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Immune system chemical may predict worsening of coronary heart disease in women
...angina and those with stable angina but with acute exacerbations
of their condition. Long term activation of immune cells may have a role in the build-up of fatty deposits (plaques) in the arteries, or in the response to other stimuli, or both, conclude the authors.They suggest that presence of high neopterin leve...
Flare-ups of chronic lung disease associated with specific bacterial strains, UB researchers find
...h chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and exacerbations
of the disease, answering a long-standing question...d. The three major pathogens implicated in causing exacerbations
were H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis, and Strep. Pneumoniae, the study showed. In addition to elucida...
Science highlights of AAN Annual Meeting in Honolulu March 29 April 5
... did not cause MS, but it did increase the risk of exacerbations
in the relapsing-remitting form of MS. These results suggest that a trial of antibiotic treatment of such infections is warranted because it may help mitigate disease exacerbation in some patients. Epilepsy For many patients with epilepsy, surgery...
Exposure to pollution before viral infection linked to more serious asthma attacks
...trogen dioxide exposure and the severity of asthma exacerbations
caused by proven respiratory viral infections in c...ight increase the severity of virus-induced asthma exacerbations
and these findings have potential implications for public health. Severe exacerbations
have the larg...
Study points to possible cause of asthma exacerbations
...sures. This could explain the viral-induced asthma exacerbations
seen in people with asthma," said Martha Monick, senior research assistant in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine in the UI Department of Internal Medicine and the study's co-lead author. Monick said the inspiration for...
Reducing allergens in the home helps inner-city children with asthma
...ity children with asthma resulted in fewer asthma exacerbations
and unscheduled visits for asthma during a two-year period, according to a UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas researcher who participated in the multicenter study. The National Institutes of Health study, reported in today's The New England ...