News tagged with respiratory disorders
(HealthDay)—Simponi (golimumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.
Medications May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among patients with the lung disorder non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, treatment with the antibiotic azithromycin resulted in improvement in symptoms but also increased the risk of antibiotic resistance, according to a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Outdoor heat is associated with a significantly increased risk of emergency hospitalization for respiratory disorders in the elderly, according to a large epidemiological study of more than 12.5 million Medicare beneficiaries.
Health Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The first medication to treat diarrhea in people with HIV/AIDS who take antiretroviral drugs has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who suffer from breathing disorders such as sleep apnea are usually at higher risk for cardiovascular disease. But an intriguing new study from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology scientists ...
Sleep apnea Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is untreatable and fatal. Nerve cells in the spinal cord die, eventually taking away a person's ability to move or even breathe. A ...
Medical research Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Children who had in-utero exposure to ischemic-hypoxic conditions, situations during which the brain is deprived of oxygen, were significantly more likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder later in life ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study that identifies ways to reduce the factors that lead to an asthma attack gives hope to asthma sufferers. A UCSF researcher and his colleagues believe they have found a way to help asthma sufferers by impeding ...
Inflammatory disorders Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Children with neurologic disorders such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability or epilepsy are at increased risk of dying from flu, a new study says.
Pediatrics Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of scientists, including faculty at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), have discovered a gene that influences survival time in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). ...
Genetics Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the majority of bariatric surgery patients being treated for obesity have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but report fewer symptoms than other sleep ...
Sleep apnea Aug 09, 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
Prior treatment with inhaled corticosteroids in patients with respiratory disorders who develop community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is associated with a lower incidence and severity of parapneumonic effusion, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, working with Shriners Hospital for Children and other institutions, have identified a promising new treatment for a rare and sometimes life-threatening ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Antidepressants and pregnancy: Women must consider the impact of drugs on baby, and of depression on baby, themselves
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine. But what about antidepressants?
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0