Using a Parent Coordinator to Support the Role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Care Coordination
The role of the pediatric nurse practitioner is becoming more complex with time. Both patients and the health care system are becoming more intricate. Effective support of the...
2 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Health Care
GBD: 3.2 Million COPD Deaths Worldwide in 2015
Asthma is most common respiratory disease, COPD is most deadly
3 days ago - MedPageToday
New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD
Latest global estimates illustrate the vast impact of the two most common chronic respiratory diseases, with 3.2 million deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and...
3 days ago - News Medical
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD
Title: Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD Category: Health News Created: 8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
3 days ago - Medicine Net - 3 articles
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year from Asthma, COPD
In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma , COPD , International Health
4 days ago - MedlinePlus - 2 articles
COPD: 3.2 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015
The Global Burden of Disease Study reports that asthma and COPD prevalence and mortality rates have decreased, but actual numbers are rising, thanks to population growth and...
4 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Pesticide Deteriorates Respiratory Health in Children Living Near Farms
Exposure to elemental sulfur, the commonly used pesticide reduces lung function and worsens asthma in children living near the farm.
4 days ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Heavily-used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers' children
New study finds that elemental sulfur is linked to reduced lung function, more asthma-related symptoms and higher asthma medication use in children living about a half-mile or...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Warning on the world's most common pesticide
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that spraying with elemental sulphur raises the risk of asthma and breathing problems in children living near fields.
7 days ago - Daily Mail
Thunderstorm Asthma on the Rise
Another reason to fear thunderstorms? Dr Stadtmauer reviews a perspective on thunderstorm asthma, recently published in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Medscape...
9 days ago - Medscape
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Zika virus suppresses a pregnant woman's immune system
University of Southern California researchers found that the Zika virus works by suppressing a pregnant woman's immune system, enabling the virus to spread and harm an unborn baby.
Gulf of Mexico DEAD ZONE caused by agricultural runoff from U.S. farms
Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an area of water that contains little to no oxygen. The significantly...
Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs...
Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's
Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Disease , Drug Safety , Heartburn
Control Mechanisms of Synapse Formation Identified
Excitatory synapses release neurotransmitters that excite neurons and synaptic inhibitors release neurotransmitters to inhibit nerve cell excitability synapse.
New Terahertz Imaging Approach can be Useful for Detecting Early-Stage Skin...
Skin cancer can already be detected using terahertz light, but because of the low resolution, the cancer can only be seen after it has grown quite large.
Smart Label Could Detect Food and Cosmetic Spoilage, Contamination
A low-cost, portable, paper-based sensor incorporated into smart labels helps to detect food and cosmetic spoilage and contamination with easy-to-read results.
The Rock Shares His Gym Playlist So We Can All Workout Like Him
Rodale Inc. Ok, so maybe not exactly like him You probably can't lift like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the gym, but now at least you can listen to the music that gets him in...
Patients With Heart Failure Mostly Underestimate Their Disease Risk
The perception about heart disease severity varied between the patient and the physician who treated them.
Breast Milk Might Be Used To Fight Antibacterial Resistance
Sugars present in the breast milk helps take over bacteria which are usually resistant to antibiotics.