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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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Yogic Breathing Shows Promise In Reducing Symptoms Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
One of the greatest casualties of war is its lasting effect on the minds of soldiers. This presents a daunting public health problem: More than 20% of veterans returning from ...
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PTSD And Respiratory Illness: A Signature Long-Term Problem Of 9/11 Responders
According to the findings from research conducted over the past several years at Stony Brook Medicine’s World Trade Center Health Program, as many as 60% of 9/11 World Trade C...
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What Is Enterovirus D68?
A respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri is causing alarm across the Midwest and beyond. So far, ten states have contacted the Centers f...
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Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommended For Pregnant Women Amid Spike In Cases
Expectant moms should be vaccinated for pertussis, or whooping cough, during their third trimester, according to obstetricians at Loyola University Health System. Those in clo...
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Researchers Improve Severe Asthma Care Through New, Antibody-Based Treatment
A team of researchers at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton have successfully evaluated a new, antibody-based drug for certain patients with severe asthm...
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Study Sheds Light On Asthma And Respiratory Viruses
People with asthma often have a hard time dealing with respiratory viruses such as the flu or the common cold, and researchers have struggled to explain why. In a new study t...
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Benralizumab For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease And Sputum Eosinophilia
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with eosinophilic airway inflammation in 10-20% of patients. Benralizumab, a monoclonal antibody, has been shown to...
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