Prognosis of Interstitial Pneumonia With Autoimmune Features Prognosis of Interstitial Pneumonia With Autoimmune Features
Learn how to accurately identify patients classifiable as interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features and find out what we know about the prognosis of these patients.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Incidence, recurring admissions and mortality of severe bacterial infections and sepsis over a 22-year period in the population-based HUNT study
Conclusions: In this population-bas ed cohort, we observed a great variation in the incidence, positive blood culture rate, recurrence and mortality between common infectious diseases. These results may help guide policy to reduce the infectious disease burden in the population. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is Ondine ’ s Curse?
Discussion Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) is an autosomal dominant with variable inheritance genetic disease caused by mutation in the Paired Like Homeobox B2 (PHOX2B) gene on chromosome 4. There are two other genes which may also cause CCHS. CCHS affects the chemoreceptor afferent ventilation pathways and is a neural crest migration problem of the autonomic nervous system. The incidence is unknown but a prevalence of 1 in 200,000 live births has been reported. Obviously it is a rarer phenomenon because of the general lethality of the syndrome. Patients usually present at birth or soon afterwards, but o...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 15, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria: New drug can fight off 300 different types of superbugs
US researchers found fabimycin - a man-made antibiotic - works against infections caused by bacteria that are usually near-impossible to treat. The bacteria cause pneumonia and UTIs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical and microbiological features of drowning-associated pneumonia: a retrospective multicenter cohort study - Reizine F, Delbove A, Tattevin P, Santos AD, Bodenes L, Bouju P, Fillatre P, Fr érou A, Halley G, Lesieur O, Courouble P, Berteau F, Morin J, Delamaire F, Marnai R, Le Meur A, Aubron C, Reignier J, Gacouin A, Tadié JM.
OBJECTIVE: Pneumonia is the most frequent infectious complication among drowning patients requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission. We aimed to describe clinical, microbiological and therapeutic data as well as predictors and impacts on patients 'outc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Inhaled Nitric Oxide May Ease Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia in Pregnant Women
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 -- High-dose inhaled nitric oxide (iNO200) is associated with a reduced need for oxygen supplementation and shorter hospital stay among pregnant patients with severe bilateral COVID-19 pneumonia, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rate of In-Hospital Adverse Events Declined From 2010 to 2019
THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 -- There was a significant decrease in the rates of adverse events for patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and major surgical procedures between 2010 and 2019 and for patients admitted... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bacteria That Cause Rare Tropical Disease Found in U.S. Soil, CDC Says
NEW YORK — A germ that causes a rare and sometimes deadly disease—long thought to be confined to tropical climates—has been found in soil and water in the continental United States, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. The bacteria was found on the property of a Mississippi man who had come down with the disease, melioidosis. Officials don’t know how long it had been there, but they say it likely is occurring in other areas along the Gulf Coast. U.S. physicians should consider melioidosis even in patients who haven’t traveled to other countries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mike Stobbe/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health wire Source Type: news

Pandemic Tied to Misdiagnosis of Rare Pneumonia Pandemic Tied to Misdiagnosis of Rare Pneumonia
Data from a retrospective study in China suggest that human psittacosis has been underdiagnosed during the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

The Latest on CAP in Kids The Latest on CAP in Kids
Dr William Basco reports on the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies session on community-acquired pneumonia in children.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche achieves good results in the first six months of 2022
Basel, 21 July 2022Group sales up 5%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 5% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales increase 3%; continued strong demand for new medicines to treat severe diseases; as expected, the impact of biosimilars slows down furtherDiagnostics Divisionsales grow 11%; ongoing strong base business; demand for COVID-19 tests is expected to decline in the second half of the yearIFRSnet income increases by 12% (12% in Swiss francs), whilecore earnings per share are up 11%Highlights in the second quarter:EU approvals ofPolivy (first-line treatment for aggressive form of blood cancer),Lunsumio (follic...
Source: Roche Media News - July 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche achieves good results in the first six months of 2022
Group sales up 5%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 5% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales increase 3%; continued strong demand for new medicines to treat severe diseases; as expected, the impact of biosimilars slows down furtherDiagnostics Divisionsales grow 11%; ongoing strong base business; demand for COVID-19 tests is expected to decline in the second half of the yearIFRSnet income increases by 12% (12% in Swiss francs), whilecore earnings per share are up 11%Highlights in the second quarter:EU approvals ofPolivy (first-line treatment for aggressive form of blood cancer),Lunsumio (follicular lymphoma) andT...
Source: Roche Investor Update - July 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PCOS in Moms Tied to Health Problems in Kids PCOS in Moms Tied to Health Problems in Kids
Children exposed to maternal PCOS were hospitalized at higher rates for conditions like asthma and pneumonia, according to a Canadian study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

RV Dysfunction Slams Survival in Acute COVID, Flu, Pneumonia RV Dysfunction Slams Survival in Acute COVID, Flu, Pneumonia
In-hospital death in patients with acute COVID-19 was more likely in those with RV dysfunction or dilation, and more likely than in patients with other respiratory diseases, in an observational study.First Look (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - July 18, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Death by choking or dysphagia: a review of coronial findings (Australia and Canada): a picture of preventable death, non-adherence to written recommendations, and lack of appropriate supervision - McCarthy S, Hemsley B, Given F, Williams H, Balandin S.
Choking and aspiration pneumonia are a leading cause of preventable death for people in residential care in Australia. In Victoria, in 2018-2019, 59% of deaths of persons in residential care that were referred to the coroner were from aspiration pneumonia.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news