News tagged with respiratory diseases
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Researchers have successfully tested in monkeys a vaccine against Nipah virus, a human pathogen that emerged in 1998 during a large outbreak of infection and disease among pigs and pig farmers in Southeast Asia. This latest ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A recent study of adults age 50 to 85 found that only 19 percent of those diagnosed with lung disease quit smoking within two years. Furthermore, the research showed that the vast majority of older adults who learn they have a chron ...
Health Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
India accounted for 56 percent of the world's new leprosy infections in 2010 despite declaring itself free of the nerve-destroying disease five years earlier, a report said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The UN's food agency and the OIE called on countries on Monday to comply with a 2011 global moratorium and destroy potentially dangerous rinderpest virus samples or put them into safe storage.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Just as the globalization of trade and travel is rapidly evolving, so is the globalization of infectious diseases and the need for cooperative approaches to detect, prevent and control them, according to Dr. David Dausey, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Training in mindfulness meditation or exercise is linked to a decrease in the severity and duration of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) in adults, according to a study published in the July/August ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
San Diego State University researchers at the Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center may have found the secret to helping the immune system fight off the flu before it gets you sick.
Immunology Jul 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Hong Kong on Thursday closed a popular tourist spot where hundreds of caged birds are on display after the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus was detected at one of the stalls.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Georgia scientists have discovered a new flu-fighting role for a well-known component of the immune system. Kimberly Klonowski, assistant professor of cellular biology in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and ...
Medical research Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lung transplant patients who took part in a three-month structured exercise program when they were discharged from hospital improved their health-related quality of life and reduced their risk of cardiovascular problems.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As leading figures in respiratory health from across the globe gather in Birmingham for the COPD8 conference ahead of World Spirometry Day, the European COPD Coalition (ECC) is calling on policy makers across Europe to recognise ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with serious mental illness (SMI), such as bipolar and major depressive disorders, have increased mortality and physical illness and use greater health care resources than people without mood disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Reports of low energy levels or feelings of fatigue could be used to predict risk of hospitalisation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study published online ahead of print in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified an immune system deficiency whose presence shows someone is up to four times likelier to die than a person without it. The glitch involves an antibody molecule called a free light chain; ...
Immunology Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |