Article ID: 719915
Study Assesses Asthma Treatment Options in African American Children and AdultsAnn and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
A new study of African Americans with poorly controlled asthma, found differences in patients’ responses to commonly used treatments. Contrary to what researchers had expected, almost half of young children in the study responded differently than older children and adults, and than white children in prior studies.
Released:1-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 719759
Nanoparticles Wiggling Through Mucus May Predict Severe COPDJohns Hopkins Medicine
In a proof-of-concept experiment, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have successfully used microscopic man-made particles to predict the severity of patients’ chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by measuring how quickly the particles move through mucus samples. The technique, say the researchers, could eventually help doctors deliver more effective treatments sooner.
Released:30-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 713333
Study aims to learn why people in the rural South are less healthy, die soonerUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
The study will allow researchers to learn what causes the high burden of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Released:22-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT