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Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

Paralysis is just one of the many serious health problems faced by patients who suffer spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord patients also are at higher risk for cardiovascular d...
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Hunterdon Healthcare Patients Benefit From VeinViewer® To Reduce Sticks And PICCs

Hunterdon Medical Center, a 178-bed non-profit community hospital, and Christie Medical Holdings, Inc., a global leader in portable vein finders, today announced that use of t...
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Scientists Isolate New Antibodies To Fight Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Researchers from VIB, UGent, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and several collaborators developed a new antiviral strategy to fight human respiratory syncytial virus...
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Potential New Treatment Combats COPD And Other Lung Diseases

New research published online in The FASEB Journal reveals a potential drug to combat the life-threatening effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Specificall...
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Support For Health Professionals Reduces Unnecessary Use Of Antibiotics In Hospitals

An updated Cochrane Review published has identified effective and safe ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals. Guidelines and policies that promote better ...
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Chinese Air Pollution Linked To Respiratory And Cardiovascular Deaths

In the largest epidemiological study conducted in the developing world, researchers found that as exposures to fine particulate air pollution in 272 Chinese cities increase, s...
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Gene Variant Identified For Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility

Kawasaki disease (KD) is the most common acquired heart disease in children. Untreated, roughly one-quarter of children with KD develop coronary artery aneurysms — balloon-lik...
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Telehealth Platform Provides Home Care Patients With Bluetooth-Enabled Tablets To Monitor Care

Enhancing the telemonitoring services it has been delivering for more than a decade, the Northwell Health Home Care Network today announced an agreement with Hoboken, NJ-based...
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A “Release And Kill” Strategy May Aid Treatment Of Tuberculosis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been called “the perfect pathogen.” These bacteria hijack human macrophages, persist inside the cells to evade immune destruction, and then prev...
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Mixing Opioids And Alcohol May Increase Likelihood Of Dangerous Respiratory Complication, Especially In the Elderly, Study Finds

Taking one oxycodone tablet together with even a modest amount of alcohol increases the risk of a potentially life-threatening side effect known as respiratory depression, whi...
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Yale Study: 1 In 4 Teen E-Cigarette Users Have Tried 'Dripping'

Yale researchers found in a study that one in four high schoolers who use electronic cigarettes are inhaling vapors produced by dripping e-liquids directly onto heating coils,...
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UNC Researchers Find New Potential Route To Treat Asthma

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine believe they have isolated a protein that, when missing or depleted, can cause airway constriction, production of mucus, chest tightn...
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Penn Researchers Identify Missing Link For Fighting Viral Pneumonia

Viral infections that occur in a patient’s lungs are a significant cause of hospitalization and death among children and the elderly. According to the Centers for Disease Cont...
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Research On Short-Term Effects Of Air Pollution On The Health Of Airways Of Children With Chronic Respiratory Complaints

Starting in 2017, researchers will commence their study in Eindhoven on the effects of days with high air pollution on respiratory complaints, medication use and lung function...
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Monoclonal Antibody Given To Preterm Babies May Reduce Wheeze Later

Preterm babies given the monoclonal antibody palivizumab to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) also appear less likely to develop recurrent wheeze, at least until the a...
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Breathing Molecule Discovered: Vital To Treating Respiratory Conditions

Professor Nicholas Dale at the School of Life Sciences has identified Connexin26 (Cx26) as a key molecule that reacts to CO2 in our bodies and activates breathing. Cx26 molec...
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Link Between Sleep, Cognitive Impairment In The Elderly

Daytime sleepiness is very common in the elderly with prevalence rates of up to 50 percent. Caused by sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), a disruption of normal breathing during...
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Updated Cystic Fibrosis Diagnosis Guidelines

An international research group of 32 experts from nine countries has updated the guidelines for diagnosing the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. The researchers expect that th...
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University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Opens First Stem Cell Study In Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

A 39-year-old man with cystic fibrosis (CF) made history by becoming the first person to receive human adult stem cells in a new research study that researchers hope will some...
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Oral Devices Reduce Sleep Apnea But May Not Affect Heart Disease Risk Factors

In patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), oral appliances that treat the condition by moving the lower jaw forward appear to improve sleep but not reduce key risk...
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Precision Medicine: UAB Study Creates ‘Mini-Lung’ To Study Effect Of Pulmonary Fibrosis Drugs

Pulmospheres, three dimensional multicellular spheroids composed of lung cells from individual patients, were shown to be effective in predicting the efficacy of medications f...
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When Do Teens With Food Allergies Take Fewer Risks?

More support from friends, family and school was linked to less risk-taking among adolescents and young adults with food allergies, according to a study published in the Journ...
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Living Without Lungs For Six Day Saves A Mom’s Life

In a bold and very challenging move, thoracic surgeons at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network removed severely infected lungs from a dying mom, keeping her al...
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New Tuberculosis Therapy Could Be More Potent Than Current Treatments

Taking a new approach toward tuberculosis therapy, a UCLA-led research team has devised a potential drug regimen that could cut the treatment time by up to 75%, while simultan...
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Vanderbilt Studies Find Tonsillectomies Offer Only Modest Benefits

Removing tonsils modestly reduced throat infections in the short term in children with moderate obstructive sleep-disordered breathing or recurrent throat infections, accordin...
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