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Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher has found ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In a paper published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the University of Aberdeen team also found links between the rate an unborn baby grows and its ch ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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
Telomeres, the body's own cellular clocks, may be a crucial factor underlying the development of emphysema, according to research from Johns Hopkins University.
Medical research Jul 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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pressure machines (CPAP) for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are quickly reversed when the therapy is withdrawn, according to Swiss research.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
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 |
Interactive video games, already known to improve motor function in recovering stroke patients, appear to safely enhance physical therapy for patients in intensive care units (ICU), new research from Johns Hopkins suggests.
Health Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS) produced marked dose-related increases in airflow in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients without arousing them from sleep, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders ...
Sleep apnea Nov 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A ground-breaking international study into the ways lungs grow and develop has challenged existing medical understanding that our lungs are completely formed by the age of three.
Medical research Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breastfeeding is associated with improved lung function at school age, particularly in children of asthmatic mothers, according to a new study from researchers in Switzerland and the UK.
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A cheap and safe antibiotic that is widely available in the developing world might have a new use as a tuberculosis (TB) treatment, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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
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
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
Patients suffering from the chronic lung condition COPD, which is the third-leading cause of death and disability in the United States, may benefit greatly from a three-times-a-week dose of an antibiotic, according to a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |