News tagged with respiratory diseases
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Study reveals UK's declining health performance compared to other high income countries over past 20 years
Six decades of universal free health care, the introduction of widespread public health initiatives (e.g., tobacco control, cancer screening, and immunization), and substantial increases in health expenditure have failed ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Pharmacy researchers at the University of Florida have isolated a new marine compound they believe may lead to improved drug therapies for pulmonary diseases by inhibiting their progression rather than ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Improving housing can improve health, particularly when interventions are targeted at those in the poorest health, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The authors say their review underscores the im ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among healthy adults who were administered a cold virus, those with shorter telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in certain cells were more likely to develop experimentally-induced upper respiratory infection ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The new coronavirus that has emerged in the Middle East is well-adapted to infecting humans but could potentially be treated with immunotherapy, according to a study to be published on February 19 in mBio, the online open-a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pompe disease, a severe glycogen storage disease appearing in Lapphunds is caused by a genetic defect in acid α-glucosidase gene. The same genetic mutation also causes the equivalent disease in humans. Based ...
Genetics Feb 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—British officials say a mysterious virus related to SARS may have spread between humans, as they confirmed the 11th case worldwide of the new coronavirus in a patient who they say probably caught it ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Whether it's lush palms or piney groves, the health of trees in your neighborhood might influence your physical health, a new study suggests.
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A British resident has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal SARS-like virus, British health authorities said on Monday, in the 10th confirmed case worldwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bronchiectasis is independently associated with an increased mortality risk in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD, according to a new study from researchers in Spain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Risk factors have been identified for medical complications following cervical spine surgery, with cardiac and pulmonary complications correlating with death within two years, according to research ...
Surgery Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Thanks to Kansas State University research, part of a healthy diet can include a hamburger rich with omega-3 fatty acids.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Cambridge researchers have discovered how an antibiotic-resistant superbug exploits oxygen-limited conditions in the lungs of patients with severe respiratory disease to thrive.
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Signing death certificates is not always straightforward and has long-term ramifications on mortality data and funding, according to a report published by the American Medical Association (AMA).
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0