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FDA OKs Glaxo's inhaler, first one to combine 3 medicines
The FDA approves the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Metalworking Fluids in Occupational Eosinophilic Bronchitis Metalworking Fluids in Occupational Eosinophilic Bronchitis
This case of non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis highlights the pulmonary effects of workplace exposure to metalworking fluids.Thorax (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Lung disease warning: This common household product could be linked to COPD risk
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – is a common form of lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Airway Mucin Concentrations May Help Predict Chronic Bronchitis
Mean total mucin concentrations up in smokers with severe COPD, those with respiratory exacerbations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Airway Mucins May Predict COPD Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sputum concentrations show promise as chronic bronchitis biomarker (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Eosinophilic Bronchitis Images / Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Guidelines / Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 43-year-old … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Title: Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/23/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - August 24, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Often Fail Against Bronchitis
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 23, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Bronchitis, Steroids (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2017 -- Doctors sometimes prescribe a steroid for patients with bronchitis or other troublesome chest infections, but a new British study says the approach isn't warranted. " Our study does not support the continued use of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bronchitis
(Chronic) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Occupational Pesticide and Herbicide Exposure Tied to Lung Disease Occupational Pesticide and Herbicide Exposure Tied to Lung Disease
Workers exposed to pesticides and herbicides on the job may be more likely than other people to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis and other breathing problems, an Australian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Occupational pesticide and herbicide exposure tied to lung disease
(Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to pesticides and herbicides on the job may be more likely than other people to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis and other breathing problems, an Australian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Damp, moldy homes tied to adult respiratory problems
(Reuters Health) - People living in homes with water damage, damp floors or visible mold are more likely to have chronic sinus problems and bronchitis, as well as allergies, asthma and other breathing disorders, according to a large study from Sweden. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bakaletz Lab biofilm work published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) The laboratory of Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, director, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and vice president of basic sciences, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's, studied the biofilm construction capabilities of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHI), a bacterium responsible for sinusitis, pneumonia, exacerbations of cystic fibrosis and COPD, bronchitis and ear infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Allergic and asthmatic bronchitis: Causes and treatments
Bronchitis occurs when the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed. Learn more about the difference between asthmatic and allergic bronchitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercising with bronchitis: Is it safe?
In this article, learn about exercise and lung health. What are the considerations and precautions for exercising with acute and chronic bronchitis? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

9 Ways to remedy bronchitis at home
(Natural News) Bronchitis is not fun to deal with; you’ll cough, you’ll wheeze, and you’ll feel short of breath. Fortunately, this infection is manageable. There are several home remedies available that can help you deal with this irritating condition. From essential oils to warm teas, MedicalNewsToday.com states that these are the best ways to ease... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bronchitis: Is it contagious?
There are two types of bronchitis, acute and chronic. While both involve a wet, persistent cough, their causes can be different. When are they contagious? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for bronchitis: What works best?
What are the causes and types of bronchitis, and what might be the symptoms of bronchitis? What home remedies are recommended to ease bronchitis? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Psychological therapies for the treatment of anxiety disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (commonly referred to as chronic bronchitis and emphysema) is a chronic lung condition characterised by the inflammation of airways and irreversible destruction of pulmonary tissue leading to progressively worsening dyspnoea. It is a leading international cause of disability and death in adults. Evidence suggests that there is an increased prevalence of anxiety disorders in people with COPD. The severity of anxiety has been shown to correlate with the severity of COPD, however anxiety can occur with all stages of COPD severity. Coexisting anxiety and COPD contribute to poor heal...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IRRESPONSIBLE: Doctors are prescribing antibiotics for the common cold
(Natural News) A stuffy nose, rattling cough, and fever are the typical symptoms of a common cold. While rest and strengthening the immune system are the best medicines to fight an army of sick-making viruses, many doctors unnecessarily prescribe antibiotics to treat the symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections such as acute bronchitis and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Respiratory infections increase heart attacks by 17 times
Researchers from the University of Sydney found that pneumonia or bronchitis pose the biggest heart attack risk, but even a common cold raises your susceptibility by up to 13.5 times. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saying ‘Yes’ To Sex Should Also Mean ‘Yes’ To STD Testing
When it comes to talking about sex, sexuality and sexual health, we’ve come a long way – in some respects. Today, the reality of sexual assault on college campuses, abortion rights, gender and sexual identity and access to contraception are part of an important national dialogue, one that is both political and personal. At the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA), our definition of sexual health is, by necessity, broad. Among other things, sexual health encompasses access to sexual health information, education and medical care; being informed and empowered regarding pregnancy and family planning; prevent...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

May 2017
Keeping Your Gut in Check: Healthy Options to Stay on Tract...Cough Culprits: What ’s the Difference Between Bronchitis and Pneumonia?...How Your Eating Habits Affect Your Health...Spanish-Language Health Materials...Featured Web Site: Understanding the Human Genome Project (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bronchitis Quiz
Title: Bronchitis QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 2/20/2013 12:31:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2017 6:53:16 PM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - April 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Aspergillus bronchitis and mucoid impaction: PtMK
View the full imageOctober 2016View the full imageJanuary 2017Aspergillus bronchitis and mucoid impaction: PtMKMK is 59 years old and presented with right sided pleuritic chest pain and coughing over 1 week. A chest Xray and then CT scan revealed complete collapse of her right lower lobe and middle lobes. Mucous retention is seen just proximal to the abrupt cutoff.Post date: Monday, March 20, 2017 - 10:52Medical images: Aspergillus bronchitisImages (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - March 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ten home remedies for bronchitis
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the lining in the bronchial tubes. In this article, learn about natural remedies and how to cope with symptoms at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

How to Tell If It's Bronchitis Or Pneumonia - Symptoms and Treatment
AARP Membership: Join or Renew for Just $16 a Year. Although yellow or green sputum is often thought to indicate bacterial infection, don't be fooled. "Over 80  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - March 17, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Challenging tradition: Can appendicitis be treated solely with medication?
For 130 years, surgery has been the standard treatment for appendicitis — inflammation of the appendix, a short tube extending from the colon.After all, it ’s best to remove an infected body part that is not essential to survival rather than risk a rupture that spews bacteria into the abdomen. Right? Maybe not.UCLADr. David TalanDr. David Talan, professor in the department of emergency medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, is helping to lead a $12-millionclinical trial to determine whether treating appendicitis solely with antibiotics can be a safe, effective and less expensive alternative to...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 9, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Add vitamin D to food to prevent colds and flu', say researchers
Conclusion This was a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the use of vitamin D supplementation as a way of preventing acute respiratory tract infections such as flu, bronchitis and pneumonia. The study found vitamin D supplementation to be useful in the prevention of acute respiratory tract infection. People who are very deficient in vitamin D and those receiving daily or weekly supplementation without additional large one-off doses had a larger benefit. This study has both strengths and limitations. It is very well designed and includes high-quality evidence. The researchers made efforts to reduce the risk ...
Source: NHS News Feed - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Medication Heart/lungs Source Type: news

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Bronchitis, Common Cold, Vitamin D (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 -- There's preliminary evidence that adequate amounts of vitamin D might help lower rates of respiratory infections. These infections include colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, the researchers said. In a review of past trials... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 16, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Expanding the Emergency Room Model: 'Central Care System' Could Help Americans Gain Universal Health Care Access
By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD -- There are many reasons why emergency rooms are dangerously overcrowded. With millions of Americans lacking adequate access to primary care providers, emergency rooms have become the primary health care system and safety net for the uninsured, underinsured and those without access to other medical care.1 Overcrowded and with overworked staffs, ERs are perilously close to collapse in many places. (See my other article on ERs here: Our Nation's Emergency Rooms). In fact, many already have closed their doors.2 There is an increased demand for emergency department care, as hospital emergency rooms have ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute Bronchitis Treatment Treatment Medications and Home Remedies
Title: Acute Bronchitis Treatment Treatment Medications and Home RemediesCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/29/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - January 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

New procedure shown to help treat bronchial condition in adults
Amy WallacePHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are using new imaging and surgery techniques to treat adults with plastic bronchitis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Innovative imaging, surgery treats lymph condition in adults
Researchers who developed a safe and effective procedure to remove thick clogs in children's airways are now reporting similar success in adult patients. In this rare condition, called plastic bronchitis, patients develop thick, caulk-like casts that form in the branching paths of their airways. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 10, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Innovative imaging and surgery treats lymph condition in adults
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Researchers who developed a safe and effective procedure to remove thick clogs in children's airways are now reporting similar success in adult patients. In this rare condition, called plastic bronchitis, patients develop thick, caulk-like casts that form in the branching paths of their airways. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

What is bronchitis? Chronic lung infection can cause dangerous pneumonia
BRONCHITIS is an infection of the lungs - which can cause them to become inflamed and can produce a cough which lasts for months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Obamacare" -- Three Keys for Improvement
By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Dec. 31, 2016 -- As the 2016 presidential campaign came to a close and we elected a new president, polls showed that of the half-dozen things that most concerned Americans, health care was one of the major topics. No real surprise there. There are advocates for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, who say that statistics show that 21 million more Americans got health care who didn't have it before, and that those least able to afford it were the ones who benefitted from the ACA. There are advocates against the Affordable Care Act who point to what they say is a broken system, with ins...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 31, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health Tips: Bathing your newborn
Baby bath basics: A parent's guide Bathing a slippery newborn can be a nerve-wracking experience. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you master the basics. *** Also in today's tips ... 10 inflammatory bowel disease questions to ask your doctor Mild depression: Are antidepressants effective?? Acute bronchitis: Is it contagious? Slideshow: Back exercises in 15 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 13, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study Confirms There Is No Safe Level of Smoking
By Stacy SimonPeople who smoke as little as 1 cigarette a day over their lifetime still have a greater risk of early death than people who have never smoked, according to a study by researchers from the National Cancer Institute. The researchers say this shows that no level of cigarette smoking is safe.The study included 290,215 adults ages 59 to 82 who answered questions about how many cigarettes they smoked during different periods throughout their lives. Researchers then followed the participants for an average 6.6 years. Results showed that people who consistently smoked an average of less than 1 cigarette per day had ...
Source: American Cancer Society :: News and Features - December 8, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Smoking/Tobacco Source Type: news

Lung disease news: Saliva test for incurable COPD could save lives by predicting flare-ups
COPD, also chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an incurable lung condition - including emphysema and chronic bronchitis - which causes thousands of deaths every year. However, experts have found a saliva test could help save patients' lives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Risks, symptoms and prevention
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a collection of serious lung diseases that obstructs airflow from the lungs and causes breathing issues. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the conditions that most commonly contribute to COPD. According to the American Lung Association, more than 11 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with COPD, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 28, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

USC researchers find e-cigarettes double the risk of bronchitis in teenagers
Teenagers who had previously smoked e-cigarettes, but given up, were 85 per cent more likely to have a persistent cough, researchers from the University of Southern California found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E-cigarettes double the risk of bronchitis in teenagers: Experts say they release a chemical which causes permanent lung damage
Teenagers who had previously smoked e-cigarettes, but given up, were 85 per cent more likely to have a persistent cough, researchers from the University of Southern California found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does vitamin D cut lung infection risk in older adults?
Conclusion This randomised controlled trial assessed high dose supplementation with vitamin D for a period of 12 months as a way of preventing acute respiratory infections in older adults in long term care. This study was well designed and reduced risk of bias where possible. However, there are some important limitations which affect the reliability of the findings: The study has a small sample size and the authors state they did not manage to reach their target recruitment level; this means the study did not have the statistical power required for certainty in the findings. There were some differences in the character...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Older people Source Type: news