Vaping and Smoking May Signal Greater Motivation to Quit
Title: Vaping and Smoking May Signal Greater Motivation to QuitCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - May 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA OKs Restricted Sales of 'Heat-Not-Burn' Tobacco Devices
Title: FDA OKs Restricted Sales of 'Heat-Not-Burn' Tobacco DevicesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - May 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Portable nebulizer startup wins $100K in Rise of the Rest competition
Stacie Ruth had just four minutes to wow eight judges and hundreds of spectators inside downtown Orlando's Cheyenne Saloon on April 29 during the Rise of the Rest venture capital competition. And within 60 seconds of her pitch, she already accomplished her goal. After opening her pitch with a short, but poignant audio clip of a child gasping for air, Ruth said to the crowd, "we're helping 29 million wheezy kids with respiratory health and wheezy kids need connected health and what we are bringing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Matthew Richardson Source Type: news

Portable nebulizer startup wins $100K in Rise of the Rest competition
Stacie Ruth had just four minutes to wow eight judges and hundreds of spectators inside downtown Orlando's Cheyenne Saloon on April 29 during the Rise of the Rest venture capital competition. And within 60 seconds of her pitch, she already accomplished her goal. After opening her pitch with a short, but poignant audio clip of a child gasping for air, Ruth said to the crowd, "we're helping 29 million wheezy kids with respiratory health and wheezy kids need connected health and what we are bringing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Richardson Source Type: news

Work Stress, Impaired Sleep Tied to CVD Risk in Workers With HTN
Highest risk for cardiovascular disease mortality seen for those with work stress and impaired sleep (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 30, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Combo Nicotine Replacement Tx Ups Success in Quitting Smoking
Higher doses of nicotine gum and patches also may increase quit rate (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 30, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Nigeria: Drug-Resistant Diseases May Kill 10 Million Annually
[Vanguard] Drug-Resistant  diseases caused by Antimicrobial Resistance, AMR, including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, MDR-TB, respiratory tract infections, sexually transmitted infections, STIs and Urinary Tract Infections, UTIs, have become a major threat to life globally. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Device Helps Doctors Select Lungs for Transplant
Title: Device Helps Doctors Select Lungs for TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/29/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - April 30, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Inhalers Incorrectly Used by Most Kids in Study
Title: Asthma Inhalers Incorrectly Used by Most Kids in StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - April 30, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

12 Percent of Caregivers Have Pediatric Flu Vaccine Hesitancy
Most hold inaccurate beliefs about flu, flu shots, including believing child will be protected with one shot (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 29, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Conference News, Source Type: news

Caffeine prevents PGE1-induced disturbances in respiratory neural control
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Researchers propose PGE exerts adenosine-mediated effects on brainstem mechanisms of respiratory control, which may lead to destabilization of breathing in human infants undergoing treatment for congenital heart disease. Prostaglandin's effects could be mediated thorough microglia, and caffeine could be a convenient treatment to prevent respiratory instability in infants receiving PGE1 infusion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Clinical Symptoms Can An Infant with Polycythemia Have?
Discussion 1. What are indications for an exchange transfusion? 2. What are potential risks of partial exchange or exchange transfusion? 3. What are causes of anemia in different age groups? Related Cases Disease: Polycythemia | Blood and Blood Disorders Symptom/Presentation: Abnormal Laboratory Test | Respiratory Distress Specialty: Hematology | Neonatology Age: Premature Newborn To Learn More To view pediatric review articles on this topic from the past year check PubMed. Evidence-based medicine information on this topic can be found at SearchingPediatrics.com and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Infor...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Orlando tech startup breathes new life into solving respiratory illness
If one key to owning a successful startup is bringing a new idea to a decades-old problem that impacts more than 100 million people, then Winter Park-based AireHealth LLC is on to something. The health tech company created a portable nebulizer to help combat asthma attacks, COPD and other respiratory illnesses. COPD is the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., and more than 11 million people have it. In addition, more than 26 million Americans have asthma. Nebulizers tend to be bulky machines… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Matthew Richardson Source Type: news

Orlando tech startup breathes new life into solving respiratory illness
If one key to owning a successful startup is bringing a new idea to a decades-old problem that impacts more than 100 million people, then Winter Park-based AireHealth LLC is on to something. The health tech company created a portable nebulizer to help combat asthma attacks, COPD and other respiratory illnesses. COPD is the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., and more than 11 million people have it. In addition, more than 26 million Americans have asthma. Nebulizers tend to be bulky machines… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 27, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Matthew Richardson Source Type: news

Hazardous chemical emergencies and poisonings - Henretig FM, Kirk MA, McKay CA.
The authors explain the effects of exposure to respiratory irritants, vesicants, asphyxiants (including cyanide), and cholinergic agents (organophosphate insecticides and military nerve agents). Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Differences found in reaction symptoms and types of drugs tied to adverse reactions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 26, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Upstate ’s College of Health Professions expands Respiratory Care Program into Binghamton and the Southern Tier
Upstate Medical University ’s College of Health Professions is expanding its Respiratory Care Program to help meet the demand for respiratory therapists in Binghamton and the Southern Tier. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - April 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A. caninus
Apr 2019Species (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - April 26, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Oral itraconazole vs oral voriconazole for CPA maintenance therapy
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 10:28News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - April 26, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Impact of hanging motionless in harness on respiratory and blood pressure reflex modulation in mountain climbers - Lanfranconi F, Ferri A, Pollastri L, Bartesaghi M, Novarina M, De Vito G, Beretta E, Tremolizzo L.
Harness hang syncope (HHS) is a risk that specifically affects safety of harness' users in mountain climbing. Aims: To evaluate individual patterns of breathing resulting from deranged cardiovas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Large genome-wide association study is first to focus on both child and adult asthma
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Asthma, a common respiratory disease that causes wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, is the most prevalent chronic respiratory disease worldwide. A new study, published April 30, 2019 in Lancet Respiratory Medicine, is the first large investigation to examine the differences in genetic risk factors for childhood-onset and adult-onset asthma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Agency proposing higher classification of surgical staplers that will require premarket notification clearance (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 26, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Surgery, Urology, Emergency Medicine, Institutional, Source Type: news

Respiratory disease – new learning hub
A new online hub promises to bring together resources about respiratory disease, which affects one in five people and is the third biggest cause of death in England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Albuterol Before Tonsillectomy Protects Against Respiratory Problems Albuterol Before Tonsillectomy Protects Against Respiratory Problems
Preoperative inhaled albuterol can help protect against perioperative respiratory adverse events in young children undergoing anesthesia for tonsillectomy, according to data from the Australian REACT trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Greater Need for BP Meds in Older Adults
But no association observed between sleep duration or quality and change in BP drug use (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 24, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Harvard Study: Harmful Toxins Found In Popular E-Cigarettes
BOSTON (CBS) – A Harvard University study of e-cigarettes found that many contain bacterial and fungal toxins. Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health looked at 75 popular electronic cigarette products, including cartridges and e-liquids, sold in the United States. In 27% they found endotoxin, and 81% percent had glucan. Harvard Chan researchers found that popular e-cigarette products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins. https://t.co/2QUmhm2vM9 — HarvardPublicHealth (@HarvardChanSPH) April 24, 2019 Those toxins have been linked to health problems that incl...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Source Type: news

Many E-Cigs Loaded With Germs, Study Finds
Title: Many E-Cigs Loaded With Germs, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - April 24, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Myths That Can Hurt You
Title: Asthma Myths That Can Hurt YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - April 24, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pulling Flavored E-Cigs Hurt Sales in a ‘Very Meaningful’ Way, Juul Founders Say
Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees, who were named to the 2019 TIME 100 list, called vaping’s potential for helping adult smokers ditch combustible cigarettes “one of the greatest opportunities for public health in the history of mankind” at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday. Juul has dominated the e-cigarette market with its sleek devices, which deliver nicotine without many of the harmful, cancer-causing substances in combustible cigarettes. But while the devices are designed to give adult smokers an alternative to cigarettes, Juul and other brands have developed a massive following among teenagers &...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health T100 2019 TIME 100 Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From 14 February through 31 March 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including four deaths, associated with the outbreak in Wadi Aldwasir. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - April 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Asthma Myths That Can Hurt You
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 -- Even though asthma is common in the United States, there are many misconceptions about the respiratory disease, an allergy/immunology expert says. " Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 26 million Americans... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019Year: 2019Location: Schloss Montabaur, GermanyContent-type: current_conferences (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - April 23, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases Consultant, Sharjah, UAE
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - April 23, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Public Health England Annual Conference 2019
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019Year: 2019Location: Students' Union Building atrium, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL UKContent-type: current_conferences (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - April 23, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Suicide after inhaling a pyrethrins containing insecticide spray - van den Bersselaar LR, van der Hoeven JG, de Jong B.
We report a suicide case after inhalation of a pyrethrins containing insecticide spray. The patient presented at the emergency department with respiratory failure. Despite mechanical ventilation, he ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Haven ’t You Heard? Best Buy and Telehealth Are a Thing Now
Somewhere between laptops and the videogame section lies Best Buy’s latest commitment to healthcare. The retail giant – which has outlived many of its competitor, has formed a partnership with telemedicine specialist Tyto Care. Details of the partnership show that Best Buy will sell Israel based Tyto Care’s handheld examination device. The company said the TytoHome technology is now available exclusively on BestBuy.com for all customers and in select Minnesota Best Buy stores, with in-store availability coming soon in North Dakota, South Dakota, California and Ohio. Tyt...
Source: MDDI - April 23, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Business Source Type: news

Antibiotics prescribed more often during telemedicine visits
Researchers found that doctors treating children for respiratory infections were more likely to prescribe antibiotics during telemedicine visits than at urgent care or primary care clinics. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MEDICAL SHOCKER: MMR vaccine dangers exposed by FDA study
(Natural News) Care to purposely give your 3-to-4-month-young baby gastrointestinal illness and upper-respiratory distress? Up your chances of sickening your child with these serious health crises by 40 – 60 percent, simply by getting a nurse or doctor to inject the so called “safe and effective” MMR vaccine. Yes, the Measles, Mumps & Rubella shot,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse Inhalers
Title: Almost Half of Young Asthma Patients Misuse InhalersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - April 22, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Ultrasound bests x-ray for identifying pulmonary edema
Bedside ultrasound is more sensitive than chest x-ray for identifying pulmonary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lung ultrasound beats chest x-ray for heart failure detection Point-of-care ultrasound helps find fluid Study casts fresh doubt on chest x-ray proficiency Ultrasound spots respiratory risk in pregnant women Ultrasound spots lung congestion in dialysis patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Are Some Potential Indicators of Human Trafficking?
Discussion Human trafficking is estimated to be the second largest criminal activity in the world after illegal arms trafficking. It affects all nations with an estimated 27 million people of all ages worldwide but only a small number are identified. It is defined by the United Nations as “the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercions, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power, or a position of vulnerability to achieve the consent of a person, having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” It includes comme...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 22, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Short Hospital Stays After Lung Surgery Do Not Up Readmissions
Findings based on one - to two - day length of stay versus three to five days after anatomic lung resection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

This Is the Longest Flu Season in a Decade Due to Surprising Second Viral Wave
(NEW YORK) — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years. This flu season has been officially going for 21 weeks, according to reports collected through last week and released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That makes it among the longest seen since the government started tracking flu season duration more than 20 years ago. Some experts likened the unusual double waves to having two different flu seasons compressed, back-to-back, into one. “I don’t remember a season like...
Source: TIME: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKE STOBBE / AP Tags: Uncategorized flu season onetime Source Type: news

Bill Would Raise U.S. Minimum Age for Tobacco to 21
Title: Bill Would Raise U.S. Minimum Age for Tobacco to 21Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - April 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news