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Single SNP may increase tuberculosis susceptibility

News 2 days ago

New Rochelle, NY, July 21, 2017-Researchers have shown that a single nucleotide change in a gene that affects production of hepcidin–a peptide involved in inflammation, immunity, and control of iron levels–is associated with greater susceptibility to extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Individuals with […]

Interactieve playground ‘AirPlay’ helpt astmapatiëntjes

News 5 days ago

Recent werd op de poli Kindergeneeskunde van Medisch Spectrum Twente de interactieve playground AirPlay geopend om kinderen met astma beter te kunnen laten bewegen terwijl ze gemonitord worden. Kinderarts Boony Thio zocht naar een methode om astmapatiëntjes meer te laten bewegen […]

Vitamin D does not reduce risk of common cold among children

News 7 days ago

Among children 1 to 5 years of age, daily high-dose administration of vitamin D did not reduce overall wintertime upper respiratory tract infections, according to a study by Jonathon L. Maguire, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of Toronto, and colleagues, […]

New treatment for TBC

News 2 weeks ago

A recent discovery by Cornell University researchers could lead to a new, effective treatment for persistent tuberculosis infections. Brian VanderVen, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, along with colleagues at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered a key metabolic […]

Important geo-economic variations in care and outcomes of ARDS

News 4 weeks ago

A recent study of the LUNG SAFE Investigators and ESICM Trials Group found important geo-economic differences exist in the severity, clinician recognition, and management of ARDS, and in outcomes of patients. There was an independent association between between income per […]

COPD Self-Care Appears to Improve with Social Support

News 4 weeks ago

June 27, 2017─People with COPD are more likely to be active and to participate in pulmonary rehabilitation if they live with others and have a caregiver, according to new research published online, ahead of print in the Annals of the […]