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(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include the best blood vessel for cardiac bypass grafts, rates of autism, five healthy lifestyle factors and their impact on mortality, and managing COPD
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(MedPage Today) -- COPD patients extend time away from doctors and hospital with add-on device
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(MedPage Today) -- Too early for recommendations, but rate of'moderate acute'exacerbation was reduced
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Conclusions: Treadmill aerobic training protects diaphragm muscle wasting induced by cigarette smoke exposure involving upregulation of antioxidant genes and downregulation of matrix metalloproteinases. PMID: 29789801 [PubMed - in process]
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In this study, we aimed to investigate the relation between PMA and mortality in all age groups in intensive care unit (UNIT). Materials and Method: The study consists of 362 consecutive patients. The demographic characteristics of patients, indications for ICU hospitalization, laboratory parameters, and clinical parameters consist of mortality and length of stay, and surgery history was obtained from intensive care archive records. Results: The mean age was 61.2 ± 18.2 years, and the percentage of female was 33.3%. The mean duration of stay was 10.3 ± 24.4 days. Exitus ratio, partial healing, and h...
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Coronary CT angiography was on a par with conventional percutaneous angiography for answering the question of'CABG or PCI? 'Medscape Medical News
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For some, symptoms of autism can hamper their daily lives, but drugs to mitigate these have floundered during trials. Shafali Jeste has an idea of why
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A procedure called CEASE therapy is based on the scientifically unsupported claim that most autism spectrum disorder is caused by vaccines.
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A procedure called CEASE therapy is based on the scientifically unsupported claim that most autism spectrum disorder is caused by vaccines.
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Conclusion: While the integrated, per capita, exposure of PM for a large fraction of the first-world may be less than 1 mg per day, links between several syndromes, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, loss of cognitive function, anxiety, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), hypertension, stroke, and PM exposure have been suggested. This article reviews and summarizes such links reported in the literature.
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Conclusion: Going beyond the powerful scientific and economic arguments for urgent action to reduce the burning of fossil fuels is the strong moral imperative to protect our most vulnerable populations. Citation: Perera FP. 2017. Multiple threats to child health from fossil fuel combustion: impacts of air pollution and climate change. Environ Health Perspect 125:141–148; http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/EHP299 Address correspondence to F.P. Perera, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th St. ...
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