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Differences in Adherence Barriers to Inhaled Medicines between Japanese Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma Evaluated using the "Adherence Starts with Knowledge 20" (ASK-20) Questionnaire. Intern Med. 2018 Sep 12;: Authors: Toyama T, Kawayama T, Kinoshita T, Imamura Y, Yoshida M, Takahashi K, Fujii K, Higashimoto I, Hoshino T Abstract Objective This multicenter, cross-sectional, non-interventional trial aimed to investigate adherence barriers to inhaled medicines when compared with oral medicines in Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
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Addiction,Volume 0, Issue ja, -Not available-.
Source: Addiction - Category: Addiction Authors: Source Type: research
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
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Publication date: Available online 26 July 2018Source: Journal of the Saudi Heart AssociationAuthor(s): Ahmed Abuosa, Jamilah AlRahimi, Nasir Mansour, Ashar Bilal, Atif AlQubbany, Akram NeyazAbstractA case of a young Saudi patient with a previous diagnosis of bronchial asthma, nasal polyps, and chronic smoker, presented with atypical chest pain, elevated serum troponin and borderline ischemic electrocardiogram (ECG) changes, with no significant regional wall motion abnormalities at bedside echocardiography is reported. The patient was admitted to the coronary care unit for continuous monitoring as possible acute coronary s...
Source: Journal of the Saudi Heart Association - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
ConclusionsSelf-reported adult-onset AD is common and has distinct phenotypes with lesional predilection for the hands and/or head/neck.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Adherence barriers to inhaled medicines in Japanese older patients with asthma evaluated using the "Adherence Starts with Knowledge 20" (ASK-20) questionnaire. J Asthma. 2018 Jul 04;:1-37 Authors: Sasaki J, Kawayama T, Yoshida M, Takahashi K, Fujii K, Machida K, Kinoshita T, Hoshino T Abstract OBJECTIVE: We investigated adherence barriers to inhaled medicines among older compared to younger adults with asthma in Japan. METHODS: Adherence barriers to inhaled medicines were evaluated in 251 Japanese older (n = 138) and younger (n = 113) adults with asthma using t...
Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
ConclusionsSelf-reported adult-onset AD is common and has distinct phenotypes with lesional predilection for the hands and/or head/neck.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The pulmonary effects of alcohol misuse are many but further investigations into the mechanism by which alcohol might predispose to lung cancer are necessary. PMID: 29941207 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
This report summarizes results from the 2017 national YRBS for 121 health-related behaviors and for obesity, overweight, and asthma by demographic subgroups defined by sex, race/ethnicity, and grade in school and by sexual minority status; updates the numbers of sexual minority students nationwide; and describes overall trends in health-related behaviors during 1991-2017. This reports also summarizes results from 39 state and 21 large urban school district surveys with weighted data for the 2017 YRBSS cycle by sex and sexual minority status (where available). RESULTS: Results from the 2017 national YRBS indicated that...
Source: MMWR Surveill Summ - Category: Epidemiology Authors: Tags: MMWR Surveill Summ Source Type: research
The YRBS monitors six categories of priority health behaviors among high school students-behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity-plus the prevalence of obesity and asthma.
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