Autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis complicated with infections: a nationwide surveillance study in Japan

Conclusions: Frequency of infection in APAP cases were similar to the previous report. Infection might improve or deteriorate the clinical course of APAP.Financial support: This study was partially granted from AMED; DLD/14526278 to Y. Inoue and T. Arai and PAP/14526182 to Y. Inoue.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease Source Type: research

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Remdesivir can help patients with moderate Covid-19 pneumonia recover, drugmaker Gilead Sciences announced Monday. Outside experts are not calling this a "game changer" quite yet.
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Resumo Os sintomas respirat órios, principalmente o desenvolvimento de quadros de síndrome do desconforto respiratório agudo grave, dominam a discussão e as preocupações iniciais da população e dos profissionais de saúde. Entretanto, o sistema cardiovascular é bastante afetado por essas condições e, muitas vezes, é o responsável por complicações e mortalidade desses pacientes. Com o objetivo de mostrar as implicações cardiovasculares em pacientes infectados pela COVID-19 e a importância do iso...
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Abstract The novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) outbreak occurred in Wuhan, China at the end of 2019. Here, we report the clinical characteristics and therapeutic procedure for a case of severe NCP. The patient was started on glucocorticoids and non-invasive ventilator treatment. After treatment, the patient ’ s symptoms improved, and the status was confirmed as NCP negative. Our results may provide clues for the treatment of NCP.
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The most commonly invoked rationale for giving steroids in patients with severe COVID-19 is to modulate the destructive inflammatory immune response that occurs with advancing disease.Medscape Medical News
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The marquee drug in the fight against Covid-19 helped most "moderate" Covid pneumonia patients improve after five days but those treated over 10 days did not see an improvement that was statistically significant. Covid pneumonia patients who didn't require ventilation and were given remdesivir from based Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) over five days were 65% more likely to see clinical improvement after 11 days than those who received standard of care, the Foster City-based company said Monday.…
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Scientists use kirigami techniques to create a sole with pop-up, high-friction spikesThe Japanese art of paper cutting and folding, or kirigami, has led to mind-bending 3D structures from 2D sheets, including spectacular pop-up designs. But now researchers have been getting to grips with the technique for a very down-to-earth reason: creating non-slip shoes.Scientists have revealed they have developed a kirigami-inspired sole, where tiny spikes pop up from its surface as the shoe is bent during walking. The team found the spikes enhance grip, which could help prevent potentially fatal falls.Continue reading...
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Conclusion: One of the causes for decrease in BD rates may be due to the introduction of the 400 ml BD program in Japan.RESUMO: Objetivo: Esclarecer que uma das causas para a diminui ção das taxas de doação de sangue (BP) foi a introdução do programa de doação de sangue BP de 400 mL em 1986. Método: As taxas de BP foram monitoradas ao longo de 48 anos (1965-2012) e divididas em períodos pré e pós-intervenção antes da análise. Uma análise de séries temporais in terrompidas foi realizada usando dados anuais ...
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The following is a guest article by Rick Halton, VP Marketing &Product, Lumeon. I’m sure you’ve seen the iconic movie ‘Lost In Translation’ set in Japan – with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson – it’s about what goes unsaid. The cast spends the whole time communicating through technology or interpreters. Bob and Charlotte are the two […]
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Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Respiratory Medicine Case ReportsAuthor(s): Yuichi Ikuyama, Yosuke Wada, Kazunari Tateishi, Yoshiaki Kitaguchi, Masanori Yasuo, Atsuhito Ushiki, Kazuhisa Urushihata, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Hiroshi Kamijo, Atsuyoshi Mita, Hiroshi Imamura, Masayuki Hanaoka
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Publication date: Available online 31 May 2020Source: Respiratory Medicine Case ReportsAuthor(s): Chie Watanabe, Jun Miyata, Kotoba Esaki, Ryohei Suematsu, Tomoya Sano, Takayuki Yamamoto, Hisashi Sasaki, Yohei Maki, Yoichi Tagami, Yoshifumi Kimizuka, Yuji Fujikura, Keiichi Ito, Akihiko Kawana
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