News tagged with american journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
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Heart rate recovery at one minute after a six-minute walking distance (6MWD) test is highly predictive of clinical worsening and time to clinical worsening in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict subsequent decline in lung function after particulate exposure, according to new research involving rescue personnel exposed to World Trade Center (WTC) dust.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Vitamin D levels are not related to acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) in patients with severe COPD, according to a large prospective cohort study involving 973 North American patients. ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Chicago have found important new relationships between obesity, sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and cognitive processing among elementary school children.
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Measuring specific, exercise-related responses can help physicians determine who may be more at risk for severe high altitude illness (SHAI), according to a study conducted by researchers in France. The researchers also found ...
Health Oct 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Although increased use of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV) nationwide has helped decrease mortality rates among patients hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a small group of patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have for the first time discovered sixteen new sections of the genetic code that relate to lung health -- opening up the possibility for better prevention as well as treatment for lung diseases.
Genetics Sep 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Treatment with the calcium-sensitizing drug levosimendan may be effective in improving muscle function in patients with respiratory muscle weakness, which often accompanies chronic diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
Medications Sep 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children with severe therapy-resistant asthma (STRA) may have poorer lung function and worse symptoms compared to children with moderate asthma, due to lower levels of vitamin D in their blood, according to researchers in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
UCLA researchers have found that the hormone estrogen may help reverse advanced pulmonary hypertension, a rare and serious condition that affects 2 to 3 million individuals in the U.S., mostly women, and can ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The American Thoracic Society has issued the first-ever guidelines on the use of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) that address when to use FENO and how to interpret FENO levels in different clinical settings. The guidelines, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Babies and toddlers with congenital heart disease are at an increased risk of having harmful toxins in their blood, particularly following surgery, according to research by a team at Imperial College London.
Cardiology Aug 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A higher proportion of female nurses among intensive care teams may decrease individuals' risk of professional burnout, according to Swiss researchers who studied the factors related to burnout in the high-stress setting ...
Health Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The benefits of continuous positive airway pressure machines (CPAP) for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are quickly reversed when the therapy is withdrawn, according to Swiss research.
Sleep apnea Aug 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Wearing compression stockings may be a simple low-tech way to improve obstructive sleep apnea in patients with chronic venous insufficiency, according to French researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0