Constrictive Bronchiolitis and Connective Tissue Diseases Constrictive Bronchiolitis and Connective Tissue Diseases
Could constrictive bronchiolitis be a possible sign of an undiagnosed connective tissue disease?Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Posthospital Follow-Up Visits for Bronchiolitis May Not Be Needed
WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2020 -- As-needed follow-up is an equally effective posthospitalization follow-up strategy when compared with a scheduled follow-up visit for young children hospitalized for bronchiolitis, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Follow-up appointments for children hospitalized for bronchiolitis may not be needed
(Intermountain Medical Center) A new study at Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to 'as-needed' follow-up care can save families from unnecessary medical care and expense - and may help guide treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Technical Guidance: Providing Care for Children with Acute Respiratory Infections
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Published: 5/2020. The World Health Organization has developed some guidelines, materials, and apps on this web page that frontline healthcare providers may find useful when providing care for children with severe acute respiratory infections when COVID-19 is suspected. The WHO Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children is available in several languages, including Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Romanian, Russian, and Uzbek. Special attention is drawn to these sections, which are particularly relevant within the COVID-19 context: Chapter 4: information on cough and d...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Roche ’s risdiplam shows significant improvement in survival and motor milestones in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 April 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented 1-year data from FIREFISH Part 2, a pivotal global study evaluating risdiplam in infants aged 1 – 7 months old with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The study met its primary endpoint with 29% of infants (12/41; p
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s risdiplam shows significant improvement in survival and motor milestones in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 April 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented 1-year data from FIREFISH Part 2, a pivotal global study evaluating risdiplam in infants aged 1 – 7 months old with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The study met its primary endpoint with 29% of infants (12/41; p
Source: Roche Media News - April 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pulse Oximetry May Be Overused in Infants With Bronchiolitis
Routine use of continuous pulse oximetry not advised for infants who do not require supplemental oxygen (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 27, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pulse Oximetry May Be Overused in Infants With Bronchiolitis
MONDAY, April 27, 2020 -- Use of monitoring with continuous pulse oximetry for infants with bronchiolitis who do not require supplemental oxygen varies widely by hospital, according to a study published in the April 21 issue of the Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 in Children and Altered Inflammatory Responses
The COVID-19 pandemic while affecting all age-groups appears to be less severe in children. In this journal we have international contributions relaying experiences from paediatricians across the world. Patients under 18 years only account for 2% of severely affected patients. However children can still be vectors if they are asymptomatic and shedding the virus. Dong et al described a cohort of 2143 children with suspected infection. In 34% infection was confirmed but there was little critical illness and one death. There appeared to be proportionally more severe illness in infants, a result that could have be confounded b...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Very Scary Time ’ : Mom Of Boy With Lung Condition Urges Social Distancing
CANTON (CBS) – Little 5-year-old Nelson is ready for a long day of treatment at the hospital. His brand new mask – made just for him, by a kind Canton neighbor. “The responses I got were overwhelming,” said mom Evelyn Rue, who’d posted to Facebook asking for help. “I had people dropping them off, asking if we needed more. It was amazing.” Evelyn has been dreading these upcoming appointments. The monthly, two-day treatments are essential to slow the progression of Nelson’s lung condition Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome. But leaving the house feels scary right now. “I m...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Canton News Coronavirus Juli McDonald Source Type: news

Reduced inhaler use is safe for infants with bronchiolitis
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Bronchiolitis, a lung infection that is one of the most common reasons for hospitalizations in young children, is most prevalent during the winter months and is usually treated with albuterol delivered via inhalers, despite evidence showing no benefit in most patients. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) redesigned the hospital's standard treatment for the infection and reduced albuterol use without compromising care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Altavant Sciences Acquires Onspira Therapeutics, Adding a Potentially Life-Saving Treatment for Post-Lung Transplant Patients to the Altavant Pipeline
Altavant plans to develop OSP-101 for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in post-lung transplant patients CARY, N.C. and BASEL, Switzerland and WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales &... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Altavant Sciences, Onspira Therapeutics, pulmonary arterial hypertension (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oishei Children's Hospital sees high volume of RSV cases
Oishei Children's Hospital says it's had a high volume of RSV cases in infants and young children recently.   RSV is Respiratory Syncytial Virus, a common, contagious virus that infects a child's respiratory tract.  For most children, the virus causes nothing more than a cold. But for a small percentage of children, RSV can lead to pneumonia or bronchiolitis. Click here for additional details from WGRZ-TV. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: WGRZ-TV staff Source Type: news

Quality-Improvement Project Cuts Albuterol Use in Kids With Bronchiolitis Quality-Improvement Project Cuts Albuterol Use in Kids With Bronchiolitis
Changes in clinical pathways and order sets can help reduce albuterol use in children with bronchiolitis, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

What Causes Respiratory Failure?
Discussion The respiratory system is a complex system. The upper airways must remain patient. The lower airways must interface with the vascular system. The musculoskeletal system must provide mechanical function and the central nervous system must provide overall control. Respiratory failure occurs when the overall system cannot support the body’s necessarily ventilation, oxygenation or both. Children are at higher risk of respiratory failure. They have few intrinsic lung parenchyma problems, but have very small airways that increase the airflow resistance by themselves but then have to contend with problems such as...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 2, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis Obliterans)
Title: Popcorn Lung (Bronchiolitis Obliterans)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - November 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Possible New Type Of Vaping-Related Illness Identified By Canadian Doctors
BOSTON (CBS) — There have been more than 2,000 cases of vaping-related lung injury in the U.S., but Canadian doctors may have identified another type of lung disease linked to vaping. Bronchiolitis obliterans is commonly referred to as “popcorn worker’s lung” because it has been seen in factory workers exposed to a chemical used to flavor microwave popcorn. Earlier this year, a 17-year-old male with a history of heavy vaping of flavored tobacco and THC products developed a cough, fever and shortness of breath. He was diagnosed with life-threatening lung failure, consistent with bronchiolitis obliter...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Vaping Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that primarily affects infants but can also occur in adults. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. With early intervention, people usually recover well from bronchiolitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Smartphone App May Help Diagnose Child ’ s Cough
BOSTON (CBS) — When your child is coughing, it can be hard, even for a doctor, to distinguish between a cold or something more serious but researchers in Australia were able to reliably pinpoint the cause of a child’s cough using a smartphone app. Kids cough all the time, often from the common cold or seasonal allergies but sometimes it’s more serious like pneumonia. Kids may be misdiagnosed or treated unnecessarily with antibiotics or other medications because it’s often hard to tell what their coughing is about. Researchers were able to train speech recognition technology to recognize different co...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Breath Therapeutics launches Ph3 trial for inhaled liposomal cyclosporine A therapy
Privately-held Breath Therapeutics said today that it kicked off a Phase III clinical program for its liposomal formulation of cyclosporine A for the treatment of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome. The company’s primary drug candidate, L-CsA-i, is an inhaled therapy delivered via Pari Pharma‘s investigational eFlow nebulizer. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Breath Therapeutics launches Ph3 trial for inhaled liposomal cyclosporine A therapy appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory breaththerapeutics paripharma Source Type: news

Breath Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Global Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome
Phase 3 BOSTON clinical studies will evaluate Liposomal Cyclosporine A for Inhalation (L‑CsA‑i), the first potential therapy for Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS) BOS is a devastating lung disease with high mortality affecting over 30,... Biopharmaceuticals Breath Therapeutics, Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
Higher risk seen for future admissions by age 5; link strongest for asthma, wheezing admissions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 13, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- More than one in five infants with a bronchiolitis hospital admission will have a subsequent respiratory-related hospital admission by age 5 years, according to a study published online March 6 in the Archives of Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis Lung US for Diagnosing Pneumonia in Kids With Bronchiolitis
Lung ultrasound may be a safer and more cost-effective alternative to chest x-ray for detecting pneumonia in children with bronchiolitis.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

More Restrictive Definition Reduces UTI Prevalence in Bronchiolitis More Restrictive Definition Reduces UTI Prevalence in Bronchiolitis
The prevalence of urinary tract infection (UTI) in children with bronchiolitis declines when UTI is narrowly defined, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Antibiotics Often Given Needlessly for Kids' Bronchiolitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No documented bacterial co-infection to justify use in 70% of cases (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - January 25, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchiolitis Persists Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Bronchiolitis Persists
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for children with acute bronchiolitis persists in U.S. emergency departments (EDs), researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

EDs Too Often Give Antibiotics for Infant Viral Lung Infections
(MedPage Today) -- One in four babies with bronchiolitis got antibiotics in national study (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - January 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
In almost 70 percent of bronchiolitis cases, antibiotics prescribed with no concomitant infection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 18, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Antibiotics Often Inappropriately Prescribed for Bronchiolitis in ED
THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 -- Most children younger than 2 years with bronchiolitis seen in U.S. emergency departments and prescribed antibiotics have no documented bacterial coinfection, according to a study published online Jan. 17 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Antibiotics Still Misused in Babies With Viral Lung Infections
THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2019 -- U.S. emergency rooms routinely prescribe antibiotics to babies with the common viral lung infection bronchiolitis, counter to recommendations issued more than a decade ago, a new study finds. Bronchiolitis is the leading... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Antibiotics still routinely prescribed in the ER for infants with viral lung infections
(Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society) Despite recommendations first issued more than a decade ago, antibiotics are still routinely prescribed in US emergency rooms for infants with bronchiolitis, a common viral lung infection. Published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, the findings highlight a concerning lag in translating evidence-based guidelines into clinical practice and underscore the need to continue educating health care providers and the public about appropriate antibiotic use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

M2E Too!: Bronchiolitis Guidelines a Mismatch with Clinical Practice
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - January 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: M2E Too! Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Radiography use similar between patients admitted versus discharged from the ED (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 25, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
THURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 -- Despite guideline recommendations to the contrary, nearly half of children seen in the emergency department for bronchiolitis receive radiography, according to a research letter published online Oct. 16 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children in ED Get Unnecessary Imaging for Bronchiolitis Children in ED Get Unnecessary Imaging for Bronchiolitis
Despite recommendations against radiography for suspected bronchiolitis, patients continued to receive unnecessary imaging, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Nine ways research could save the NHS money
This highlight provides nine treatments and initiatives that are cost effective for the NHS including weight loss surgery, misaligned shoulder fractures, rotavirus vaccine, public health interventions, oxygen levels for acute bronchiolitis in children, routine replacement of intravenous cannulae, behavioural activation, oral surgery in primary care, and uterine polyps. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Factors Predictive of Escalated Care in Infant Bronchiolitis ID'd
MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 -- Variables have been identified that predict escalated care for infants with bronchiolitis, according to a study published in the September issue of Pediatrics. Gabrielle Freire, M.D., from the University of Toronto, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA: Don't Use Azithromycin for Lung Condition in Cancer Patients FDA: Don't Use Azithromycin for Lung Condition in Cancer Patients
The FDA warns of an increased risk for relapse of hematologic malignancy and for death when azithromycin is used to prevent bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Even the Thinnest Salami Contains Some Meat Even the Thinnest Salami Contains Some Meat
This editorial comments on a recent study regarding differences in the utilization of albuterol for infants with bronchiolitis.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

High-Flow Oxygen to Treat Infants With Bronchiolitis High-Flow Oxygen to Treat Infants With Bronchiolitis
Dr Patel reviews a study that compares the outcomes of infants with bronchiolitis treated outside an ICU who received high-flow oxygen therapy versus those who received standard oxygen therapy.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Four-month-old baby boy is fighting for his life after being diagnosed with a rare cancer
Four-month-old Roman Hansen, from South Shields, was initially with  bronchiolitis until tests showed a collapsed lung, leading to him having much of the organ removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does High-Flow Cannula Oxygen Improve Bronchiolitis Outcomes? Does High-Flow Cannula Oxygen Improve Bronchiolitis Outcomes?
A study tested high-flow versus standard cannula in the delivery of oxygen to infants with bronchiolitis.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
Reductions in ordering of chest radiographs, respiratory viral testing, bronchodilators (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 11, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 -- A multidisciplinary improvement initiative can reduce overuse of interventions for bronchiolitis, according to a study published online May 11 in Pediatrics. In an effort to reduce overuse of interventions for children with a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Causes Hyponatremia?
Discussion Normal kidneys regulate water balance to maintain a plasma osmolality of 275-290 mOsm/kg normally. Thirst and arginine vasopressin or antidiuretic hormone (ADH) are the primary regulators of plasma osmolality. ADH is made in the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary gland. ADH acts on the kidney’s distal collecting duct to increase water reabsorption. ADH is appropriately released in hypovolemic states, such as dehydration caused by gastroenteritis. ADH has an ~10 minute half-life and therefore can respond to rapid changes in volume status. Sodium balance is regulated by aldosterone (as part...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Spikes in air pollution can heighten risk of chest infections, research suggests
Study of PM2.5 levels in Utah suggests increase in diagnoses of viral infections such as bronchitis follows even brief upticks in pollutionEven short-term increases in air pollution are linked to a higher risk of developing viral chest infections that turn into conditions such as bronchiolitis, new research suggests.The study, carried out by scientists in the US, looked at levels of tiny particles in the air known asPM2.5s across eight locations along the Wasatch Front in Utah, including Salt Lake City. This area features a string of towns and is home the majority of the state ’s population and, due to various factor...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Pollution Science Environment Health Society US news UK news World news Bronchitis Source Type: news

You Asked: What ’s the Healthiest Way to Make Popcorn?
If you’ve ever wondered exactly what happens when a popcorn kernel pops, well, scientific research has the answer. An un-popped corn kernel is a drop of water surrounding by soft starch and encased in a hull. Heat up that kernel, and the water molecules locked inside will expand until the pressure and heat cause the starch to inflate and explode, bursting the hull and turning the kernel inside-out. What you have left after this popping occurs is a filling, low-calorie, whole-grain food packed with fiber. “Popcorn is an extremely nutritious snack compared to most,” says Joe Vinson, a professor of chemistry...
Source: TIME: Health - March 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Genetic factors for most common disease in the first year of life are identified
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The acute viral bronchiolitis is the worldwide leading cause of hospitalization during this period. A study crosses data from patients' genetic variations with the disease's different viruses and their respective set of symptoms, paving the way for future developments by precision medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Orthotics and Heel Pain; Bacteria and Cancer: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include infants with bronchiolitis, orthotics for heel pain, behavioral therapy in dementia, and H. pylori infection in early gastric cancer (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - March 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news