Children exposed to the secondhand smoke of their parents may be at a higher risk of developing heart disease as adults, according to new research.
A new survey-based study shows that sleeping longer one night is linked to an increase in sexual desire the following day for women, linking sleep and sex.
A recent study found that aspirin therapy administered to patients with ARDS was associated with a reduced risk of ICU mortality.
The United States government is developing a new bird flu vaccine to protect poultry from new strains of avian flu.
whole grains
High whole grains consumption has been shown to reduce the overall risk of death from a variety of chronic conditions, such as respiratory disease, diabetes, and cancer.
blood test
The results of a multicenter clinical study validates the ability of its ImmunoXpert diagnostic blood test to assess whether a patient has an acute bacterial or viral infection.
Research reveals an association between the haze in South-East Asia and mortality rates caused by respiratory illness.
New research from the Washington University School of Medicine reveals insight into possibly counteracting inappropriate mucus production in conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The Portex Blue Line Ultra tracheostomy tubes with thin-walled inner cannulae allow increased respiratory airflow and help improve the patient’s work of breathing while maintaining patency and airway hygiene.
3-D rendering of a healthy red blood cell and one afflicted with sickle cell disease
Forty-four percent of adults with sickle cell disease who report trouble sleeping actually have a clinical diagnosis of sleep disordered breathing, including sleep apnea, which lowers their oxygen levels at night.
The FDA has approved Anthrasil, Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), to treat patients with inhalational anthrax in combination with appropriate antibacterial drugs.
Two FDA advisory committees have voted 16 to 4 in favor of approving Breo Ellipta for the treatment of asthma in adults aged 18 years and older.
After nearly dying, UM student recovering from hantavirus
A University of Montana student infected with hantavirus in early March continues to recover from the virus that nearly killed him.
Two months after the California Department of Health declared e-cigarettes a public health risk, the state has rolled out new TV and digital ads about the dangers of the devices.
Publicly insured Americans who undergo lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis fare markedly worse in the long run than privately insured Americans.
Public Release: 25-Mar-2015 Experience saves lives: Advanced life-support study reveals differences in survival rates
For adults, the odds of surviving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) depend on which hospital provides the life-supporting treatment, with the best odds at ones that use the technique dozens of times a year.
Laboratory testing among patients undergoing cardiac surgery can lead to excessive bloodletting, which can increase the risk for developing hospital-acquired anemia and the need for blood transfusion.
Sollpura (liprotamase) is an investigational enzyme therapy appropriated for those with lower levels of digestive enzyme, or Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) caused by several diseases, including cystic fibrosis.
Complications from pre-operative radiation of soft tissue sarcoma can be predicted by transcutaneous oximetry to allow for interventions.
doctor examining lung x-ray
Repeated use of roflumilast increases the production of a protein that causes inflammation, which possibly results in COPD patients developing a tolerance to the drug.