LB Ware, JW Lee, N. Wickersham, J. Nguyen, MA Matthay, CS Calfee
Although recipients of donor lungs from smokers have worse clinical outcomes, the underlying mechanisms are unknown. We tested the association between donor smoking and the degree of pulmonary edema (as estimated by lung weight), the rate of ...
Medscape - Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:03

Novel scoring index may guide percutaneous transluminal pulmonary angioplasty
A combined approach using pressure-wire guidance and a novel predictive scoring index was associated with reduced reperfusion pulmonary edema and vessel complications in patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal pulmonary angioplasty.
Healio - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:26

GMO Bt corn's underrated ability to reduce mycotoxins benefits health and ...
Animals consume the toxins in animal feed, which can lead to fertility problems or diseases—leukoencephalomalacia in horses and porcine pulmonary edema in pigs. Increased exposure to aflatoxin can increase risk of liver cancer in humans, modulate ...
Genetic Literacy Project - Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:19

Are Triathletes Really Dying of Heart Attacks?
But it's also possible it just looked like a heart attack, but was actually rooted in pulmonary edema—fluid accumulation in the lungs that can prove lethal if unchecked, says Melissa Bates, assistant professor of physiology at the University of Iowa ...
Outside Magazine - Sun, 02 Nov 2014 13:22

Pet advice: Deck the halls carefully if you have pets
Decorate with the pet in mind and you'll keep the fur-kids in the family happy and safe. By Joann Hager Halifax Media Group. Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.. Last Modified: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:18 p.m.. It's time to ...
Spartanburg Herald Journal - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:22

Lilly's CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) Receives Third FDA Approval
Specifically, CYRAMZA is now also indicated in combination with docetaxel, for the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with disease progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy. ..... vs 6%; 15% vs 3 ...
SYS-CON Media (press release) - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:41

Endurance athletes at risk of swimming-induced pulmonary edema
Endurance athletes taking part in triathlons are at risk of the potentially life-threatening condition of swimming-induced pulmonary oedema. Cardiologists from Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:22

Extreme Fitness Can Kill Athletes
Counsel & Heal - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:00

Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida Babies
As compared to the MOMS trial, the trial showed a decrease in average operating times, decrease in pulmonary edema, decrease in transfusion rate at time of cesarean delivery and also a decrease in the incidence of preterm premature rupture of membranes ...
KSAT San Antonio - Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:37

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