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Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With Scarring Lung Disease

Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, Johns Hopkins researchers have found that lower than normal blood levels of vitamin D w...
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Researcher Pursues Updated Vaccine Against Whooping Cough

Before the whooping-cough vaccine came into widespread use in the 1940s, about 9,000 American children died from the infection each year. Today, thanks to the vaccine’s effica...
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Study: Evaluation Of Performance Characteristics Of Panther Fusion Assays For The Detection Of Respiratory Viruses From Nasopharyngeal And Lower Respiratory Tract Specimens

ABSTRACT Accurate and rapid diagnosis is needed for timely intervention and clinical management of acute respiratory infections. Thisstudy evaluated performance characteristi...
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Queen's University Researchers Make Pneumonia Breakthrough

A chance conversation between researchers at Queen’s University Belfast led to their combined expertise in developing a ground-breaking approach for the treatment of pneumonia...
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David vs Goliath: How A Small Molecule Can Defeat Asthma Attacks

An invisible particle enters your lungs. The next thing you know breathing becomes difficult. You are having as asthma attack. Asthma is one of the most common and difficult t...
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A Hydrogel Restores Breathing After Spinal Cord Injury In Animal Models

One of the most severe outcomes of spinal cord injury from car accidents, sports impacts, or other neck trauma, is losing the ability to control breathing, with patients often...
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Mount Sinai Team Diagnoses Asthma With Nasal Brush Test

Mount Sinai researchers have identified a genetic biomarker of asthma that can be tested for using a simple nasal brush and basic follow-up data analysis. This inexpensive dia...
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Doctor Teams With Beaumont And GVSU: Invents Lifesaving Cough-Assist Device

The act of coughing may seem annoying, but for those who can no longer cough on their own because of a medical condition, it’s a matter of life and death. Today, more people a...
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Older Adults With Asthma Are Happier When They Have More Say In Their Care

It’s clear an increasing number of people want a say in their medical care. A new study shows older people with asthma are among those no longer content to say, “Up to you, D...
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Low Neighborhood “Walkability” Linked With Childhood Asthma

Children living in neighborhoods that are not conducive to walking are more likely to develop asthma and to continue to have this condition through later childhood, according ...
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Asthma And Flu: A Double Whammy

Asthma and respiratory viruses don't go well together. Weakened by the common cold or the flu, a person suffering an asthma attack often responds poorly to emergency treatment...
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Most Hospitals Now Require Workers To Get Flu Shots – Except Those That Treat Veterans, Study Finds

In just a few short months, hospitals across the country will start their annual push to make sure their workers get vaccinated against influenza, to protect themselves and ot...
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Ban E-cigarette Flavourings And Misleading Ads To Protect Youth, Says International Respiratory Group

In a statement published in the European Respiratory Journal, a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists from six continents have warned of the dangers posed to childre...
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Annual Conference On Orthopedics And Rheumatology

Annual Conference on Orthopedics and Rheumatology Venue: Bangkok, Thailand Date- September 6-7,2018 The medical specialty concerned with correction of deformities or function...
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Surgical Outcomes Equivalent Whether Physician Anesthesiologist Assisted By Nurse Anesthetist Or Anesthesiologist Assistant

Patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthe...
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Air Pollution Associated With Acute Respiratory Distress Hospitalization Of Elderly

In a new study, researchers found significant associations between seniors’ long-term exposure to two types of air pollution and hospitalization for acute respiratory distres...
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AVATS Surgery Shown To Be Option For Patients Deemed “Inoperable”

A new study demonstrates that awake video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (AVATS) – a minimally invasive procedure that is done under local anesthesia and sedation – is a safe ...
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Pregnant Smokers May Reduce Harm Done To Baby’s Lungs By Taking Vitamin C

Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C, according to a new randomized, controll...
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Quitting Smoking, But Not Cutting Back, Linked To Better Lung Health

Long-term light smokers appear to be at greater risk for lung function decline, emphysema and obstructive lung disease than heavy smokers who quit, according to new research p...
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Palliative Care May Reduce Suicide Risk In Veterans With Advanced Lung Cancer

Palliative care appears to reduce the risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung cancer, according to new research presented at the ATS 2018 International ...
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Research Supports Restrictions On Opioid-Containing Cough And Cold Medicines For Children

Prescription cough and cold medicines containing the opioid hydrocodone were more likely to cause serious side effects in children than those containing codeine, according to ...
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Multidisciplinary Lung Health Clinic Helps Low-Income Patients

A new study demonstrates that a comprehensive and multidisciplinary clinic for low-income and homeless individuals with respiratory disease can decrease no-show rates and prov...
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Eczema Drug Effective Against Severe Asthma

Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’ ability to breathe better th...
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In Utero Exposure To Carbon Monoxide Increases Infants’ Risk Of Poor Lung Function

ATS 2018, San Diego, CA –Exposure to elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in utero increases infants’ risk of poor lung function at one month after birth, according to new ...
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Ozone Exposure At Birth Increases Risk Of Asthma Development

A long-term study of the health of Canadian children has found that exposure to ozone (O3), a common air pollutant, at birth was associated with an 82% increased risk of devel...
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