News tagged with shortness of breath
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Asthma is the most common chronic illness in adolescents and children, affecting an estimated seven million children up to the age of 17 in the United States. The burden of asthma on children is substantial: kids with asthma ...
Immunology Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life, in a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and UCSF.
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 10-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization said Monday, the country's third fatality from the virulent disease this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday questioned the safety of DMAA, a stimulant used in dietary supplements, alleging that marketers were illegally selling the chemical.
Medications Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and shortness of breath found that opioids provided relief and improved their quality of life, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 12-year-old boy on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has died from bird flu, the fourth human death from the virus this year, an official said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A large population-based study has found that lung function and obstructive airway diseases are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of heart failure. Importantly, say the investigators, this association ...
Cardiology Feb 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is now offering patients with atrial fibrillation the breakthrough benefits of heat energy, or radio frequency waves, to irreversibly alter heart ...
Cardiology Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Heart failure is a leading cause of death in Canada. As part of the ongoing IMPACT-CABG clinical trial to treat advanced heart failure, physicians at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre performed the first cardiac stem cell transplant ...
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Accelerated growth in the first three months of life, but not fetal growth, is associated with an increased risk of asthma symptoms in young children, according to a new study from The Generation R Study Group at Erasmus ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of geneticists has identified five specific gene regions associated with asthma susceptibility among Japanese adults. Mayumi Tamari of the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Yokohama, led the research.
Genetics Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research released today by Breast Cancer Care and the University of Southampton reveals that more than a third (34 per cent) of women with secondary breast cancer are unnecessarily living with uncontrolled ...
Cancer Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis has found that coughing may signal trouble for patients with the lung-scarring disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The study, published in the journal Respirology, found that patients with the co ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance in the United States and affects 2 to 4 million Americans. It is usually a disease of aging, however it can affect people of all ages -- 1 percent of people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
People with asthma who are admitted to hospital with pandemic influenza H1N1 (swine flu) are half as likely to die or require intensive care than those without asthma, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0