Researchers have found a way to take a pediatric patient’s skin cells, reprogram the skin cells to function as heart valvular cells, and then use the cells as part of a tissue-engineered pulmonary valve.
The proportion of adults who have ever used e-cigarettes rose from about 3% to 8% from 2010-12, but there was no significant change last year, according to a CDC study.
UTHealth will use a four-year, $1.3 million grant from the CDC and NIOSH to study how the risk of asthma has changed for healthcare workers in Texas over the last 10 years.
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia now have a total of 213 confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, according to the CDC.
Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they’re actually needed for children with ear and throat infections, a new study indicates.
New virology research indicates that host cells, which have a natural ability to restrict viral infection, can be used to combat the influenza virus.
In a first of its kind study on nicotine addiction, scientists measured responses to rewards during nicotine withdrawal that can be similarly quantified across species like humans and rats.
The Hamilton-T1 transport ventilator is now approved in the EU with a neonatal option, according to the company.
Breathe Technologies’ NIOV System, a one-pound noninvasive mechanical ventilator, has received a CE Mark for use in Europe.
“Tome Un Respiro” is a Spanish-language campaign to raise awareness among Hispanics in the US about the prevalence, treatment options, and disease management of COPD.