A new score, the ADO index, for predicting a patients risk of dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease performs better than the current test and is more applicable in clinical practice.
West Virginia University researchers found that RSV prompts the release of a molecule that keeps the invaded cells alive despite the infection.
A comparative effectiveness study showed that, in general, patients with asthma had better outcomes with oral controllers than inhaled corticosteroids.
The Tech-Aid Institute hopes to reach people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and educate them on how to protect against influenza A(H1N1).
A new article examines Twitter as a potential means of on-the-go communication of medical alerts to patients and the public.
The US Department of Health and Human Services asks that all hospitals participate in order to gain an accurate account of the number of ventilators that would be available in the event of a nationwide pandemic.
CMS announces the timeline for those wishing to participate in the Round One Rebid and urges quick registration.
Collins becomes the 16th director of the NIH, replacing Raynard S. Kington, MD, PhD, who will return to his role as NIH principal deputy director.
The study provides strong evidence to support the findings of smaller, community-based studies that suggested increased frequency of death among adults with OSA.
The much-debated public option for health insurance could be off the table after a week of tumultuous town hall meetings.