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Poverty associated with worse survival, fewer lung transplants in lung disease patients

Fitness & Health: ATS 2021, New York, NY – Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare lung disease that…

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Point-of-care ultrasonography offers enormous advantages in acute diagnostics

Fitness & Health: Point-of-Care UltraSonography (POCUS) deployed during the emergency treatment of patients with acute dyspnea has enormous advantages over…

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Smartphone breath alcohol testing devices vary widely in accuracy

Fitness & Health: PHILADELPHIA– Alcohol-impaired driving kills 29 people a day and costs $121 billion a year in the U.S.…

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Navigating the COVID-19 crisis to prevent pressure injuries: Learning health system helped one hospital adapt and update care in real time

Fitness & Health: May 7, 2021 – Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems scrambled to modify patient care processes…

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Erythropoietin treatments may increase hip fracture risk in patients with kidney failure

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Hip fracture risk and mean EPO dose per week 1997 – 2013 view more  Credit: Dr. Noguchi…

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Researchers identify protein

Fitness & Health: BOSTON – Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified the protein “signature” of severe COVID-19, which…

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US pediatric emergency department visits for mental health conditions during COVID-19 pandemic

Fitness & Health: What The Study Did: Changes in the demographic characteristics and clinical outcomes of pediatric emergency department visits…

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Use of HINTS exam in emergency department is of limited value

Fitness & Health: DES PLAINES, IL – The diagnostic value of the Head-Impulse, Nystagmus, Test of Skew (HINTS) exam in…

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Shift-work causes negative impacts on health, affects men and women differently

Fitness & Health: Shift-work and irregular work schedules can cause several health-related issues and affect our defence against infection, according…

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Two distinct types of COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome identified

Fitness & Health: BOSTON – Approximately one in four patients hospitalized for the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) associated with…

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