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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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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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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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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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Brain Damage Caused By Severe Sleep Apnea Is Reversible
A neuroimaging study is the first to show that white matter damage caused by severe obstructive sleep apnea can be reversed by continuous positive airway pressure therapy. The...
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Too Many Kids With Asthma, Food Allergies Lack School Emergency Plans
Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared...
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Study Shows Nationwide Declines In Central Line Infections And Ventilator Pneumonias
Hospitals across the country have seen sharp declines in rates of central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) and ventilator-associated pneumonias (VAPs) among c...
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Breath Temperature Test Could Identify Lung Cancer
The research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich today (8 September 2013), suggests that testing the temperature of breath co...
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Mandatory Policy Boosts Flu Vaccination Rates Among Healthcare Workers
Hospitals can greatly improve their flu vaccination rate among health care workers by using a mandatory employee vaccination policy, according to a Henry Ford Health System st...
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You May Have To Watch What Your Fruits And Veggies Eat
People with food allergies always have to watch what they eat. Now, they may have to watch what their fruits and vegetables eat, as it seems it’s possible to have an allergic ...
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The Lancet: Respiratory Infection Controls Being Used For Ebola Patients Are Unnecessary And May Contribute To Public Panic
Respiratory infection control measures – which have been adopted by most health agencies to deal with the Ebola epidemic in west Africa – are unnecessary, and may heighten pan...
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Alcoholics Have An Abnormal CD8 T Cell Response To The Influenza Virus
It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections. Previous research had demonstrated that an increase in...
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NYU Langone Medical Center To Lead Research To Develop Breath Test For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test’s effectivene...
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American Heart Association Issues E-Cigarette Recommendations
The American Heart Association issued new policy recommendations today on the use of e-cigarettes and their impact on tobacco-control efforts. The guidance was published in th...
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Fungus Deadly To AIDS Patients Found To Grow On Trees
Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades. It literally grows on ...
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Over-Reliance Of Pulse Oximetry For Children With Respiratory Infection
Among infants presenting to a pediatric emergency department with mild to moderate bronchiolitis, those with an artificially elevated oxygen saturation reading were less likel...
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Intervention Helps Smokers Quit Following Hospital Stay
Among hospitalized adult smokers who wanted to quit, a postdischarge intervention that included automated telephone calls and free medication resulted in higher sustained smok...
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Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels
Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a widely-used chemical currently under review by the US...
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The Key To Saving Lives, Hands-Only CPR
Cardiac arrest – an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs - i...
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Opioid Users Breathe Easier With Novel Drug To Treat Respiratory Depression
People taking prescription opioids to treat moderate to severe pain may be able to breathe a little easier, literally. A study published in the September issue of Anesthesiolo...
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Anesthesia Professionals Not Sufficiently Aware Of Risks Of Postoperative Cognitive Side Effects
Postsurgical cognitive side effects can have major implications for the level of care, length of hospital stay, and the patient's perceived quality of care, especially in elde...
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Food Allergies More Widespread Among Inner-City Children
Already known for their higher-than-usual risk of asthma and environmental allergies, young inner-city children appear to suffer disproportionately from food allergies as well...
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