New data indicates various doses of roflumilast reduced allergen-induced airway inflammation in asthma patients.
child academics
A study on children's health revealed that fourth and fifth graders exposed to toxic air pollutants at home are more likely to have lower GPAs.
flu vaccine
A new study shows that individuals who received the flu vaccine were protected for up to 6 months after the vaccination.
COPD digital platform
Patients with COPD who used a digital health application to report symptoms and receive treatment recommendations experienced less severe COPD exacerbations, according to a new study.
Luminex Corporation has submitted a a 510(k) application to the FDA for its NxTAG respiratory pathogen panel, according to PharmaBiz.
A University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology study showed the immediate survival rate for CPR is approximately 37% as compared to medical television shows, which was 70%.
san joaquin
In recently released ratings, San Joaquin Community Hospital was rated high performing for COPD care in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care.
Using nutrition software on GE's Carescape R860, The Jewish Hospital was able to reduce the amount of time ventilated patients remained in the ICU by 28%, which resulted in a cost savings of nearly $9,000 per patient.
legionnaires news
Illinois state officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town.
hospital sepsis care
A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine review reveals research-based guidance to improve compliance when treating sepsis.
RSV study
A new study will infect study participants with a strain of RSV to see how the infections develops and investigate a possible treatment.
senior flu vaccine
A Brown University study of the records of nursing home residents affirms the value of the flu vaccine in senior adults.
cystic fibrosis vaccine
A team of researchers released recommendations against the use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa vaccines in patients with cystic fibrosis.
The respiratory care program of Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia recently received accreditation, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post.
paramedic care
In a large pediatric cardiac arrest study, researchers found that survival was highest, particularly among teens, when care was given within 10 to 35 minutes on the scene under the treatment of a paramedic.
The FDA has fast-tracked Cempra Inc’s solithromycin intravenous and capsules to treat community acquired bacterial pneumonia.
Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to improve care quality and to lower costs, according to a new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The FDA has ordered three tobacco companies to stop claiming their cigarettes are "additive-free" or "natural."
Combination therapy with ambrisentan and tadalafil can significantly reduce the risk of clinical-failure events for pulmonary arterial hypertension patients compared with either drug alone.
Children in nonshockable cardiac arrest who did not receive epinephrine within 5 minutes of the event (21%) had a lower likelihood of survival than children who did (33%).