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Designed and manufactured in the USA, the Drive Pure O2 stationary concentrator is available in both oxygen sensing and non-oxygen sensing units.
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A new study suggests that people with sleep-disordered breathing may be more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment at younger ages than those without the condition.
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A study that shows the use of opioid pain relievers during pregnancy may increase the risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome in infants following birth.
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University of Liverpool scientists have been awarded a grant to study influenza-linked Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) amongst adults and children in Malawi.
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A recent study found that diaphragm thickening (but not diaphragm excursion) is a reliable indicator of respiratory effort in patients undergoing assisted mechanical ventilation.
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The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID) is becoming a focal point for respiratory infectious disease research in the state.
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An Austrian Science Fund FWF project is investigating how a good night's sleep can be learned via brain training and who will respond best to this technique.
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MedCity News reports that AstraZeneca has signed a 5-year agreement with PatientsLikeMe, a patient-powered research network.
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The use of home respiratory polygraphy is reliable and produces comparable results to an in-lab respiratory polygraphy (LRP) and polysomnography (PSG) for the diagnosis of sleep apnea in children.
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Prophylactic probiotics and subglottic endotracheal tubes are cost-effective for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), according to an analysis in AJRCCM.
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Obesity is associated with increased odds of respiratory events and more frequent need for airway intervention in patients undergoing pediatric procedural sedation.
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Researchers examined whether nintedanib offers an added benefit over the proper comparator therapy for adults with non-small cell lung cancer.
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Practice Fusion and AstraZeneca have announced a Population Health Management (PHM) program designed to aid healthcare professionals in their efforts to improve care for patients with asthma or COPD.
Science of nap time: Seeking an edge in the most basic of all human needs
Major League Baseball players, including Mike Napoli of the Boston Red Sox, are exploring sleep as a way to maximize their on field performance.
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Individuals with COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization were common and considered a predictor of reduced survival across all COPD stages, according to study results.
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Nihon Kohden has appointed Dr Wilson P. Constantine the new chief executive officer of Nihon Kohden America.
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GPs can safely exclude pulmonary embolism using the Wells rule for PE in combination with either a qualitative point-of-care D-dimer test or a quantitative D-dimer test.
Kinds of Coughs and What They Might Mean
This ABC News article describes the differences between several types of cough and the potential reason behind them, including asthma, COPD and other conditions.
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Children with the CYP2C19 Poor Metabolizer Phenotype have worse asthma control after six months of lansoprazole treatment.
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Aseptika proprietary respiratory infection test, the Sputum test, will determine the amount of bacterial activity in the lungs of patients with COPD, asthma, and cystic fibrosis.