News tagged with shortness of breath
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Mitral regurgitation is a common heart valve disorder, where blood flows backwards through the mitral valve when the heart contracts and reduces the amount of blood that is pumped out to the body. It is a serious condition ...
Cardiology Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Results presented today from the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Pilot Study show that almost 40% of patients undergoing a catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation have no underlying disease associated with the arrhythmia, ...
Cardiology Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A common deformity that cases a depression in the chest wall inhibits lung function as the cavity grows deeper, a national study of 327 patients published in the Journal of Pediatrics found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with clinically diagnosed superficial vein thrombosis (SVT), a blood clot in the veins just beneath the skin that commonly resolves on its own without treatment, are four to six times more likely to develop venous ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The FDA has announced the approval of Anascorp, the first drug designed to specifically treat and counteract the venomous stings of scorpions.
Medications Aug 05, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (11) | 0 |
In cardiac care, the mantra is fast becoming circumstance, circumstance, circumstance.
Medical research Aug 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hospice services substantially improved the provision of care and support for nursing home patients dying of dementia and their families, according to an analysis of survey responses from hundreds of bereaved family members. ...
Health Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Feeding a baby on only breast milk and for up to 6 months after birth can reduce their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, according to new research.
Health Jul 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Regular exercise may be a useful strategy for helping prevent the development of panic and related disorders, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
People who use a mist inhaler to deliver a drug widely prescribed in more than 55 countries to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be 52 percent more likely to die, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Intense distress and fear of dying, which many people experience when suffering the symptoms of a heart attack, are not only fairly common emotional responses but are also linked to biological changes that occur during the ...
Cardiology Jun 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A miniature, easy-to-carry ventilation system with a simple nasal mask may help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) become more active, according to research conducted at medical centers in California ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Baltimore have identified new compounds whichrelax airway muscles and may provide relief from shortness of breath for patients with COPD and asthma. The bitter-tasting compounds are at least as, if not more, ...
Medications May 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
German scientists have found a way of treating pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0