News tagged with breathing function
Patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) typically suffer from depression more frequently than those without COPD, resulting in higher levels of disability and illness and increasing the overall ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
First large scale community study into the value of group singing for older people with lung disease
The research was undertaken by Canterbury Christ church University's Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, following a grant of £130,000 from The Dunhill Medical Trust.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results from a meta-analysis of 11 independent amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research studies are giving hope to the ALS community by showing, for the first time, that the fatal disease ...
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDayNews)—Bystander CPR saves more lives when just chest compression is performed without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, a new study from Japan shows.
Cardiology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have found that medications currently used to immobilize patients during surgery can increase the risk of postoperative respiratory complications. Their study being published ...
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new approach to lung scanning could improve the diagnosis and treatment of a lung disease that affects approximately 24 million Americans and is the country's third-highest cause of death.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A large population-based study has found that lung function and obstructive airway diseases are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of heart failure. Importantly, say the investigators, this association ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
British doctors on Tuesday said they had cured a baby boy of a life-threatening liver disease using a pioneering treatment in which cells are injected into the abdomen.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
The negative effects that premature birth can have on the lungs of babies could be as severe in moderately premature babies as those born extremely prematurely but may be reversed in their teenage years, according to a new ...
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with chronic conditions are likely to change their preferences for receiving emergency procedures in the event of cardiac arrest, according to new findings.
Other Sep 26, 2011 | 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
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine bridged a spinal cord injury and biologically regenerated lost nerve connections to the diaphragm, restoring breathing in an adult rodent model of spinal cord ...
Medical research Jul 13, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international research team led by Queen's University have developed a ground breaking treatment for Cystic Fibrosis sufferers. The new drug will benefit sufferers who have the 'Celtic Gene', a genetic mutation which ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0