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Helping Patients Breathe During Dangerous Procedure Prevents Life-Threatening Complications

Thousands of Americans die each year during a dangerous two-minute procedure to insert a breathing tube. Now a Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) study in the New En...
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Lung-MAP Precision Medicine Trial Expands To Include More Patients

The Lung Cancer Master Protocol (Lung-MAP), the first precision medicine trial in lung cancer supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes...
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Asthma Pill Targets Airway Muscles To Decrease Attacks

Results from a phase II clinical trial, experimental work on cells and computational modelling have together shown why the first pill for asthma in 20 years can help reduce as...
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Electronic Tool Has Potential To Improve Asthma Care, Study Finds

A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, suggests a study led by St. Michae...
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Boy Scout Motto – Be Prepared – Works For Parents Of Campers With Allergies And Asthma

The idea of summer camp looms large for many kids who wonder: Will I make any friends? What if I get lost in the woods? And for campers with allergies and asthma, “What if I h...
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Otherwise Healthy And Think You Have The Flu? Avoid The Emergency Room

The Centers for Disease Control reports that influenza activity in the United States is now widespread and likely to increase. As the country enters the height of flu season...
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American Red Cross Launches Resuscitation Education Suite For Healthcare, EMS And Public Safety Professionals

The American Red Cross, the premiere provider of resuscitation and first aid training, today announced its new resuscitation education program that meets certification and lic...
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New MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute At Saddleback Medical Center Expands Premier Life-Preserving Care For The Brain And Spine

The new MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute at Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills is opening to provide highly advanced care for conditions of the nervous system, inclu...
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Male Sex Hormones Have A Role In Asthma

In what they consider a surprise finding, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have demonstrated a key role for male sex hormone “signaling” in inducing—rather than suppressing—...
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A Catholic Health Services's Hospital Is The First In NY To Earn A Gold Seal In Sepsis Care

Each year, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop sepsis, the body’s extreme response to an infection, and nearly 270,000 Americans die as a result of sepsis each yea...
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Puerto Rican Children And Girls Appear Less Likely To Use Their Asthma Inhalers Than Mexican American Children And Boys

Compared to Mexican American children, Puerto Rican children were more likely to have poor or decreasing use of inhaled medication needed to control their asthma, according t...
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Practical Advice From 75+ Hospitals For Implementing The ABCDEF Bundle In ICUs

Although growing evidence supports the safety and effectiveness of an assortment of clinical interventions for critically ill patients known as the ABCDEF bundle, critical car...
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Ramiah’s Story: How Patient Care And Medical Innovation Helped A Child Born Without A Trachea

When Leanne Martin found out she was expecting her fourth daughter, Ramiah, she hoped her pregnancy would be routine like her others. But this pregnancy turned out to be drast...
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Calorie Restriction Prevents Asthma Symptoms Linked To Inflammation In Mice

Experimenting with mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a low-calorie diet prevented asthma symptoms regardless of the diet’s fat and sugar content. The resear...
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Asthma Controller Step Down Yardstick - Treatment Guidance For When Asthma Improves

When asthma symptoms improve, there’s reason for celebration by both allergist and patient. But once symptoms are better, how do health care practitioners go about stepping do...
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Fish Oil Does Not Appear To Improve Asthma Control In Teens, Young Adults

Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in adolescents and young adults with uncontrolled asthma who are overweight or obese, according to new research published on...
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Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo Found Safe And Effective For 2-5 Years Olds

An open label Phase 3 study conducted at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and other centers established that a combination of cystic fibrosis drugs lumacaf...
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Lung Cancer Surgery Patients May Reap Benefits Of Larger, More Centralized Hospitals

Regionalizing lung cancer surgery is not only feasible, it’s also effective for patients, resulting in shorter hospital stays and fewer complications, according to research pr...
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Flu Vaccination Keeps COPD Patients Out Of The Hospital

A new study published in the January issue of CHEST® establishes that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face heightened risks of death, critical illne...
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Outbreak Of Paralyzing Disease Linked To Non-Polio Enterovirus

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has identified a polio-like virus as a potential cause of an outbreak of a disease known as...
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Blood Test Shows Promise For Early Detection Of Severe Lung-Transplant Rejection

Researchers have developed a simple blood test that can detect when a newly transplanted lung is being rejected by a patient, even when no outward signs of the rejection are e...
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Children's Hospital Colorado And University Of Colorado Partner With CareDox To Take In-School Asthma Management Program Nationwide

Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado School of Medicine at CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and CareDox today announced a new collaboration to scale the reach o...
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Tampa VA Research And Education Foundation: Working Together For Safe Mobility In Healthcare

Mobility is a basic human function yet many of our healthcare organizations operate in a culture of immobility that limits patients' freedom to move around in space. Despite...
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Air Pollution Increases ER Visits for Breathing Problems, but Rate Depends on Age, Pollutant and Lung Disease

As levels of ozone and fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) rise, more patients end up in the ER with breathing problems, according to the largest U.S. study of air pollution an...
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Prone Positioning Becomes Standard Of Care For Patients With ARDS

When research and new clinical guidelines strongly recommend that critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) be face-down for most of the d...
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