News tagged with breathing problems
(HealthDay)—The widening American waistline may be feeding an epidemic of sleep apnea, potentially robbing millions of people of a good night's rest, a new study suggests.
Sleep apnea May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a new once-a-day inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline for patients with chronic lung disease.
Medications May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By 2030, you—and every U.S. taxpayer—could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement.
Cardiology Apr 24, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
A panel of U.S. respiratory experts voted Wednesday in favor of approving an experimental inhaler drug from GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance for treating chronic lung disease.
Medications Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A vocal cord problem that restricts athletes' breathing is often misdiagnosed as exercise-induced asthma, a small new study suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study found that obstructive sleep apnea, a common form of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), is associated with increased rates of ADHD-like behavioral problems in children as well as other adaptive and learning problems.
Sleep apnea Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Southampton are planning to investigate tests for a breathing disorder that affects babies and children who have Down syndrome while they sleep. They aim to provide the missing evidence so ...
Sleep apnea Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children who are given codeine for pain relief after surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids are at risk for overdose and death, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu killed a 26-year-old Jordanian man on Sunday, Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said on Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A suspected norovirus outbreak has killed four people and infected almost 100 others at a hospital in the Japanese city of Yokohama south of Tokyo, officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nine Palestinians have died in an outbreak of the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu, the office of Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad said on Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Asthmatic children in New York City neighborhoods with high rates of asthma make many more visits to the emergency room (ER) than those who live in other parts of the city. While socioeconomic factors such as lack of adequate ...
Pediatrics Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People who take the prescription quit-smoking drug Chantix may be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, and doctors should weigh the risks of the drug against it benefits, the U.S. Food ...
Medications Dec 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
In order to widen the narrowed airways in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), tiotropium bromide (tiotropium in brief) is one of the drugs available that can be prescribed for inhalation. The German ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children with sleep-related breathing problems (such as snoring or apnea) frequently have concurrent behavioral sleep problems (such as waking repeatedly)—and vice versa, according to research led by a scientist at Albert ...
Health Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0