The study found that HRV was associated with 18% of cases bronchiolitis and 47% of URI cases in previously healthy term infants.
Compared with continuous positive airway pressure, intermittent positive-pressure ventilation did little to decrease the need for mechanical ventilation in infants with respiratory distress syndrome.
The $1.2 million grant will examine how elevated levels of exposure to air pollutants, coupled with psychological stress, may contribute to higher rates of asthma in urban communities.
A new study finds that this early loss of lung function may lead to more serious disease during adulthood and that early identification and treatment is key to stemming asthma progression.
New fraud prevention rules now authorize use of enhanced screenings and enrollment requirements, increased data sharing across government, expanded overpayment recovery efforts, and greater oversight of private insurance abuses.
The CDC’s recent FluView report finds that most flu indicators increased, including the number of people visiting doctors for influenza-like illness and the number of states reporting widespread influenza activity.
A new study finds that health care workers can most directly affect the quality of life of patients with advanced stage lung cancer by helping manage symptoms.
Failure to use evidence obtained through research when making decision causes inefficiencies and reduces quantity and quality of life for patients.
A Cochrane review of randomized clinical trials comparing mechanical CPR devices to manual chest compressions has failed to show if one is method is superior to the other.
The researchers also discovered that the severity of injury to the airway depends on the genetic make-up of the affected individual.