Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the Illness

Title: Asthmatic Teens Even More Likely to Vape Than Those Without the IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

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Condition:   Asthma Interventions:   Drug: Masitinib;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   AB Science Recruiting
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Merck and Bayer have been granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for the collaborative Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Artificial Intelligence Pattern Recognition software. CTEPH can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are similar to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms. CTEPH affects five people per million annually worldwide. Computed tomography pulmonary angiography and a ventilation/perfusion scan can be used to determine if thromboembolic occlusion is causing pulmonary hypertension in patients. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design &Outsourc...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Bayer Merck Source Type: news
MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- For individuals with asthma, increased fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure is associated with increased weekly rescue inhaler use, according to a study published online Nov. 26 in the Proceedings of the National Academy...
Source: - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Clinical laboratory leaders will want to pay close attention to a significant development in Maryland. The state’s All-Payer Medicare program—the nation’s only all-payer hospital rate regulation system—is broadening in scope to include outpatient services starting Jan. 1. The expanded program could impact independent medical laboratories, according to the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA), which told Dark […]
Source: Dark Daily - Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Uncategorized All-Payer Model anatomic pathology asthma Blue Cross and Blue Shie Source Type: news
ConclusionsExposure to household pollution is associated with poorer control, greater severity, and poorer pulmonary function; double-exposed individuals have a greater risk of severe asthma and decreased lung function than those exposed only to household pollution.
Source: Clinical and Translational Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Sputum induction for biomarker assessment in early drug development is feasible in HSs and APs, but only modestly reproducible in HSs. The technique is complex and time consuming.
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Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
qua G Abstract The current developments of the new biological drugs targeting interleukin 5 (IL-5) and IL-5 receptor allowed to expand the treatment options for severe hypereosinophilic asthma. Clinicians will then be able to choose between antibodies targeting either circulating IL-5 or its receptor expressed on eosinophils and basophils. The available clinical trials consistently reported favorable results about the reduction of exacerbations rate, improvement in quality of life, and sparing of the systemic steroid use, with a favorable safety profile. Two of these new drugs are administered subcutaneously, mepo...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
This study describes the different types of congenital vascular rings according to their anatomy, symptoms and age at clinical onset and report the surgical outcomes.Methods– A retrospective observational database study was conducted, reviewing the medical charts of 69 adult survivors with a history of a vascular ring, identified from the Dutch CONCOR database.Results– Median age at presentation was 8.5 years (0 – 53.0 years). Thirty patients (43.5%) had a “left aortic arch with aberrant right subclavian artery” (LAARSA), 21 patients (30.4%) a “double aortic arch” (DAA) and 16 pati...
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Abstract Respiratory immunology poses the dual questions of how to grapple with lung infection as one of the greatest unmet global health needs of our time, while also dealing with the growing challenge posed by chronic diseases of excessive or inappropriate lung inflammation and immunity, such as chronic obstructive lung disease and asthma. These separate branches of pulmonary research are linked by the clear observation that, in a tissue as fragile as the lung, protection from microbial attack may come at the cost of chronic inflammatory damage. A number of recent studies have considered specific aspects of this...
Source: Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Immunology Source Type: research
Authors: Baiardini I, Novakova S, Mihaicuta S, Oguzulgen IK, Canonica GW Abstract INTRODUCTION: Asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR) are chronic conditions in which management needs adherence to prescribed drugs. Despite the benefits of regular maintenance of asthma and AR therapy, low adherence is a frequent issue in clinical practice. Areas covered: The aim of this review is to provide a targeted analysis of the more recent literature on adherence in asthma and AR, focused on the following areas: adherence extent, barriers and consequences, effects of educational interventions and use of new technologies to improve ...
Source: Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Expert Rev Respir Med Source Type: research
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