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Yoga may improve asthma symptoms, Cochrane review finds

A Cochrane review has concluded that yoga “probably” improves quality of life and symptoms in people who have asthma. However, its effects on lung function and the use of medicines remain uncertain.  
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over 3 years ago
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A neonate with dyspnoea

A newborn boy presented to the neonatal intensive care unit with dyspnoea at birth. He was born at 40+1 weeks’ gestation and weighed 2950 g, with Apgar scores of 9 at one minute and 9 at five minutes. On examination, his left lung breath sounds were absent and bowel sounds could be auscultated in the left thoracic cage. His respiratory rate was 70 breaths/min and there were no other …  
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over 3 years ago
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A neonate with dyspnoea

A newborn boy presented to the neonatal intensive care unit with dyspnoea at birth. He was born at 40+1 weeks’ gestation and weighed 2950 g, with Apgar scores of 9 at one minute and 9 at five minutes. On examination, his left lung breath sounds were absent and bowel sounds could be auscultated in the left thoracic cage. His respiratory rate was 70 breaths/min and there were no other …  
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over 3 years ago
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Pneumonia: Causes, Types, & Symptoms

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs that can be caused by a variety of different pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and mycobacteria. Depending on the pathogen, symptoms can range in severity; this video covers the pathophysiology of a lung infection, as well as common types, clinical signs and symptoms, and treatments.  
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over 3 years ago
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Biopsy-Proven IgG4-Related Lung Disease

Gain a better understanding of lung involvement in immunoglobulin G4-related disease.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Dermatomyositis As a Prodromal Sign of Lung Adenocarcinoma

This case report highlights the importance of a thorough search for underlying malignancy in patients with dermatomyositis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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EU Expands Nivolumab Approval For Lung and Kidney Cancer

Nivolumab is now approved in Europe for both nonsquamous- and squamous-type non-small-cell lung cancer, as well as for use in renal cell carcinoma.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Climate Change Threatens Hearts, Lungs But Also Brains - U.S. Study

Climate change can be expected to boost the number of annual premature U.S. deaths from heat waves in coming decades and to increase mental health problems from extreme weather like hurricanes and floods, a U.S. study said on Monday.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Will Hyperpolarized Noble Gas MRI Revolutionize Lung Imaging?

Hyperpolarized noble gas MRI marks the next wave of lung imaging innovation.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Which vessel is a posterior relation of the right main bronchus?

This video is part of a playlist of short videos which are intended to combine multiple choice questions' answering experience with an improved understanding...  
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over 3 years ago
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Second Malignancies After Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Might irradiation of the prostate contribute to secondary cancers of other organs, such as bladder, colon, lung, and rectum?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Which systemic vein can be blocked by a tumor at the lung hilum?

This video is part of a playlist of short videos which are intended to combine multiple choice questions' answering experience with an improved understanding.  
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over 3 years ago
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Bronchopulmonary segments of the lungs

This video is part of a playlist of short videos which are intended to combine multiple choice questions' answering experience with an improved understanding...  
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over 3 years ago
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Reslizumab Effective in Chronic Sinusitis With Nasal Polyps

For a subgroup of patients, an anti-interleukin-5 antibody improved asthma exacerbation rates, lung function, and quality of life, according to a subanalysis of data from two pivotal phase 3 trials.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Hydrocortisone Curbs Lung Problems in Extremely Preterm Infants

Early low-dose hydrocortisone prompts a significant increase in bronchopulmonary dysplasia-free survival in extremely preterm infants, according to French researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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One in four COPD patients gets no treatment at first diagnosis, study shows

More than a quarter of patients have no drug treatment prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the first year of diagnosis despite having symptoms and poor lung function, an analysis of UK general practice data has shown.1  
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over 3 years ago
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One in four COPD patients gets no treatment at first diagnosis, study shows

More than a quarter of patients have no drug treatment prescribed for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the first year of diagnosis despite having symptoms and poor lung function, an analysis of UK general practice data has shown.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Everolimus Now Approved for Lung and GI NET

The drug is now approved for use in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of lung and gastrointestinal (GI) origin; it is already approved for pancreatic NETs.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Embryology of the Respiratory System

Excellent study notes on the Respiratory System!  
Michael Williams
over 3 years ago