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Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?

...icient in iron have higher susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections, and anaemia which can affect their brain, motor activity and general performance in school, whilst adult manual laborers in developing countries were found to be less productive when iron-deficient, and left untreated for hookworm a...

World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase

...better understanding of the factors thataffect the respiratory health of the community. The study is now the worlds largest and longest running research study on respiratory healthand one of the most significant community and family studies on respiratory diseases such asas...

Home health care devices focus of FDA Conference at UH

...issed. Additional topics to be covered include respiratory therapy for patients with disorders such as sleep apnea and chronic lung problems; risk management in the home of issues that address human error (i.e. misuse of equipment) and environmental (i.e. electromagnetic interference) factors; the need for u...

New research spares children the pain of the needle

... oral medication is tolerated, and temperature and respiratory distress are settling. Most importantly children will be spared the pain and distress that injections cause....

Intensive-care patients with alcohol problems are more likely to require mechanical ventilation

...d de Wit, certain critical illnesses such as acute respiratory distress syndrome carry a high mortality largely b...s), gastrointestinal hemorrhage, asthma, COPD, and respiratory failure for the years 2002 to 2003. Medical patients who have an AUD are more likely to develop...

AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US

...AstraZeneca U.S. The addition of SYMBICORT to our respiratory portfolio reinforces AstraZenecas commitment to developing new, effective treatments, and provides patients and physicians with a new treatment option to improve and maintain lung health. SYMBICORT was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administrat...

CAM-oriented primary care providers result in cost savings, high patient satisfaction

...ctors treated and managed cases ranging from upper respiratory tractinfections and allergies to headaches, orthopedic and other medical conditions. In 2005, the chiropractic PCPs managed 60 percent of their enrolled patients without requiring a referral to aconventional medical specialist. These data mirror th...

Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease

...birth weight, body mass index at age 4.5 years and respiratory function whilst awake were found to be unrelated. The study cohort was drawn from participants in the Australian Childhood Asthma Prevention Study (CAPS) a randomised controlled trial of dietary intervention and house dust mite avoidance during th...

AMPAKINE compounds a new potential treatment for respiratory depression

Drug-induced respiratory depression is a life-threatening condition caused ...from the overdose of some classes of abused drugs, respiratory depression also arises during normal, physician-supervised procedures such as surgical anesthesia, p...

FDA approves ZYFLO CR extended-release tablets for chronic treatment of asthma

...ill continue to expand DEYs presence in asthma and respiratory care. In March 2007, Critical Therapeutics and DEY entered into an agreement for the co-promotion of ZYFLO CR and ZYFLO, the immediate-release formulation of zileuton. DEYs sales force began promoting ZYFLO on April 30, 2007. Upon the launch of Z...

12-month study demonstrated tolerability and efficacy of Daytrana

...cent) included decreased appetite, headache, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, pyrexia and decreased weight. Most (98 percent) adverse events were mild or moderate in severity and consistent with known effects of methylphenidate. Three serious adverse events were reported and all were considered unrela...

Investigational nonstimulant Guanfacine XR significantly improved child, adolescent ADHD symptoms

...nce (29.9 percent), headache (19.7 percent), upper respiratory tract infection (15.1 percent), fatigue (12.4 percent) and sedation (11.2 percent). The incidence of syncopal events was less than 2 percent. As in the 303 open-label study, potential contributing factors were noted in some of the patients who did ...

Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity

...body size with the following measures of severity: respiratory symptoms, healthcare utilization (emergency room visits or other unscheduled doctor visits for asthma), medication usage, missed days at work and the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) severity classification. GINA is an international society aimed ...

Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder

...restlessness (14.3 percent vs. 3.4 percent), upper respiratory tract infection (8.2 percent vs. 4 percent), and blurred vision (6.6 percent vs. 1.7 percent)....

Marijuana worsens COPD symptoms in current cigarette smokers

...olumbia. The odds of cigarette smokers having any respiratory symptoms was 2.36 times that of nonsmokers, while ...ne who smoked both cigarettes and marijuana having respiratory symptoms was 18 times that of someone who smoked neitheran eightfold jump in risk, Dr. Tan says. Th...

Electronic nose may help diagnose asthma

...ectronic nose has been developed that can diagnose respiratory infections such as pneumonia by comparing smell prints from the breath of a sick patient with those of patients with standardized readings. It is also being studied as a diagnostic tool for lung cancer. In the new study, the researchers compared the ...

Clinical trial data for Perforomist Inhalation Solution presented at International ATS Conference

...n Solution. "DEY is the US leader in nebulized respiratory medication, and bringing the first nebulized formoterol fumarate to market is central to our overall strategy," commented Mel Engle, President and CEO of DEY. "We are highly gratified by the positive safety and efficacy outcomes from the Phase III p...

Eating apples and fish during pregnancy may protect against childhood asthma and allergies

...ers filled out a questionnaire about the childrens respiratory symptoms and allergies, as well as a questionnaire...ng pregnancy might be more influential on a childs respiratory health than the childs own diet. She notes that further study of this group of children will be need...

GPs should lead chronic disease fight -- Top doctor

...including diabetes, chronic illness management and respiratory illnesses. GP and Director of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI) based at ANU, Professor Nicholas Glasgow, said that the combination of practice and research contributed balance to the debate about the role of general ...

'Healthy' children with smoking parents aren't really so healthy

... -- Children of smokers who dont show any signs of respiratory problems may still be experiencing damaging change..."Everyone knows that children of smokers have more respiratory problemsmore puffing, wheezing, cases of pneumoniabut until now we havent known if lung function is ...

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