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New Treatment Resolves Hazardous Airway Complication In Child With Heart Disease
A case study published recently in the journal Pediatrics describes an innovative, minimally invasive procedure that treated plastic bronchitis, a potentially life-threatening...
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Novel Approach For Treating Non-Cardiac Chest Pain Suggested
Chest pain doesn't necessarily come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience non-cardiac chest pain, which in addition to pain can involve painful s...
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Proper Dental Care Linked To Reduced Risk Of Respiratory Infections In ICU Patients
New research shows vulnerable patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly less risk for developing a lower r...
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Two Michigan High School Students Develop Screening Tools To Detect Lung And Heart Disease
Two Michigan high school students, sisters Ilina and Medha Krishen, have developed screening tools using electronic stethoscopes to detect lung and heart disease. The sisters ...
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CPAP Use For Sleep Apnea Does Not Negatively Impact Sexual Quality Of Life
Patients who use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) often believe that it makes them less sexually attractive, accordin...
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No Added Benefit Proven For Umeclidinium/Vilanterol In COPD
The drug combination umeclidinium/vilanterol (trade name Anoro) has been approved since May 2014 for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In an early bene...
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Winning The War Against Human Parainfluenza Virus
Researchers at Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics have moved a step closer to identifying a treatment for the dreaded Human parainfluenza virus (hPIV). These highl...
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Enterovirus D68's Emergence In New Jersey
During the past few weeks, an enterovirus called D68 has spread quickly from the Midwest to the Northeast, with the first case in New Jersey confirmed this month. It is one of...
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Researchers Find No Differences In Care Provided By CRNAs And Anesthesiologists: Cochrane Collaboration
Researchers studying anesthesia safety found no differences in care between nurse anesthetists and physician anesthesiologists based on an exhaustive analysis of research lite...
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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 asso...
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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...
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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 ...
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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®, acco...
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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 Thorac...
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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 ...
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'Skin-Like' Device Monitors Cardiovascular And Skin Health
A new wearable medical device can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble or if it's simply time to put on some skin moisturizer, reports a Northweste...
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Despite What You’ve Heard, Kids With Egg Allergies Should Get The Flu Shot
It’s the time of year when people start to think about getting their flu shot. If you have a child with egg allergies you may have been told they shouldn’t get the shot becaus...
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NIH Launches New Program To Spur Mobile Health Innovations
A new NIH program is awarding nearly $2.5 million to spur innovation in mobile communication technologies and software applications used in biomedical research in low- and mid...
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Interdisciplinary Research Team Finds Method For More Precise Diagnosis Of Pneumonia
A patient survives life-threatening trauma, is intubated in the intensive care unit (ICU) to support his or her affected vital functions, starts to recover, and then develops ...
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Airway Muscle-On-A-Chip Mimics Asthma
The majority of drugs used to treat asthma today are the same ones that were used 50 years ago. New drugs are urgently needed to treat this chronic respiratory disease, which ...
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Physician-Pharmacist Collaboration Keeps Asthma Patients Out Of Hospitals
In a study that will be presented next month at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, implementing physician-pharmacist collaborative mana...
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A Better Way To Track Emerging Cell Therapies Using MRIs
Cellular therapeutics – using intact cells to treat and cure disease – is a hugely promising new approach in medicine but it is hindered by the inability of doctors and scient...
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How Pneumonia Bacteria Can Compromise Heart Health
Bacterial pneumonia in adults carries an elevated risk for adverse cardiac events (such as heart failure, arrhythmias, and heart attacks) that contribute substantially to mort...
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Combination Therapy For COPD Associated With Better Outcomes
Among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), particularly those with asthma, newly prescribed long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs) and inhaled corticoste...
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Long-Term Effects Of Childhood Asthma Influenced By Socioeconomic Status
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 6% of children younger than five have been diagnosed with asthma, the fastest-growing and most...
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