Preschoolers ’ Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma
Title: Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - August 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

School Prep Includes Planning Allergy, Asthma Management
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Routine X - Ray Not Needed After US - Guided Central Line Insertion
Low risk of pneumothorax, catheter misplacement after ultrasound - guided procedure (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Local biopharm firm makes headway on experimental product for premature infants with RDS
Windtree is developing the system to deliver a non-invasive treatment for respiratory distress syndrome in premature infants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

5 things to know: A big retail deal, a possible bankruptcy and a reminder to stay healthy
Good morning, Sacramento. Digital editor Sonya Sorich is taking a well-earned vacation, so I am standing in with what you need to know to start your Tuesday. First of all, stay healthy The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District issued a warning yesterday afternoon that residents should limit outdoor activities through Friday, due to all of the smoke we can see from the various Northern California wildfires. Children, the elderly a nd people with heart or respiratory conditions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Adam Steinhauer Source Type: news

Health systems in low- and middle-income countries not prepared to diagnose and treat common diseases
Cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes are among the leading causes of death worldwide. A new UCLA study has found that Bangladesh, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania each has fewer than five health facilities that can provide the full suite of supplies and equipment, trained staff and medication that are needed to properly diagnose and treat all three diseases.“These five countries, paralleling global trends, are seeing an increase in the number of people with these noncommunicable diseases,” said the lead author, Corrina Moucheraud, assistant professor of health policy and managemen...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Obesity and compromised immune function disturb children’s nighttime breathing, leading to behavior, learning and memory problems
(Natural News) Hungarian scientists have concluded that abnormal respiratory behaviors during sleep can negatively affect the cognitive development of children. The authors of the new study state that deep sleep, characterized by long, slow brain waves, is hampered or abruptly aroused when a child snores or displays any symptom associated with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). It... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biomarker Panel May Improve Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Risk score based on panel of four circulating protein biomarkers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 6, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Lower Respiratory Multiplex Panels for the Detection of Bacterial and Viral Infections
Development of commercial multiplex panels for the detection and diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infections is rapidly progressing, and FDA-cleared assays are currently available. This review provides a comprehensive overview of the current or soon-to-be available commercial assays, focusing on their analytical performance, advantages, and challenges and the potential impact on patient outcomes when laboratories deploy the assays. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - August 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Kevin Alby, Stephanie L. Mitchell Source Type: news

CDC: E - Cigarette Sales in the United States Climb As Prices Fall
Average monthly sales of electronic cigarettes and related products rose 132 percent from 2012 to 2017 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 4, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Moon Dust a Health Hazard?
Title: Moon Dust a Health Hazard?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - August 3, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
Understanding collection rate, accounts receivable, A/R aging helps improve practice performance (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 2018 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

Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three - Year Initiative
Council on Health Care Spending and Value will be co - chaired by William Frist and Margaret Hamburg (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 2018 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

Physicians More Likely to Prescribe Opioids Later in Day Physicians More Likely to Prescribe Opioids Later in Day
Prior research found a similar trend with antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory infections. The researchers suggest these results are further evidence of the dangers of decision fatigue.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

E - Cigarettes Don ’ t Seem to Aid Smoking Cessation Efforts
Dual users had the highest prevalence of respiratory symptoms (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Mitochondrial fragmentation in Aspergillus hyphae: a new technique to visualise Granulocyte killing activity
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:18News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Can antibiotic resistance be reduced by vaccinating against respiratory disease?
This journal article details that vaccines can reduce acquisition and transmission of resistant disease and also decrease antibiotic use. To predict the impact of vaccines on resistance, authors propose evaluating resistance endpoints for existing and new vaccines (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical relevance of bacterial resistance in lower respiratory tract infection in primary care: secondary analysis of a multicentre European trial
This research article found no statistically significant difference in duration of symptoms, mean symptom severity and worsening of illness between antibiotic resistant and antibiotic sensitive infections (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs
Title: Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into PigsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

ERS partners with 3D Systems/Simbionix on simulation technology for EBUS training
(European Lung Foundation) The European Respiratory Society (ERS) and 3D Systems have signed a collaboration agreement to provide simulation equipment and event services for training centres for use in the ERS Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) Certified Training Programme. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MERS may be brought back to the UK by Muslims heading to Mecca
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, known as MERS, is rife in Saudi Arabia, home of the holy Islamic city. The virus is considered one of the 10 most urgent threats to humanity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Case For Sauna Bathing Is Stronger Than Ever
A new research review has plenty of good news for people who love a good sauna session: Studies overwhelmingly suggest that the relaxing habit is also a healthy one. A paper published Wednesday in Mayo Clinic Proceedings gathered existing findings on Finnish sauna bathing, the practice of spending time in relatively dry rooms heated to between 80 and 100 degrees, interspersed with periods of cooling. The results were culled from more than 70 studies published up through February 2018. Overall, the research suggests that “sauna bathing, an activity used for the purposes of pleasure, wellness, and relaxation, is linked...
Source: TIME: Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

Telemedicine Cuts Inter - Hospital ICU Transfers of Critically Ill
Decrease mainly occurred in patients with more severe illness, GI and respiratory diagnoses (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Emerging and Epizootic Fungal Infections in Animals
2018Post date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 15:35Books and theses (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - August 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

International Course Medical Mycology (Nijmegen)
Contents:  The  course  provides  deep  insight  into  fungal  diversity  in  infectious  diseases.  The  main  medically  important  fungi  are  shown  and  discussed and are placed in the phylogeny of the fungal Kingdom. Modern  methods  of  classification  will  be  explained,  as  well  as  the  reasons  of  the  frequent  nomenclatural  changes.  Hands-on  molecular  diagnostic Courses& Workshops (Source: The Aspergil...
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - August 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Progress in Vaccine-Preventable and Respiratory Infections Progress in Vaccine-Preventable and Respiratory Infections
What strategic improvements have helped prevent the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Faster diagnosis for patients with serious infections
A loan supported by the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme and extended by the European Investment Bank is helping Spanish start-up STAT-Dx develop automated molecular diagnostic tests. Such tests slash the time it takes to detect and treat serious gastrointestinal and respiratory infections in patients in emergency departments and intensive care units. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 1, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Facilities Create Notable Niche With Special Care Programs
As post-acute and long-term care medicine continues its move from traditional fee-for-service to value-based medicine, the business of PA/LTC has become everyone ’s business. Increasingly, providers see specialty care units or programs — from wound and cardiac care to respiratory management — as a way to improve outcomes for patients with complex care needs, to increase referrals, and to create new revenue streams. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news

On the road: farewelling Elaine Beller
After 20 years of stellar contributions to Cochrane, Elaine Beller is shifting her keen focus from biostatistics to bushwalking, and embracing semi-retirement. Last week we caught up with Elaine on the road from outback Birdsville – a leisurely 27 hour drive from her home on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Though never one to seek the limelight, she was (after a little encouragement) happy to share some parting thoughts about her time as a prolific and multi-talented Cochrane contributor.  Elaine Beller is widely recognised as having an amazing ability to analyse and explain the most complex of matters a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Front desk staff should be trained, and should not be assigned to billing at same time as answering calls (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiolo Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does psoriatic arthritis affect the body?
Psoriatic arthritis causes symptoms of both psoriasis and arthritis. It has many effects on the body related to these symptoms. Psoriatic arthritis impacts the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the eyes, skeleton, plus other areas of the body. Learn more about the effects of psoriatic arthritis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

3 Associate Editors for Open Forum Infectious Diseases (OFID), IDSA's open access journal
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

$30M medical complex set to open, create over 100 jobs
Kettering Health Network plans to open a $30 million medical complex in Warren County Aug. 8, which will create about 110 jobs. It will be the base for the Kettering Physician Network Primary Care-Middletown. New hires include registered nurses, respiratory therapists, imaging and lab technicians as well as support staff. The complex at 6147 W. State Route 122 in the city of Middletown is just east of Interstate 75.  A n open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

$30M medical complex set to open, create over 100 jobs
Kettering Health Network plans to open a $30 million medical complex in Warren County Aug. 8, which will create about 110 jobs. It will be the base for the Kettering Physician Network Primary Care-Middletown. New hires include registered nurses, respiratory therapists, imaging and lab technicians as well as support staff. The complex at 6147 W. State Route 122 in the city of Middletown is just east of Interstate 75.  A n open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

$30M medical complex set to open, create over 100 jobs
Kettering Health Network plans to open a $30 million medical complex in Warren County on Aug. 8, which will create about 110 jobs. It will be the base for the Kettering Physician Network Primary Care-Middletown. New hires include registered nurses, respiratory therapists, imaging and lab technicians as well as support staff. The complex at 6147 W. State Route 122 in the city of Middletown is just east of Interstate 75.  A n open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 5, and a ribbon-cutting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

XI Reuni ón de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Tropical y Salud Internacional
XI Reuni ón de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Tropical y Salud InternacionalDate: Monday, July 30, 2018Year: 2018Location: Seville, SpainContent-type: current_conferences (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Summers Less Smoggy Now, But Winter Air Hasn't Improved
Title: Summers Less Smoggy Now, But Winter Air Hasn't ImprovedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - July 30, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Antibacterial Eravacycline (Xerava) Gets Thumbs Up From EMA Panel Antibacterial Eravacycline (Xerava) Gets Thumbs Up From EMA Panel
The fluorocycline antibiotic is recommended for treatment of adults with complicated intra-abdominal infections.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Adherium receives additional FDA clearance for OTC sale of inhaler sensors in the US
Connected inhaler sensor maker Adherium has received 510(k) clearance for US over-the-counter sales of its Hailie sensor, formerly known as Smartinhaler. Specifically, individual versions of the device have been cleared for use with the asthma inhalers ProAir HFA, Ventolin HFA, and Flovent HFA. “This latest clearance kicks off our official entry into the US consumer market, giving the tens of millions of US patients suffering from chronic respiratory conditions their own sidekick for asthma and COPD,” Arik Anderson, CEO of Adherium, said in a statement. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about bibasilar crackles
Bibasilar crackles are abnormal sounds from the base of the lungs, and they usually signal a problem with airflow. Some causes of bibasilar crackles include bronchitis, pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, and heart failure. In this article, we describe the sounds and symptoms in detail. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Dependence, News, Source Type: news

New chair for uk neqas for microbiology steering committee
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- A feeling of breathlessness is the hallmark of the respiratory ailment known as COPD. Now, Canadian researchers say vaping marijuana failed to ease that symptom for most people in their study. COPD (chronic obstructive... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study
Title: Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - July 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Pediatric trauma-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome: incidence, risk factors, and outcomes - de Roulet A, Burke RV, Lim J, Papillon S, Bliss DW, Ford HR, Upperman JS, Inaba K, Jensen AR.
The objective of this study was to determine risk factors and outcomes specifically related to pediatric trauma-assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Increasing probability of heat-related mortality in a Mediterranean city due to urban warming - Pyrgou A, Santamouris M.
Extreme temperatures impose thermal stress on human health, resulting in increased hospitalizations and mortality rate. We investigated the circulatory and respiratory causes of death for the years 2007 to 2014 inclusive for the urban and rural areas of Ni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Reducing Computers in Rounds May Cut Communication Barriers
Associated with reduced barriers to communication in surgical ICU patient presentations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 26, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Onco-Transplant Infectious Diseases Fellowship Position Available
(Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 26, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Early diagnosis protocol for invasive FRS reduces mortality rate from 43% to 17% in immunosuppressed patients
Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:59News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 26, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news