News tagged with respiratory diseases
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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
(HealthDay)—Lead levels in young children in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades, according to government figures released Friday. But the new report on the environment and children's ...
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adding to the arsenal of evidence that smoking is bad for you, a large new study indicates that lifetime smokers cut 10 years off their life expectancy—a decade they can gain back if they ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Severity of emphysema, as measured by computed tomography (CT), is a strong independent predictor of all-cause, cardiovascular, and respiratory mortality in ever-smokers with or without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Shortages of key tuberculosis drugs are posing a real hazard to patients throughout the United States, a new report finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is well known that COPD patients run a higher risk of contracting respiratory infections. However, a new thesis from Lund University in Sweden shows that they are also at higher risk of other bacterial infections, such ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Metabolomics key to identifying disease pathway: Research reveals lactic acid's role in lung disease
(Medical Xpress)—Expertise at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory contributed to the understanding of the role of cellular metabolism in the pathogenesis of a currently untreatable lung disease. This ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
This year's flu season is in full swing with 41 states now reporting widespread illness.
Pediatrics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study released today from the upcoming issue of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS) found that taking early and repeated white blood cell counts (WBC) is critical in determining whether infant ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Passive smoking, also known as 'second-hand' smoke or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is known to cause serious cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, including coronary heart disease and lung cancer. However, until ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Male deaths from all-causes, but particularly cardiovascular and respiratory disease, could be significantly reduced with a decrease in biomass smoke (smoke produced by domestic cooking and heating and woodland fires), a ...
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1