American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
(HealthDay)—For older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the likelihood of carotid artery thickening is increased and vulnerable lipid core plaques are more frequent than in controls ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Respiratory symptoms vary significantly during different stages of the menstrual cycle, with higher frequencies during the mid-luteal to mid-follicular stages, according to a new study.
Health Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for carotid artery plaque formation and for the presence of vulnerable plaques with a lipid core, according to a new study from researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to ambient air pollution from traffic during infancy is associated with lung function deficits in children up to eight years of age, particularly among children sensitized to common allergens, according to a new ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adult cystic fibrosis (CF) patients of low socioeconomic status (SES) have a greater chance of not being accepted for lung transplant after undergoing initial evaluation, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin/clavulanate improves moderate exacerbations in patients with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and significantly prolongs the time between exacerbations, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Untreated severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality in the elderly, and adequate treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may significantly reduce ...
Sleep apnea Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children exposed to diethyl phthalate (DEP) and butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP)—phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and plastic products—have elevated risk of asthma-related airway inflammation, according ...
Immunology Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with wheeze and asthma inpreschool children, even among children who were not exposed to maternal smoking late inpregnancy or after birth, according to a new study.
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An international research team, led from the University of Leeds, has found that a common anti-angina drug could help protect the heart against carbon monoxide poisoning.
Cardiology Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), well established as an effective treatment for severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is also effective in patients with mild and moderately severe OSA and daytime sleepiness, according ...
Sleep apnea Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with worse lung function and more rapid decline in lung function over time in smokers, suggesting that vitamin D may have a protective effect against the effects of smoking on lung function, ...
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified a subset of severe asthma that improves with drug regimens that suppress the immune system. In the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, they dubbed the condition asthmatic gr ...
Immunology Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston.
Inflammatory disorders Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have discovered a new vaccine candidate for the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa taking advantage of a new mechanism of immunity.
Medical research Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0