Antifungal Prophylaxis in AML Patients Receiving Intensive Induction Chemotherapy. Prospective Observational Study from the Acute Leukemia French Association (ALFA) Group
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Voriconazole and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer after Allogeneic HSCT: Results of a Prospective Dedicated Follow-up Program in 302 Patients
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Anti-Fungal Prophylaxis Using Intermediate Dose Ambisome Is Associated with Delayed Methotrexate Clearance in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Evaluation of Infectious Complications after Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide Following Reduced-Intensity and Myeloablative Conditioning: A Study on Behalf of the Francophone Society of Stem Cell
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

The Efficacy of CT-Diagnostic-Driven Antifungal Strategy with Voriconazole for Invasive Aspergillosis in Patients with Hematological Diseases: A Multicenter, Prospective Study
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Invasive Fungal Infections Among 795 Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia from the Padua University
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Invasive Mold Infections in Acute Leukemia Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Target Attainment of Single and Multiple Doses of CD101 IV
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Corticosteroids Impair Granulocyte Transfusion Therapy By Targeting NET Formation and Neutrophil Antifungal Functions Via ROS/Dectin1 Pathways
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Micafungin As Antifungal Prophylaxis during Induction Phase of Chemotherapy in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Efficacy of CD101, a Novel Echinocandin, in Mouse Models of Aspergillosis and Azole-Resistant Disseminated Candidiasis
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Examining the Role of Bronchoscopy in Patients with Hematological Malignancies
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Cannabis product not the culprit in Ontario teen's vaping-related illness, health official says
The teen who was hospitalized with a severe vaping-related respiratory illness in London, Ont., did not use a cannabis-related product, the region's medical officer of health told CBC News. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Prophylactic Use of Voriconazole for Invasive Fungal Infection in Children and Adolescents with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Randomized Trial of Micafungin Versus Fluconazole in Prophylaxis Against Invasive Fungal Infections in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

The Impact of NFAT Inhibition on Neutrophil Antifungal Defense and Myelopoiesis in Cyclosporine A Treated and NFATc1LysM Mice
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Pharmacokinetic Analysis during Antifungal Prophylaxis with Posaconazole Suspension in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Antifungal Prophylaxis with Posaconazole in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Using Sirolimus for Prevention of Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Whole Genome Sequencing of Azole-Resistant Aspergillus Fumigatus Strains from Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients Identifies Candidate Molecular Targets Potentially Implicated in Novel Resistance Mediating Mechanisms - First Results
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Survey of Serum Aspergillus Antigen in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Role in Predicting Invasive Aspergillosis and in Modifying the Therapeutic Strategy
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Outcome of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients with Prior Invasive Aspergillosis
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Aspergillus Specific PCR and Galactomannan of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Are Superior to Concomitant Same-Day Testing of Concurrent Blood Samples in Immunocompromised Hematological Patients with Suspected Invasive Aspergillosis
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Neutrophil Recruitment Is Regulated By Adamts-13 in a Murine Model of Invasive Aspergillosis
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Walmart to End Sales of E-Cigarettes as Vaping Concerns Mount
Vaping-related lung illnesses have been on the rise, and investigations are underway by federal and state health departments. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Yaffe-Bellany Tags: E-Cigarettes Recalls and Bans of Products Walmart Stores Inc Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news

Sick Americans Turning to Medical Pot for Help
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Dependence, Pulmonology, Asthma, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Flavored E - Cigarettes May Make Asthma Worse
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pulmonology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

CDC: Asthma Visit Rates Decreased From 2001 to 2016
Asthma education and asthma action plans provided in 21.4 and 9.9 percent of asthma visits, respectively (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Vaping - Linked Lung Illness Claims Eighth Life
Patient first suffered from shortness of breath, which rapidly progressed to acute respiratory distress syndrome (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Make Asthma Worse
FRIDAY, Sept. 20, 2019 -- Black licorice, banana pudding and other flavored electronic cigarette liquids may make respiratory diseases like asthma worse, a new international study finds. Vaping has surged in recent years, especially among young... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims 8th Life
Title: Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims 8th LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Flavored E-Cigarette Use Soars Among Young Adults
Title: Flavored E-Cigarette Use Soars Among Young AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States: CDC
Title: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Black+Decker Carves Out a Spot in Healthcare with Pria
It seems like everyone leaping into healthcare these days. Black+Decker is the latest “unlikely player” to come to healthcare – and has developed a robot assistant to help adults and their caregivers independently and proactively manage their healthcare at home. Black+Decker, known mostly for its work on producing household appliances, teamed up with Pillo Health to develop the Pria robot assistant. Boston-based Pillo Health developed the proprietary technology platform that powers Pria, and Black+Decker is facilitating its direct launch to consumers. Towson, MD-based B...
Source: MDDI - September 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Vaping Illnesses Increase to 530 Probable Cases, C.D.C. Says
More than three-fourths of those sickened are male, health officials said, and half are under 25. Missouri reported the eighth death linked to vaping during this summer ’s crisis. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - September 20, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Matt Richtel and Sheila Kaplan Tags: E-Cigarettes Marijuana Respiratory Diseases Smoking and Tobacco Nicotine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Food and Drug Administration Regulation and Deregulation of Industry your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Controlling aflatoxin contamination and propagation of Aspergillus flavus by a soy-fermenting Aspergillus oryzae strain.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

The potential application of Aspergillus oryzae in the biosorption of rare earth element ions present in seepage waters from a post-uraniummining area.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Development of a high protein titer Aspergillus niger expression host which is available for licensing
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Distribution of secondary metabolites in Aspergillus and Penicillium
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Dissecting novel secondary metabolites pathways in Aspergillus homomorphus
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Enhanced production of antimicrobial polyketides, violaceols in Aspergillus nidulans by co-culture with Aspergillus fumigatus.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Multi-omic analysis of the laeA regulome in Aspergillus pseudoterreus
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Contribution of maize polyamine and amino acid metabolism towards resistance against Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin production.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Tracing monosaccharide degradation in the Aspergillus niger metabolic network.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 20, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Skipping Cancer Referral Appointments Linked to Earlier Death
U.K. study reveals that more than 5 percent of patients skip their urgent referral appointment (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Oncology, ENT, Pathology, Pulmonology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping
More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] are very concerned about the occurrence of life-threatening illnesses in otherwise healthy young people,” CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said on the call. “I wish we had more answers.” The CDC has, as of Sept. 17, received reports of 530 confirmed and probable cases of vaping-related lung illnesses, and seven confirme...
Source: TIME: Health - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health vaping Source Type: news

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis
In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school started and he was once again around kids vaping, his habit returned. On Sept. 12, Devon vaped at school and immediately began sweating and vomiting. Though Scheetz, who lives in Sellersville, Pa., says her son is now fine, she can’t shake thoughts of kids who have been hospitalized or died after using e-cigarettes. “Vaping scares me more [than smoking], because they ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized vaping Source Type: news

Postdoc in Antifungal drug discovery
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - September 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news