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Immunotherapy tablet helps control asthma in people with house dust mite allergy

Patients with house dust mite allergy related asthma showed improvements in asthma control when given sublingual allergen immunotherapy on top of their usual medicine, research published in JAMA has found.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Petition urges GSK and Pfizer to lower price of pneumonia vaccine

The humanitarian charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders has delivered a petition of almost 400 000 signatures to the headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in London and Pfizer in New York, demanding that the companies reduce the price of their pneumonia vaccine in developing countries to $5 (£3.45; €4.40) per child.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
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over 4 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Bronchiolitis After the ED: Should We Worry About O2 Saturation?

What happens to oxygen saturations in infants with bronchiolitis in the first 72 hours after being discharged from the emergency department, and does this influence return visits?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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BF Spiromax Compared to BF Turbuhaler for Persistent Asthma

A new study compares the use of two inhalers for delivering budesonide and formoterol in patients with persistent asthma. How do they stack up?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Pulmonary Oedema

 
Mrs Malaika Smith
over 4 years ago
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Shortness of Breath

Mind map revising causes of shortness of breath  
Mrs Malaika Smith
over 4 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.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Current Concepts in Individualized Care of <i>ALK</i>-Translocated Advanced NSCLC

The goal of this activity is to optimize care for patients with advanced ALK-translocated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Bronchiolitis Reanalysis: Hypertonic Saline Does Not Reduce LOS

The new analysis found that outliers were driving previous results that came to the opposite conclusion. Experts say rethinking the oxygen saturation threshold may be the way to reduce length of stay.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Tuberculosis Symptoms, Causes, & Pathophysiology

This video covers the pathophysiology of TB infection, as well as important complications, signs and symptoms, tests and procedures, and treatment.  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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S. pneumoniae Colonisation in Children With Asthma

This study investigates the protective effects of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children and adolescents with asthma.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Are Clinically Diagnosed Lung Cancer Patients Overtreated?

Clinically diagnosed early-stage lung cancer patients have significantly longer cancer-specific survival than pathologically diagnosed patients, suggesting they are overtreated for benign disease.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Help Patients With Asthma Use Inhalers the Right Way

Many patients have uncontrolled asthma because they are using inhalers incorrectly. Do you know the correct way to teach inhaler use?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Iatrogenic Pneumothorax More Common at Teaching Hospitals

The incidence of iatrogenic pneumothorax has been higher at teaching hospitals than at nonteaching hospitals every year since 2000, according to data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) database.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Evaluating Effects of CFTR Modulation in Cystic Fibrosis CME/CE

: Experts consider the nonpulmonary and pulmonary effects of CFTR modulator therapies in clinical trials and in clinical practice.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Osimertinib Activity When Used Up Front in EGFR+ NSCLC

The third-generation EGFR inhibitor osimertinib extends survival when used as a first- and second-line therapy in non-small cell lung cancer.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Lung Cancer Admissions Down, but Hospital Costs Up

Although the number of admissions for lung cancer and in-hospital mortality decreased significantly over the past decade, the cost per hospitalization almost doubled, say US investigators.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago