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Study: Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Reduce Asthma Risk in Children
December 29, 2016 1:41 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By ADVANCE Perspectives According to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine , researchers have found taking certain omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of the child developing asthma by nearly one-third. The study from Read More...
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A Trial of Clinical Trials
December 2, 2016 12:26 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Sarah Sutherland Exciting news for clinical trial researchers! The days of spending more time figuring out how to use your electronic data capture (EDC) — rather than actually conducting research — could be troubles of the past. Recently, Porter Research, Read More...
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Spyryx Biosciences Presents Data on SPX-101
November 4, 2016 8:48 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There is big news pertaining to Cystic Fibrosis (CF) coming out of the 2016 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC), where three posters presented by Spyryx Biosciences provided data demonstrating the safety, stability and efficacy Read More...
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New Opioid Use Among Older Adults with COPD Linked to Increased Risk for Respiratory-Related Death
July 14, 2016 1:18 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras (News-Medical.net) — Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who start using opioids have a more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared to non-opioid users, St. Michael's Hospital Read More...
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Potential Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine on the Way from Vaxart
June 30, 2016 2:02 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras ADVANCE has covered respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) consistently in the past year. Any why wouldn’t we? RSV is a major cause of severe respiratory infection in the elderly, in immunocompromised patients and in adults with other underlying Read More...
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Summer Fun at UPMC’s Heart Camp for Kids
June 9, 2016 12:47 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras The Dr. Bill Neches Heart Camp for Kids, sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, offers children and adolescents with heart disease a summer camp experience. The camp gives children and adolescents with heart disease the Read More...
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Putting Peanut Allergies Back in Their Shell
May 27, 2016 8:23 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras These days, it seems pretty common to have a friend or relative who unfortunately suffers from a peanut allergy, lactose intolerance or Celiac Disease. Off the top of my head, I can think of two cousins and several close friends who fit Read More...
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Color Running into Respiratory Problems?
May 19, 2016 12:20 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras With spring here and summer just around the corner, opportunities to have fun outdoor exercise are aplenty. And for those looking to shed a few pounds or just improve their general health, events that make exercise more social and group-oriented Read More...
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Didgeridoo Your Sleep a Favor
May 12, 2016 2:17 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There are few feelings as helpless as overwhelming as daytime fatigue and drowsiness. Speaking as someone who’s experienced a heaviness in my eyes sometime shortly after lunch since at least middle school, I can honestly say it’s a virtual Read More...
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LUNGevity Launches #ThisIsHope Campaign
April 29, 2016 9:07 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Cancer occupies a singular, ugly space in the hearts and minds of many. Those few unaffected — at least tangentially — by the disease dread the mere mention of it ever coming to their door. Those who have been affected, either personally Read More...
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Medicated Millennials
April 6, 2016 1:13 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras In spite of the fact that professional writing has increasingly moved to a digital medium, there is nonetheless an almost endless amount of ink (figuratively speaking) spent describing the “millennial” generation. Whether it’s their effect Read More...
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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
March 24, 2016 11:46 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There are few dynamics in life as frustrating as moving one step forward, but falling two steps back. I can distinctly remember a year and a half period where — without any dramatic change to my usual workout routines — I steadily gained Read More...
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Don’t Sleep On It
March 18, 2016 9:45 AM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras With the rise of social media has come increased attention to — or the invention of — many minor holidays. There’s a National Donut Day (and a separate Doughnut Day), a National Best Friend Day, a National Pizza Day and an International Read More...
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Salting Away Sickness
March 10, 2016 12:55 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras There are few parts of the United States that haven’t been blanketed with their first touch of springtime weather this week. Although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported recently that this winter was the Read More...
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What’s in a Sneeze?
March 3, 2016 1:48 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
By Tamer Abouras Remember the hubbub about 3D printed firearms a few years ago? The concept of 3D printing in and of itself — certainly one of the more futuristic ideas we’ve brought to life in recent times — is a little bit confounding until you’ve seen Read More...
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