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Yoga Can Help Patients With COPD Improve Lung Function
2013-10-29 06:18:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders reveals that patients with COPD can improve their lung function by practicing yoga. The study found that lung function, shortness of breath and inflammation all demonstrated significant improvement after patients completed 12 weeks of yoga training. The study results were presented at CHEST 2013, the...

2013-10-27 23:00:34

Music Award-winner Chloe Temtchine to Perform at New York's first 02 Breathe Gala Honoring Legacy of Pioneering Pulmonary Hypertension Physician and Researcher Dr. Robyn Barst New York, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 The 1st Annual Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) New York City O2 breathe Gala will take place on Thursday, November 7th at the Lighthouse at Pier 61 in New York City. Craig Melvin, MSNBC anchor and NBC News correspondent will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the...

2013-10-07 09:22:06

In a study published in published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, a Dartmouth researcher found that dying heart cells are kept alive with spikes of oxygen. During a heart attack when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of the heart is interrupted, and not quickly restored, heart muscle begins dying. Deprived of oxygen and other essential nutrients, cell death continues occurring over a period of time leading to progressive loss of heart function and congestive heart failure. Current...

2013-10-01 15:37:46

To address the global phenomenon of disparities in respiratory health, the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society have released an official policy statement in which each pledges its commitment to reducing health disparities between the lowest and highest socioeconomic groups by continuing or initiating work with leaders from governments, academia, and other organizations to promote scientific inquiry and training, disseminate medical information and best practices,...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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