunologists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have identified a way to target a recently discovered c...
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Stopping The Revolving Door: Study Finds Sepsis Survivors Return To Hospital For Preventable Reasons

They’re alive thanks to the most advanced care modern hospitals can provide. But for survivors of sepsis, the hospital door often looks like a revolving one, a new study shows...
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“Silent Airway Connection” Conference To Focus On Multidisciplinary Approach For Diagnosing And Treating Pediatric And Adult Breathing And Sleep Disorders

The American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) is leading the charge for an interdisciplinary medical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep an...
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Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai And LifeMap Solutions Launch Asthma Study For iPhone

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime (BTX), today announced the launch of a large-scale medical research study that uses ...
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Preterm Babies Continue to Receive Inhaled Nitric Oxide Despite Guidance Discouraging Its Use, Study Says

Inhaled Nitric Oxide (iNO) is a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration that is commonly used in term and near-term neonates who have severe respiratory failure caus...
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Twitter Helps Smokers Kick The Habit, UCI-Stanford Study Finds

When subjects in a smoking cessation program tweet each other regularly, they’re more successful at kicking the habit, according to a study by UC Irvine and Stanford Universit...
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