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The Mechanism Of Mucus: Discovery Could Lead To Better Cystic Fibrosis Treatments

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) suffer repeated lung infections because their airway mucus is too thick and sticky to keep bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens from causing...
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Surprising New Role For Lungs: Making Blood

Using video microscopy in the living mouse lung, UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that the lungs play a previously unrecognized role in blood production. As reported ...
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New Approach Uses Ultrasound To Measure Fluid In The Lungs

A team of engineering and medical researchers has found a way to use ultrasound to monitor fluid levels in the lung, offering a noninvasive way to track progress in treating p...
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Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit To Improve Care For Region's Underserved And Rural Patients

Levine Cancer Institute today launched the first mobile lung computed tomography (CT) unit designed to address lung cancer diagnosis, treatment and survival disparities for ru...
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Untreated Sleep Apnea In Children Can Harm Brain Cells Tied To Cognition And Mood

A study comparing children between 7 and 11 years of age who have moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea to children the same age who slept normally, found significant red...
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Nurse Anesthetists Urge Patients To “Kick Butts” For Better, Healthier Surgical Outcomes

What if you were denied a surgical procedure because you smoke and refuse to quit? It does happen! That’s one reason why, for this year’s National Kick Butts Day, on March 15,...
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Mount Sinai Researchers Publish Results Of First-Of-Its-Kind iPhone Asthma Study

Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today published results from a pioneering study of asthma patients in the US conducted entirely via iPhone using th...
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Wearable Biosensors Can Tell You When To See the Doctor

Your watch might be able to tell you it’s time to call in sick. Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health have revealed the ability of wearable biosensors, si...
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The Medical Minute: Is It A Bad Cold Or RSV?

Kids get colds – sometimes, lots of them. But when runny noses and coughs turn into trouble breathing, the problem could indicate RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus. RSV hit...
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Preventing Cancer In Latinos, One Text Message At A Time

The nation’s Latino population has been one of its fastest growing in recent decades, accounting for more than half of total US population growth from 2000 to 2014. This group...
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Study Finds Supervised Self-Injection With Empty Syringes Improved Comfort In Food-Allergic Adolescents Administering Epinephrine

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found that supervised self-injection with empty syringes makes many food-allergic adolescents and their paren...
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No Lion, Mild Weather Could Mean A Severe And Early Allergy Season

For large sections of the country, the mild winter weather has meant that March did not come in like a lion this year. For most people, those warmer winter temperatures have ...
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Schexnayder Appointed to International Task Force For Pediatric Resuscitation

Steve Schexnayder, MD, has been appointed to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Pediatric Task Force, which reviews the latest science to develop ped...
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A Probiotic Combination Might Curb Allergy Symptoms

As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences resea...
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Hospital Floors May Pose A Larger Health Risk Than Previously Thought

Hospital room floors may be an overlooked source of infection, according to a study published in the issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal o...
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Exploring The Cause Of Chronic Lung Transplant Rejection, In A Quest To Stop It

For patients affected by lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis and others, cures for their diseases are incredibly r...
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New TB Drug Candidates Developed From Soil Bacteria

A new treatment for tuberculosis (TB) is set to be developed using compounds derived from bacteria that live in soil - according an international collaboration of researchers,...
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Scientists Unveil Why Microbe Klebsiella, Cited As An Urgent Threat To Human Health By WHO, Is Resistant To Antibiotics.

Anti-drug resistant microbe Klebsiella was one of a few microbes listed as posing a critical threat to human health by the WHO. Research at Queen's University Belfast has unve...
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Study Brings Hope Of A New Treatment For Asthma Sufferers

Improved treatments for people with severe asthma are a 'step closer' after a research team led by the University of Leicester identified a breakthrough in the cause of airway...
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Limiting Lung Cancer’s Spread And Growth In The Brain

More people die of lung cancer each year than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. One particularly lethal form of the disease is lung adenocarcinoma or LUAD, which a...
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Antibiotics Used To Treat Cystic Fibrosis Increases Risk Of Permanent Hearing Loss

A powerful class of antibiotics provides life-saving relief for people with cystic fibrosis; however, a new study for the first time reveals the levels at which high cumulativ...
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SARS And MERS: What’s Next?

It may be difficult to remember now, but when SARS was first recognized in February 2003, people were scared. This heretofore unknown disease was killing people—nearly 10 perc...
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5 Things To Do To Feel Better During Spring Allergy Season

Nobody said spring allergies would be fun, but you never thought it would be this bad. What if you had some simple ways to avoid the sneezing, wheezing, itchy eyes and runny n...
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Resveratrol May Be An Effective Intervention For Lung Aging And The Ultimate Development Of Chronic Lung Disease

In a study led by Barbara Driscoll, PhD, of The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, researchers demonstrate, for the first time that inhaled resverat...
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Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Link Between Aging, Devastating Lung Disease

A Mayo Clinic study has shown evidence linking the biology of aging with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a disease that impairs lung function and causes shortness of breath, fa...
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