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New Floor Covering Can Lead To Breathing Problems In Babies
New flooring in the living environment of pregnant women significantly increases the risk of infants to suffer from respiratory diseases in their first year of life. This is t...
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Timing Of Test, Surgery, Insurance Examined In Sleep-Disordered Breathing Cases; Public Insurance Holders Wait Longer
Children with public insurance waited longer after initial evaluation for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) to undergo polysomnography (PSG, the gold standard diagnostic test) ...
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Unlikely To Reach Epidemic Status, Experts Say
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging virus, with the first case reported in 2012. It exhibits a 40% fatality rate and over 97% of the cases h...
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Short Sleep Duration And Sleep-Related Breathing Problems Increase Obesity Risk In Kids
Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15, according to new research from Albert Einstein College...
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Hookah Smoking Increases Risk Of Subsequent Cigarette Smoking Among Adolescents And Young Adults
A team of researchers at Dartmouth College and University of Pittsburgh found respondents who had smoked water pipe tobacco but not smoked cigarettes were at increased risk of...
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Military Culture Enables Tobacco Use
Military culture perpetuates the notion that using tobacco provides stress relief, a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds. But other stress relievers, s...
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Apixaban In DVT, Pulmonary Embolism: Patients With High BMI Benefit Considerably
Apixaban (trade name Eliquis) has been approved since July 2014 for acute treatment of adults with deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. In addition, the drug can be use...
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Coordinated Care Beneficial To Kids With Complex Respiratory, Gastrointestinal Disorders
Coordinated care by specialists for children with complex respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders helped lower hospital charges by reducing clinic visits and anesthesia-rel...
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Imaging Techniques Reliably Predict Treatment Outcomes For TB Patients
Two medical imaging techniques, called positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT), could be used in combination as a biomarker to predict the effectivenes...
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New Research Shows Fewer Deaths Related To RSV Than Previously Thought
It’s a virus that has long been characterized as dangerous and even deadly, but new research shows infant deaths from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are actually quite unco...
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Movements Help Measure Child Sleep Problems
New research from the University of Adelaide has helped to shed light on the complexities of child sleep, and could lead to improved diagnosis of children with sleep-related b...
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Novel Approach To Treating Asthma: Neutralize The Trigger
Current asthma treatments can alleviate wheezing, coughing and other symptoms felt by millions of Americans every year, but they don't get to the root cause of the condition. ...
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Wake Up And Breathe Program Benefits ICU Patients
Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Aging Research report that waking intensive care unit patients and having them breathe on thei...
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Lapses In Infection Control Associated With Spread Of Severe Respiratory Virus MERS, According To Study
Little is known about the often fatal virus known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), but researchers have identified gaps in infection control as a ma...
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New Study Finds A Child Treated In A US Emergency Department Every 3 Minutes For A Toy-Related Injury
‘Tis the season for toys. Children are writing lists full of them, and parents are standing in lines (or tapping on computers) trying to find them. Playing with toys this seas...
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P2X3 Inhibitor Shows 75 percent Reduction In Chronic Cough Frequency
Afferent Pharmaceuticals today announced publication of results from a Phase 2 clinical trial demonstrating that the company's novel drug candidate, AF-219, reduced daytime co...
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Sleep Apnea Linked To Poor Aerobic Fitness
People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise, according to a new stu...
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SIDS Cases Found to Have Common Brain Abnormality
NIH-supported researchers find abnormality in brain area influencing breathing, heart functions More than 40% of infants in a group who died of sudden infant death syndrome (S...
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New Innovation in Single-Dose Powder Inhaler Technology
Development of the DoseOne single dose powder inhaler (US Patents #7,832,399 B2 and #8,360,057 B2) required a multi-disciplinary team approach, as any such drug delivery devic...
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Possible Sigh of Relief for Detecting Preemie Breathing Issues
Babies start breathing in the womb, inhaling and exhaling irregularly at first, and then gradually more and more, until the day when they're born and have to do it all the tim...
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"Breathe Easier. It's Here."MSA's Next-Generation Breathing Apparatus For Fire Fighters Now Certified As NFPA Compliant
MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA), today announced that its long awaited G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has received US government approval from the National I...
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A New Tool For Identifying Onset Of Local Influenza Outbreaks
Predicting the beginning of influenza outbreaks is notoriously difficult, and can affect prevention and control efforts. Now, just in time for flu season, biostatistician Nich...
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Grant Gives New Breath To Patients Suffering From Severe Pulmonary Hypertension
Imagine trying to take a deep breath, but feeling like you’re sucking air through a straw. That’s how some patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) ...
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New Study: Jogging Keeps You Young
A new study by researchers at Humboldt State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder is shedding light on an unexpected benefit of jogging in older adults. The stu...
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Global Lung Health Forum Calls For More Awareness Of COPD
On World COPD Day (19 November 2014), the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) is mobilizing its members to raise awareness of the disease and help prevent the ...
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