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Don’t Let Back To School Mean Back To Allergy And Asthma Symptoms

For kids with allergies and asthma, summer break from school can also mean a break from their symptoms. When school starts up again in the fall, classrooms are often filled wi...
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Finger-Prick Blood Test Could Safely Reduce Antibiotic Use In Patients With COPD

A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), acc...
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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: New Analysis Shows Drug Slows Down Respiratory Decline

Duchenne muscular dystrophy occurs in boys and is characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness leading to a decline in respiratory function. Strategies to arr...
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New CT Scan Analysis Predicts Respiratory Illness And Death In COPD

CT scans of the lungs of smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — when analyzed by a mathematical function called airway fractal dimension — can estimate increased...
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‘Chaos’ In The Home Linked To Poor Asthma Control In Children

A chaotic household – one where things just don’t seem to run smoothly, there’s lots of noise, little gets taken care of in a timely manner, and where relaxation is difficult ...
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Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics – Especially As They Leave The Hospital

A million times a year, pneumonia sends American adults to the hospital. And while antibiotics help save lives, a new study shows two-thirds receive more antibiotics than they...
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Childhood Respiratory Disorders May Be Diagnosed With A Smartphone

Automated cough analysis technology incorporated in a smartphone app could help to diagnose childhood respiratory disorders, according to a study published in the open access ...
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OSA Patients With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness At Greatest Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who experience excessive sleepiness while awake appear to be at far greater risk for cardiovascular diseases than those without exces...
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Mutation Discovery Leads To Precise Treatment For Child With Severe Lymphatic Disorder

Faced with a preteen boy in pain and struggling to breathe from a severe, deteriorating rare condition, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia identified the respo...
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Seven-Country Study Reveals Viruses As New Leading Cause Of Global Childhood Pneumonia

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other viruses now appear to be the main causes of severe childhood pneumonia in low- and middle-income countries, highlighting the need f...
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Scientists Developing Way To Help Premature Babies Breathe Easier News for You

Researchers suggest a possible cell-based therapy to stimulate lung development in fragile premature infants who suffer from a rare condition called Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia...
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New Research Hopes To Identify Individuals At Risk Of Clinically Significant COPD

New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham provides evidence, for the first time, for physicians to continue using the spirometry criteria set by major respirat...
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Shorter Rotations In Intensive Care Units Mitigate Burnout Among Physicians

Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only seven days helps mitigate burnout among cri...
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Cannabidiol Is A Powerful New Antibiotic

New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and S...
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Inhaling Air Pollution-Like Irritant Alters Defensive Heart-Lung Reflex For Hypertension

Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical and epidemiological studies have d...
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Good Physical Fitness In Middle Age Linked To Lower Chronic Lung Disease Risk

Good heart and lung (cardiorespiratory) fitness in middle age is associated with a lower long term risk of chronic lung disease (COPD), suggests Danish research published onli...
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Study Shows Healthcare Workers Often Care For Patients While Ill

Large numbers of healthcare workers risk transmitting respiratory viruses to patients and co-workers by attending work even when they have symptoms, according to a study publi...
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Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked By U.S. News & World Report

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide. The e...
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6 "Firsts" In Advancing Regenerative Medicine Toward Patient Care

A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body's ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minne...
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Researchers’ Discovery Could Lead To Improved Therapies For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein could play a major r...
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Adjuvant That Prevents Vaccine-Enhanced Respiratory Disease In RSV Identified

A unique adjuvant, a substance that enhances the body's immune response to toxins and foreign matter, can prevent vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease, a sickness that has pos...
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Make Sure Your Red, White And Blue Celebration Is Allergy- And Asthma-Free

If red, white and blue equals hives, tissues and shortness of breath due to asthma, your Fourth of July celebration isn’t headed in the right direction. Independence Day and o...
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The Nicotine In E-Cigarettes Appears To Impair Mucus Clearance

E-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to hamper mucus clearance from the airways, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Jou...
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Sharp Mary Birch Hospital For Women & Newborns Announces World's Smallest Surviving Baby

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, the largest maternity hospital in California, is proud to announce the birth of the world's smallest baby ever to survive. Wei...
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Pilot Study Shows Untapped Resource To Help People Quit Smoking

As “World No Tobacco Day” approaches on Friday, May 31, results from a pilot study show there may be another path to help people who want to quit smoking. A study led by Kell...
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