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Improved Pneumonia Treatment Focus Of Current MSU Research

Streptococcus pneumoniae likely is not a term immediately recognizable by most individuals, even if they have had unpleasant run-ins with the common bacterium. However, expe...
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Progesterone Promotes Healing In The Lung After A Bout Of flu

Over 100 million women are on hormonal contraceptives. All of them contain some form of progesterone, either alone or in combination with estrogen. A study published in PLOS P...
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Simple Saliva Test To Diagnose Asthma

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient's saliva has been developed by Loughborough University. Around 5.4 million people currently receive treatment for asthma i...
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Occupational Therapy Reduces Hospital Readmissions, Research Finds

An independent study published in Medical Care Research and Review found that "occupational therapy is the only spending category where additional hospital spending has a stat...
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A Talk With A Nurse Can Persuade Hospital Patients To Quit Smoking

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her way home from the hospital. New r...
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Testing For Damage To Airways Caused By Drinking and Smoking

Cells in the lung are constantly exposed to oxygen and intermittently exposed to other environmental factors, resulting in a susceptibility to oxidative injury. Both alcohol u...
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An Arms Race With A Superbug: Study Shows How Pneumonia-Causing Bacteria Invade The Body

If you get pneumonia, or even an infected cut, your body is now a war zone. And as your immune system battles the invading bacteria, the outcome of that war may hinge on a mi...
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What Does That Cough Really Mean?

here’s been a lot of talk about politicians and coughs lately. And we’ve all seen public figures struggle with it. Sometimes the cough gets so bad the person can’t speak. So...
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Respiratory Pathologies Of Preterm Newborns Will Be Diagnosed Using A Urine Sample

Experts from the V. I. Kulakov Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have devised a method that...
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COPD Exacerbations Lead To Lung Function Decline, Particularly Among Those With Mild COPD

Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are associated with significant long-term lung function loss, according to research published online, ah...
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Researchers Test Blood Flow In Athletes' Brains To Find Markers That Diagnose Concussions

A hard hit to the head typically prompts physicians to look for signs of a concussion based on symptoms such as forgetfulness, wobbly gait and disorientation. But symptoms su...
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Telemedicine Is As Effective As In-Person Visits For Children With Asthma

Allergists are the best-trained medical specialists to treat asthma, but not everyone lives close to an allergist. Children who live hundreds of miles from the nearest allergi...
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American Association Of Critical-Care Nurses Grants Support Nurse-Driven Research

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) announces the recipients of its annual research grants and invites clinicians and researchers to submit projects for th...
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Acetaminophen Not Associated With Worse Asthma In Kids

Children with mild, persistent asthma did not have worse asthma symptoms after taking acetaminophen (e.g., Tylenol) for pain or fever, compared to using ibuprofen (e.g., Advil...
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Mouse Studies Show Experimental TB Treatment May Do More Harm Than Good

Johns Hopkins researchers report evidence from mouse studies that a “repurposed” drug that would be expected to improve the immune system response of tuberculosis patients may...
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Maternal Smoking Could Lead To An Increased Risk For Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders

A study published in the issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found an association between maternal smoking during pregnanc...
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Electric Fans May Exacerbate Heat Issues For Seniors, Study Finds

Using electric fans to relieve high levels of heat and humidity may, surprisingly, have the opposite effect for seniors, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center heart specia...
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Wearable Tracker Keeps Tabs On Patients, Soldiers

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a multi-modal sensing device that can track the fine-grained activities and behavior of people with...
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New Virus Gets Official Name, Influenza D

The executive committee of the International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses approved naming a new virus, influenza D, as the South Dakota State University researchers who di...
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Early Life Exposure To Antibiotics Is Related To Increased Risk Of Allergies Later In Life

Research presented at this year's European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in London, UK shows that exposure to antibiotics early in life is related to increa...
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Young People Exposed To Vaping Ads Less Likely To Think Occasional Smoking Bad For Health

Estimates suggest that among children who try smoking, between one third and one half are likely to become regular smokers within two to three years. However, young people are...
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High Quality Evidence Suggests Vitamin D Can Reduce Asthma Attacks

A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library, has found evidence from randomised trials, that taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma me...
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Increased Risk Of Pneumococcal Pneumonia With Hospital Admission During School Holidays

A study presented at this year's European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in London, UK shows that adults admitted to hospital during school holidays are 38% ...
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Ohio's Hospice Not-For-Profit Collaboration Now Provides End-Of-Life Care In 29 Ohio Counties

Community Mercy Hospice is the newest collaborator in the Ohio's Hospice family. This strategic group is committed to sustaining not-for-profit, community-based hospice care i...
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Staywell Care Manager Supports Member During Her Journey To New Lungs And Better Health

For years, Patricia McDaris struggled with fibrotic lung disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It reached a point where she couldn't catch her breath long enough ...
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