Latest pulmonary edema Stories
Researchers from Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering recently revealed that they have developed a “lung-on-a-chip” that mimics human diseases and could be the next step forward in terms of research.
A new study has found evidence that marathon running could trigger pulmonary oedema, where fluid builds up in the lungs.
The utility of a naturally occurring protein given, sometimes to great effect, as a drug to treat advanced cancers is limited by the severe side effects it sometimes causes.
...don't climb too fast!
New clinical guidelines for use of noninvasive ventilation in critical care settings are published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100071.pdf.
Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova was hospitalized for pulmonary edemaâ€”fluid build-up in the lungsâ€”while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, drawing attention to the high risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high altitude pulmonary edema among climbers of high peaks.
If summer travel plans include high altitude conditions, it is important to take proper precautionary measures to prevent sickness.
High altitude medicine is a "natural research laboratory" for the study of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology.
Florida officials said Wednesday they were looking into whether an unapproved vitamin supplement may have killed 21 polo horses in Wellington. Examinations of the horses' carcasses revealed the animals had suffered from lung hemorrhages, The Palm Beach Post reported.. State Agriculture Department spokesman Mark Fagan said investigators were looking into whether the vitamin supplement Biodyl may have been involved in the Sunday deaths, the Post said.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A few people are prone to develop fluid build-up in the lungs -- that is, pulmonary edema -- after swimming, either on the surface or while scuba diving.