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The once-rare type of enterovirus has spread coast to coast to 22 states, up from 6 just a week ago, according to the CDC.
For older adults with COPD, combination therapy with long-acting β-agonists (LABAs) and inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) produces better outcomes than treatment with LABAs alone.
The fierce debate over whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking took another twist recently as a research paper on their use by cancer patients was criticized as flawed.
Pregnant women have an unusually strong immune response to influenza, an unexpected finding that may explain why they get sicker from the flu than other healthy adults.
NovaBiotics’ first-in-class drug Lynovex (NM001) received Orphan Drug Status from the Food and Drug Administration, allowing the requirement for the number of patients in a clinical trial to be lessened.
Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels and may have positive effects on shelter residents’ health.
Duke researchers have detailed how the bacteria that cause bubonic plague hitchhike on immune cells in the lymph nodes and eventually ride into the lungs and the blood stream.
The US Dept of Health and Human Services will sponsor the advanced development of a next-generation portable ventilator to help fill the need for portable, low-cost, user-friendly and flexible ventilators in a pandemic or other public health emergency.
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) causes heightened problems for people who suffer from asthma.
The number of Americans dying from accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers jumped significantly from about 3,000 deaths in 1999 to nearly 12,000 deaths in 2011.