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COPD Death Rates Are Falling In Many Countries But The Total Number Of Deaths Is Increasing

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death rates fell in most countries between 1995 and 2017, but the total number of COPD deaths increased in many countries over the...
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Virtual And Mixed Reality Inferior To Traditional Learning In Anatomy Education

A study from McMaster University has shown that traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media. The research suggests that virtual ...
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VUMC Offering New Minimally Invasive Emphysema Therapy

Vanderbilt University Medical Center will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema. The procedure, called...
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Surgery Provides ‘Oldest Old’ Lung Cancer Patients With Excellent 5-Year Survival

Many patients with early stage lung cancer who are age 90 years and older do not receive treatment; however, surgery in this nonagenarian population should be considered becau...
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Think Twice About Vaping

Since vaping and e-cigarettes have become more popular over the last several years, many patients—particularly during conversations about quitting smoking—have asked me, “Is v...
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Keeping Allergies And Asthma At Bay Is The Best Holiday Gift

If you’re wondering what to get the loved ones in your life for the holidays, consider the gift of health – or at least the offer of relief from allergy and asthma symptoms. ...
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ATS, CDC, ERS And IDSA Publish New Clinical Guideline For The Treatment And Prevention Of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

The American Thoracic Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, European Respiratory Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America have published an offici...
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Teens And Vaping: What Parents Need To Know

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked vaping to over 1,600 cases of lung injury and 34 deaths throughout the United States. There have been 34 r...
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Study Finds No Such Thing As A Low-Risk Surgery For Frail Patients

Even a minor surgery such as a laparoscopic gallbladder removal can prove to be a high-risk and even fatal procedure for frail patients, according to new research published in...
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Research Points To Possible Target To Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Or IPF

Long-held dogma says lung fibrosis in diseases like idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, results from recurrent injury to alveolar epithelium that is followed by dysregulate...
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All Asthma Patients Should Have A Plan For An Asthma Attack

The tragic death of 13-year-old Broadway actress Laurel Griggs last week from a severe asthma attack highlights the need for effective asthma control and a plan for dealing wi...
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Respiratory Groups Call For An End To Preventable Pneumonia Deaths

In support of World Pneumonia Day, Nov. 12, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a member, calls for an end to pr...
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‘It’s Not About Just Surviving. It’s About Seeing My Patients Living Normally’

Dr. Eugene Chang was 25, recently engaged and halfway through a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency in Vancouver when he started feeling sick. Fatigue, dizziness ...
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New Diagnostic Criteria Proposed For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Researchers at National Jewish Health and dozens of leading institutions around the nation have proposed new criteria for diagnosing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COP...
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Life-Threatening Lung Inflammation Linked To Vaping In 16-Year-Old

The fluid in e-cigarettes may cause a potentially life threatening lung inflammation in those who are susceptible, warn doctors in the Archives of Disease in Childhood after t...
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Self-Cannibalizing Mitochondria May Set The Stage For ALS Development

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new phenomenon in the brain that could explain the development of early stages of neurodegeneration that is seen in diseases...
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Physicians Create Guide For Identifying, Treating Vaping Lung Illness

As lung injuries from vaping continue to rise across the United States, Rochester physicians and New York health leaders developed a new tool to assist in the diagnosis and tr...
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Black And Elderly Patients Less Likely To Receive Lung Cancer Treatments

Only about 6 in 10 lung cancer patients in the United States receive the minimal lung cancer treatments recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines, ac...
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Three-Drug Combo Improves Lung Function In Most Common Genetic Form Of Cystic Fibrosis

A phase three clinical trial that UT Southwestern participated in determined that a three-drug combination improved lung function and reduced symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF) ...
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Think You’re Allergic To Penicillin? You Are Probably Wrong

More than 30 million people in the United States wrongly believe they are allergic to penicillin – resulting in millions of dollars in added health care costs, adverse side ef...
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Everyone Who Works In Health Care Needs To Know About Opioids; This Free New Online Course Can Help

Even if they never write a single prescription for an opioid painkiller, or care for someone who has overdosed on heroin or fentanyl, people who work in every area of American...
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Lean Hospitals? How Lessons From Manufacturing Can Improve Health Care

The philosophy of maximizing customer value while minimizing waste — has long been hailed as a panacea for low productivity and poor performance. Introduced decades ago throug...
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Protecting Your Lungs From Wildfire Smoke

Wildfires continue to burn throughout Southern California, forcing many people to evacuate their homes and workplaces. Even if you don't live in an evacuation zone, smoke fro...
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Tampa General Hospital Is First In The World To Launch OnMed Telemedicine Station

OnMed®, an innovative health technology company providing affordable access to quality care, today announced a partnership and first deployment of its breakthrough telemedici...
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Research Tests Speed Of Drones In Responding To Medical Emergency Scenarios

Could drones be used someday to deliver life-saving medications or interventions in the case of a child's emergency, a drug overdose or in response to a mass casualty scene? A...
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