News tagged with airway function
A study in Australia suggests that reduced lung function in infancy was associated with wheezing beyond childhood at 18 years of age, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. ...
Pediatrics Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Even a small amount of extra weight can have a negative effect on the lung function of Hispanic and black children, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children normalizes disturbances in the neuronal network responsible for attention and executive function, according to a new study.
Sleep apnea May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
May is asthma awareness month, and with summer right around the corner, a study shows that doctors may be closer to understanding why patients with mild asthma have such difficulty breathing during hot, humid weather. The ...
Immunology Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Men who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are seeing another potential benefit from continuous positive airway pressure therapy, or CPAP: improved sexual function and satisfaction in non-diabetic men under age 60.
Sleep apnea Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A research team from the Netherlands assessed the impact of wine and resveratrol (a natural polyphenol found in high quantities in red wine) on lung function. It also looked at genetic factors and mechanisms by which resveratrol ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—There is increasing evidence that the small airways contribute significantly to the clinical expression and severity of asthma, according to research published online Nov. 9 in Allergy.
Immunology Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A common deformity that cases a depression in the chest wall inhibits lung function as the cavity grows deeper, a national study of 327 patients published in the Journal of Pediatrics found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People with obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to stick to prescribed treatment when a partner or parent is involved with their treatment, according to a team of sleep researchers.
Sleep apnea Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified two types of structural changes in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with frequent exacerbations, or episodes ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0