Tag: "bronchiolitis" at medical news
Popcorn Workers At Health Risk
...ortant underlying factor in the development of the bronchiolitis
obliterans syndrome (BOS), previously documented in workers at this plant. Source: Newswise...
Parental Knowledge Of RSV Infections Is Vital
...ear in the US. The virus also causes pneumonia and bronchiolitis
(a swelling of the small airways) and may be associated with wheezing. Out of these patients who has contracted RSV infection 500 children die every year because they suffer from serious RSV infections. The virus can be easily contracted from an in...
Mist over a way to help premature babies breathes cleared!
...ear that over the last six years many infants with bronchiolitis
a potentially fatal chest infection] presenting to our children's unit have received unnecessarily intensive care." <br...
RSV Hits Winnipeg Childrens Hospital
...tal, the Winnipeg Free Press reports. RSV causes bronchiolitis
and pneumonia among infants under one year of age. It infects the narrow airways in the lungs and can be fatal in babies and small children. "Some of the very young children, once they're intubated, do require to be intubated probably for about a w...
Rotavirus can Spread Beyond the Intestine
...hem with samples taken from children admitted with bronchiolitis
or noninfectious, nonchronic conditions and health...otavirus-positive stools, in 2 of 17 children with bronchiolitis
of unknown cause without gastroenteritis, and in 5 of 41 children with gastroenteritis but with rota...
Rejection in Lung Transplants Due to Elevated Pepsin Level
...nt have longer survival rates and delayed onset of bronchiolitis
obliterans syndrome than those who do not. If fundoplication is confirmed as a useful prophylaxis in preventing lung rejection, they write, markers of aspiration may contribute to identifying patients who might derive clinical benefit....
Experts Need to Include Children in Research
...ents for acute and chronic chest disorders such as bronchiolitis
and asthma. They will also be looking at infectious diseases and immunisation; new treatments for neuromuscular diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy; and prevention of the complications of sickle cell disease, to name but a few. Professor...