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P2X3 Inhibitor Shows 75 percent Reduction In Chronic Cough Frequency
Afferent Pharmaceuticals today announced publication of results from a Phase 2 clinical trial demonstrating that the company's novel drug candidate, AF-219, reduced daytime co...
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Sleep Apnea Linked To Poor Aerobic Fitness
People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new stu...
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SIDS Cases Found to Have Common Brain Abnormality
NIH-supported researchers find abnormality in brain area influencing breathing, heart functions More than 40% of infants in a group who died of sudden infant death syndrome (S...
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New Innovation in Single-Dose Powder Inhaler Technology
Development of the DoseOne single dose powder inhaler (US Patents #7,832,399 B2 and #8,360,057 B2) required a multi-disciplinary team approach, as any such drug delivery devic...
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Possible Sigh of Relief for Detecting Preemie Breathing Issues
Babies start breathing in the womb, inhaling and exhaling irregularly at first, and then gradually more and more, until the day when they're born and have to do it all the tim...
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"Breathe Easier. It's Here."MSA's Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus For Fire Fighters Now Certified As NFPA Compliant
MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), today announced that its long awaited G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has received US government approval from the National I...
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A New Tool For Identifying Onset Of Local Influenza Outbreaks
Predicting the beginning of influenza outbreaks is notoriously difficult, and can affect prevention and control efforts. Now, just in time for flu season, biostatistician Nich...
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Grant Gives New Breath To Patients Suffering From Severe Pulmonary Hypertension
Imagine trying to take a deep breath, but feeling like you’re sucking air through a straw. That’s how some patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) ...
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New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young
A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults. The stu...
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Global Lung Health Forum Calls For More Awareness Of COPD
On World COPD Day (19 November 2014), the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is mobilizing its members to raise awareness of the disease and help prevent the ...
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New Report Shows Many Americans Not Receiving Recommended Home Visiting Services For Lead Poisoning and Asthma
Today, the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) and Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University released Healthcare Financing of Healthy...
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Laboratory Breakthrough Offers Promise For Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Breathe On Their Own Again
Case Western Reserve researchers have developed a procedure that restores function to muscles involved in the control of breathing – even when they have been paralyzed for mor...
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Testing Of ER Patients For Heart Attack In Absence Of Symptoms Widespread
Emergency rooms are testing many patients for markers of acute coronary syndrome who show no signs of having suffered a heart attack, UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher...
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Effects Of Hyperbaric Oxygen On Postconcussion Symptoms In Military Members
A clinical trial testing hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment on persistent postconcussion symptoms (PCS) in US military service members showed no benefits over a sham procedure ...
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Telephone Coaches Improve Children’s Asthma Treatment
Managing childhood asthma is difficult. Rather than giving daily medications — even when children feel well — many parents treat asthma only when symptoms become severe. This ...
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Patients With Active Asthma At Higher Risk For Heart Attack, Mayo Clinic Research Shows
Patients with active asthma — such as any use of asthma medications, and unscheduled office or emergency visits for asthma — are at a twofold risk of having a heart attack, ac...
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ASTRO Commends Medicare’s Decision To Cover Annual, Low-Dose CT Screening For High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients Ages 55 To 74
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) praises the November 11, 2014, decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide coverage for ann...
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Challenges Of Delivering Critical Care In Resource-Poor Countries Addressed By Experts
Critical care is defined by life-threatening conditions, which require close evaluation, monitoring, and treatment by appropriately trained health professionals. Cardiovascu...
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Older Women With Breathing Problems During Sleep More Likely To Experience Decline In Ability To Perform Daily Tasks
Older women with disordered breathing during sleep were found to be at greater risk of decline in the ability to perform daily activities, such as grocery shopping and meal pr...
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World Pneumonia Day On November 12, 2014
World Pneumonia Day, held annually on November 12, is an opportunity to raise awareness about pneumonia globally; to promote prevention and treatment; and to generate action t...
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Hospital Workers Wash Hands Less Frequently Toward End Of Shift, Study Finds
Hospital workers who deal directly with patients wash their hands less frequently as their workday progresses, probably because the demands of the job deplete the mental reser...
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American Thoracic Society And Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Partner with Football Legend Darrell Green To Help COPD Patients Manage Their Disease
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) today announced a new program, produced with support from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc., to provide materials to educate patients with chro...
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Asthma Vs. COPD, Similar Symptoms – Different Causes And Treatment
Coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath are symptoms asthma sufferers are used to. They are also the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). For sufferers...
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Antibiotics: On-The-Spot Tests Reduce Unnecessary Prescriptions
Fast, on-the-spot tests for bacterial infections may help to reduce excessive antibiotic use. A systematic review published in The Cochrane Library, found that when doctors te...
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Surgery For Sleep Apnea Improves Asthma Control
Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children suffering from sleep apnea is associated with decreased asthma severity, according to the first large study of the con...
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