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Revolutionary Surgery Helps Children With Severely Restricted Airways Breathe Without A Tracheostomy

A revolutionary surgery developed by Dr. Richard Hopper, surgical director of Seattle Children’s Craniofacial Center, called subcranial rotation distraction, is changing the l...
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Low Physical Capacity Second Only To Smoking As Highest Death Risk

A 45 year study in middle-aged men has shown that the impact of low physical capacity on risk of death is second only to smoking. The research is published in the European Jou...
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All e-Cigarettes Emit Harmful Chemicals, But Some Emit More Than Others

While previous studies have found that electronic cigarettes emit toxic compounds, a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has pinpointed the sou...
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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients Who Smoke, Are Obese Have Poorer Quality Of Life

A new study of patients who survive the once-nearly fatal Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) finds their subsequent quality of life has more to do with lifestyle facto...
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Importance Of Including Purpose Of Medications On Prescriptions

In a Perspective article in the issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Gordon D. Schiff, MD, lead author and general internist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and his ...
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'Gestational Sleep Apnea': Wake Up To A New Diagnosis

Recent studies reveal that approximately one quarter of pregnant women may suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the recurrent cessation or limitation of normal breathing...
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Mobile Health And Wellness Clinic Debuts In Pune For Clinical Research And Community-Based Care

The Maryland-based health care informatics company CTIS and its founders, Raj and Bharti Shah, have collaborated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Educa...
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To Fight Pneumonia Risk After Cardiac Surgery, Data Could Be The Weapon

Pneumonia is the most prevalent infection after open heart surgery, leading to longer hospital stays and lower odds of survival. But a new analysis of data from thousands of...
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DNA Sequencing Uncovers Latent Risk For Developing Cystic Fibrosis

A study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the California Department of Public Health suggests that all babies with a k...
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UT Southwestern Researchers Identify New Mechanism Of Tuberculosis Infection

Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a new way that tuberculosis bacteria get into the body, revealing a potential therapeutic angle to explore. On...
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More Doesn't Mean Better When It Comes To Trauma Centers

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers have demonstrated for the first time that changes over time in the volume of patients seen by trauma centers influence ...
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Intranasal Flu Vaccine Produces Long-Lasting Immune Response In Mice

Intranasal flu vaccines may be able to provide long-lasting protection against pandemic flu strains, according to a new study from immunologists at Columbia University Medical...
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Quality Of Care In VA Health System Compares Well To Other Settings, Study Finds

The Veterans Affairs health care system generally performs better than or similar to other health care systems on providing safe and effective care to patients, according to a...
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Public Health Benefits Of E-Cigarette Use Tend To Outweigh The Harms

A modeling study by top tobacco control experts finds that e-cigarettes are likely to provide public health benefits based on “conservative estimates” of the likely uptake of ...
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UW, Purdue Scientists Solve Structure Of Cold Virus Linked To Childhood Asthma

The atomic structure of an elusive cold virus linked to severe asthma and respiratory infections in children has been solved by a team of researchers at the University of Wisc...
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New Opioid Use In Older Adults With COPD Associated With Increased Risk Of Death

Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who start using opioids have a more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared...
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World’s First Portable NMR Scanner Will Make For Fast, Low-Cost Tuberculosis Testing

Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants is working with medical device start-up WaveGuide Corporation to tackle the global problem of tuberculosis (TB), as w...
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New Guidelines OK Less Antibiotics For Hospital-Acquired, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) - which account for 20 to 25% of hospital-acquired infections - should be treated with shorter cour...
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US Children's Hospitals Vary Greatly In Costs, Practices For Children With Asthma

Children’s hospitals vary greatly in managing inpatients with asthma, according to researchers who analyzed hospital records in a large national database. Even when patients w...
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Lifestyle A "Refreshing" Treat From NEWS-Line

Here is a refreshing recipe for a summertime drink that will be sure to help you unwind from a long day. As our local Philly guy Will Smith, sang it “ Summer, summer, summert...
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For Children With Asthma, In-Hospital Care Is Comparable For Medicaid And Non-Medicaid Patients

Children covered by Medicaid and equally sick children not covered by Medicaid received essentially similar asthma treatment in a given pediatric hospital, according to a new ...
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Breathing In A Cure: Inhalable Ibuprofen On The Horizon

Ibuprofen: You can buy it at any drug store, and it will help with that stabbing headache or sprained ankle. One of the ways it does so is by reducing inflammation, and it is ...
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Not Blowing Smoke: Research Finds Medical Marijuana Lowers Prescription Drug Use

Medical marijuana is having a positive impact on the bottom line of Medicare’s prescription drug benefit program in states that have legalized its use for medicinal purposes, ...
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London’s 1952 Great Smog May Have Increased Childhood And Adult Asthma

London’s Great Smog of 1952 resulted in thousands of premature deaths and even more people becoming ill. The five December days the smog lasted may have also resulted in thous...
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Rescufy Launches Anaphylaxis Emergency Mobile App

Rescufy LLC has introduced an Android and iOS app enabling single-button, multi-function emergency notification for people with life threatening allergies that can lead to ana...
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