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Nov. 9 - 12

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Critical Errors In Inhaler Technique Common In Children With Asthma

In the first study to evaluate inhaler technique in children hospitalized for asthma -- the group at highest risk for complications and death from asthma -- researchers found ...
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Link Found Between C-Sections And Asthma, Allergies

Babies born via cesarean delivery may have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies, according to research out of the University at Albany School of Public He...
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You Can’t Exercise If You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month – the perfect time to bust some asthma myths that have been around for many years. “Asthma is a serious condition that affects more ...
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Hospital Study Finds Substantial Proportion Of Patients And Healthcare Workers Shed Flu Virus Before Symptoms Appear

New research examining influenza transmission in a tertiary hospital finds that a substantial proportion of patients and healthcare works shed the flu virus before the appeara...
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Safety-Net Hospitals Fare Better Under New Medicare Reimbursement Rules

New Medicare reimbursement rules provide some relief to safety-net hospitals, shifting the burden of financial penalties toward hospitals serving wealthier patient populations...
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Neighborhoods Can Affect The Need For Urgent Asthma Care

In a new study presented at CHEST 2017, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York aimed to determine if the associations between combustion-related air p...
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Diesel Exhaust Filtered Of Its Tiny Particles May Worsen Allergy-Induced Lung Impairment

Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not, according to new re...
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New Study Finds Millions Of Children Worldwide Develop Asthma Each Year Due To Traffic-Related Air Pollution

About 4 million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide air pollution, according to a study published today by researchers at the Geor...
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Force Of Lung Cancer Advocates Join American Lung Association To Ask Congress To Take Action And Save Lives Legislation

Through its LUNG FORCE initiative, the American Lung Association has united our nation to take a stand against lung cancer – the #1 cancer killer. Today, the American Lung Ass...
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Why Millions of Women Are Suffering in Silence with Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical litera...
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Integrating Infant Mental Health Into The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Bringing a baby into the world involves many firsts -- mothers and fathers are discovering their new roles, babies are learning what it means to live outside the womb, and the...
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Lung Disease Bronchiectasis Associated With High Frequency Of Allergy

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that patients with the lung disease bronchiectasis also often displ...
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Discovery Shows How Mucus Build-up, Not Infections, Triggers Cystic Fibrosis Lung Damage

The build-up of abnormally thick mucus and the associated inflammation appear to be the initiating cause of damage to the lungs of children with cystic fibrosis (CF), rather t...
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During April's Sarcoidosis Awareness Month, Patients Have Additional Support From The American Lung Association And Foundation For Sarcoidosis Research

Lifelong Chicago resident Debbie Davis was hospitalized at the age of 49 for a series of symptoms that included dry mouth, swollen lymph nodes and shortness of breath. She wa...
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'Smart' Pajamas Could Monitor And Help Improve Sleep

If you've ever dreamed about getting a good night's sleep, your answer may someday lie in data generated by your sleepwear. Researchers have developed pajamas embedded with se...
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Omega-3 And Omega-6 Fatty Acids May Play Opposite Roles In Childhood Asthma

Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their res...
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Rare Pediatric Double Lung-Heart Transplant Performed At The University Of Maryland Children's Hospital

A University of Maryland Medicine team performed a rare bilateral lung-heart transplant on a 12-year-old girl. The surgery was done at the University of Maryland Children’s Ho...
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Removing Barriers For Aspiring Doctors With Disabilities

Doctors with disabilities are rapidly changing stigmas, peer-to-peer learning, and outcomes for patients, yet remain underrepresented in the medical profession. Up to 10 perce...
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Pediatric Health Researchers Offer Insights For RSV Vaccine

In healthy adults, RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, feels like the common cold with a runny nose, chest congestion and cough. However, it is the second leading cause of de...
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Study: Protein Linked To Cancer Growth Drives Deadly Lung Disease

A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The disco...
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Flinn Foundation Funds NAU Microbiologist’s Study To Address Health Disparities Through Novel Therapeutic For Asthma

According to the National Institutes for Health, asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 300 million people worldwide—25 million in the U.S. alone, including 7 mi...
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Why Millions Of Women Are Suffering In Silence With Costochondritis, A 'Forgotten' Condition

Peter Askes PT, cert. MDT, CST and founder of the American Rib Pain Institute, recently published a book for patients with costochondritis. After three years of medical litera...
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Beyond The Movie "Five Feet Apart," A Real-Life Journey With Cystic Fibrosis

In more ways than one, Emily Schaller is a rock star. The vivacious, 37-year-old Detroit native played drums in a local band when she was younger. She remains larger than li...
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Non-Invasive Imaging Technique Valid For Identifying Small Airway Disease In The Lung

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), an inflammatory disease of the small airways in the lungs, affects 16 million Americans and is the fourth leading cause of death ...
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Academic Performance Of Urban Children With Asthma Worse Than Peers Without Asthma

Living in an urban area can negatively affect asthma outcomes – particularly for children. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of t...
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