News tagged with american journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
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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
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
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
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study from researchers in the UK. The severity of DPN ...
Sleep apnea Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
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 |
Cognitive and psychiatric impairments are common among long-term survivors of acute lung injury (ALI), and these impairments can be assessed using a telephone-based test battery, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Low serum adiponectin levels predict an increased future risk for developing asthma in middle-aged women, particularly among smokers, according to a new study.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The addition of changes in inflammatory biomarkers to established clinical variables improves the prediction of mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0