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Health Headlines - March 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Cod Liver Oil May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Some rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who took a 10g daily dose of cod liver oil cut their use of painkilling non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by 30 percent, says a study by researchers at Dundee University in the U.K. The nine-month trial of about 60 patients found that ... Read on »
Whoosh, wheeze, whoosh, wheeze, thump, thump... by Fumasivil Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 12:15am Just been on a fi rst aid refresher course as I need to refresh my first aid skills after 3 years. It's the first time I've been with the CI. It was quite an interesting experience and finally after all these years I was able to discern the different sounds that those with laboured breathing sound like - asthmatic attack, heart attack, hypervent ... Read on »
Pant Wheeze Pant Wheeze by Glenn Jones Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 9:35am That about sums up yesterday’s run. Hill repeats on what is quickly becoming my least favorite place in Southern California – the hill on San Joaquin Hills Road from the back bay to Jamboree. 120 feet up in 1/4 mile. Then back down to repeat. Eight times. A one mile warm up and a one mile cool down made for six tough miles. Well – at least the ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Blood Thinner May Have Caused Allergic Reactions in More Than 50 Dialysis Patients Vials of the blood thinner heparin may be responsible for allergic reactions in 53 dialysis patients from 12 states. The suspected batches of heparin were recalled by its manufacturer, Baxter Healthcare Corp. in January, the Associated Press reports, but ma ... Read on »
Asthma, a condition often diagno... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:57pm Asthma, a condition often diagnosed as incurable and chronic, can be managed effectively with acupuncture. Acupuncture is a non-toxic therapy that enhances the body’s natural healing mechanisms. Acupuncture therapy is an alternative for treatment of complex physical disorders like asthma for individuals who experience medication side effects o ... Read on »
Oral Steroids Ineffective in the Treatment of Preschool Virus-Induced Wheezing by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 25 Jan 2009 3:45pm A new study from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry has found that a common treatment for wheezing in preschool children is no more effective than a placebo. The findings, reported in the January edition of The New England Journal of Medicine, call into question national guidelines for the treatment of viral-induced wheezing ... Read on »
Research Finds New Cause of Ozone Wheezing and Potential Treatments by nih.gov Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 5:00am NIH RADIO Research Finds New Cause of Ozone Wheezing and Potential Treatments Download (http://helix.od.nih.gov/nihradio/20090213ozone.mp3)   Transcript (http://www.nih.gov/news/radio/feb2009/20090213ozone.htm) Speaker: Dr. Stavros Garantziotis Staff Clinician ... Read on »
Epinephrine and dexamethasone for viral wheeze in infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:01pm There is uncertainty about the value of inhaled bron­chodilators and steroids for infants who wheeze. Now a multicentre trial in Canada has shown that treatment with oral dexamethasone and inhaled epinephrine (adrenaline) in the emergency depart­ment reduced rates of hospital admission. The trial was carried out at eight centres during Decembe ... Read on »
Epinephrine and dexamethasone for viral wheeze in infants by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm There is uncertainty about the value of inhaled bron­chodilators and steroids for infants who wheeze. Now a multicentre trial in Canada has shown that treatment with oral dexamethasone and inhaled epinephrine (adrenaline) in the emergency depart­ment reduced rates of hospital admission. The trial was carried out at eight centres during Decem ... Read on »
HOW COLDS CAUSE COUGHS AND WHEEZES by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 10:03pm Society for General Microbiology Cold-like infections make ‘cough receptors’ in the airways more sensitive, making asthmatics more prone to bouts of coughing and wheezing, reveal scientists presenting their findings at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Dublin. The work could lead to drugs ... Read on »