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Dust cloud exposure, injury on 9/11 led to heart, respiratory disease diagnosis

July 24, 2017

Participants exposed to dust clouds and injury on 9/11 were later diagnosed with respiratory and heart diseases, according to a study published in Injury Epidemiology.

“Our findings indicate that intense exposure on a single day — the first day of the disaster — contributes substantially to the risk of developing chronic conditions,” Robert M. Brackbill, PhD, of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, said in a press release.

Revefenacin shows promise in phase 3 trial for treating COPD

July 21, 2017
A 12-month phase 3 safety study demonstrated positive results of revefenacin for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a press release…
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Combination demonstrates activity in extensive stage small cell lung cancer

July 21, 2017
CHICAGO — The combination of veliparib and cisplatin/etoposide conferred benefit to patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer, according to results from…
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Childhood asthma tied to increased LV mass index in adulthood

July 21, 2017
Adults with a history of childhood asthma had an elevated left ventricular mass index, especially in those with prehypertension or hypertension, according to a study…
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Ethics and Professional Boundaries in Healthcare

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Chapter 5: Quantification And Identification Of Probiotic Organisms In Humans

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VIDEO: Expert discusses controversies in lung cancer screenings

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