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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,...

2013-09-25 23:35:56

Avail is conducting a 24-week study to evaluate the effect of a once-daily experimental inhalation therapy on arterial stiffness compared to a placebo and another drug in subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). DeLand, Florida (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this COPD Clinical Trial in Florida, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to participate, no...


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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.