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Bait Knocks Out Cockroaches, And Asthma Symptom Days

It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children -- exposure to cockroaches -- than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University...
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UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight To Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

A new tool -- a type of ultraviolet light called UVC -- could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing n...
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Are You Ready To Explore Baby’s Genome?

When you have a baby, a nurse or a phlebotomist performs a heel stick to take a few drops of blood from your infant and sends it off to a state lab for a battery of tests. M...
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Raising Quality

People receiving care by providers participating in a type of alternative payment model experienced improvements in quality of care, with the greatest gains observed among pat...
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CVS Health Offers Patients Lowest Cash Price In The Market For Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector To Treat Allergic Reactions

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that a low-cost epinephrine auto-injector option, the authorized generic for Adrenaclick® manufactured by Impax Laboratories (IPXL), is ...
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Strep Spreads By Harnessing Immune Defenses Of Those Infected

The bacteria that cause most cases of pneumonia worldwide secrete a toxin that helps them jump from one body to the next - with help from the hosts' immune defenses. This is t...
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Sudden Drop In Outdoor Temperature Increases The Risk Of Respiratory Infections

You can pretty much put a mark in your calendar for when the annual flu epidemic begins. Using 20,000 virus samples and weather statistics, researchers have now discovered mor...
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New Material In The Fight Against Hospital-Acquired Infections

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón, Spain, have developed a new light-activated antimicrobial material for use in the fight against the most common hosp...
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Your current issue of NEWS-Line for Respiratory Professionals eMagazine is now posted!

The feature issue of NEWS-Line for Respiratory Professionals magazine is now online http://www.news-line.com/online/2017OL/1701nlPRN/...
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Reducing Drug Dosage, And Hearing Loss In TB Patients Without Reducing Efficacy

Aminoglycosides, recommended by the World Health Organization to treat multidrug resistant tuberculosis, cause hearing loss and kidney damage in a dose dependent manner. Now, ...
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Where Hospitals Send Surgery Patients To Heal Matters A Lot For Health Care Costs, Study Finds

Thousands of times a day, doctors sign the hospital discharge papers for patients who have just had surgery, and send them off to their next destination. About half of those p...
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Heartburn Pills In Pregnancy May Be Linked To Childhood Asthma

Children born to mothers who take heartburn medication during pregnancy may have a greater risk of developing asthma, research suggests. Those whose mothers had been prescrib...
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Why Is Asthma Worse In Black Patients?

African Americans may be less responsive to asthma treatment and more likely to die from the condition, in part, because they have a unique type of airway inflammation, accord...
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Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Delayed Chemotherapy After Surgery

A new Yale study suggests that patients with a common form of lung cancer may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy started up to four months after surgery, according to the...
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Liquid Nicotine For Electronic Cigarettes Is Toxic For Kids

A 6-year-old child who accidentally swallowed liquid nicotine intended for her parents' electronic cigarettes required immediate emergency medical treatment that included intu...
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Healthcare's Digital Divide Ushers In A New Year Of Patient Distrust, Black Book Consumer Survey

Black Book's national panel poll of consumers aims to judge patient adoption and acceptance of technology, as well as measure those impacts on the healthcare industry. The pat...
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Many Smokers With Serious Mental Illness Want To Kick Habit

Among American adults who have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or clinical depression, 57% are smokers. In contrast, only 15% of US adults ove...
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Omega-3 Supplements Can Prevent Childhood Asthma

Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospe...
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Cycling In Bed Is Safe For ICU Patients: Hamilton Study

Early bicycle exercise during their stay in a hospital intensive care unit (ICU) may help some patients recover more quickly. Researchers at McMaster University and St. Josep...
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Study: Fewer Kids Visited ERs For Asthma After Indoor Smoking Bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17% decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the U...
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The Neighborhood Effect: Sicker Patients Draw On Shared Resources

In a research letter published in JAMA, University of Chicago physicians describe a new concern for patients in the hospital: distractions caused by the misfortune of other pa...
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Trial Results Confirm Ebola Vaccine Provides High Protection Against Disease

An experimental Ebola vaccine was highly protective against the deadly virus in a major trial in Guinea, according to a new study that included researchers from the University...
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TSRI Study: Protein Monitors Lung Volume And Regulates Breathing

A protein originally discovered at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) appears to be involved in how the body controls breathing, according to a new study led by scientists ...
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National Study Documents Value Of Family-Provided Medical Care For Children

About half of US children with special health care needs -- 5.6 million children -- receive medical care from uncompensated family members worth billions of dollars, finds a l...
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Ancient Chinese Malaria Remedy Fights TB

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to potentially aid in the treatment of tuberculosis and...
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