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By Ed Susman VIRTUAL -- October 22, 2021 -- Patients diagnosed with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) undergoing spirometry testing may exhibit a rare paradoxical bronchospasm -- a life threatening condition that is often missed by clinicians, according to a study presented at...
By Ed Susman VIRTUAL -- October 21, 2021 -- Prophylactic azithromycin prevents respiratory tract infections in patients with asthma, and keeps patients out of the hospital, according to real-world data presented at CHEST 2021, the Annual Meeting of the American College of CHEST Physicians. In a...
By Eric Ramos VIRTUAL -- October 20, 2021 -- A non-ablative vaginal erbium laser therapy device (IncontiLase) improves stress urinary incontinence symptoms significantly better than sham treatment, as measured by the standardised 1-hour pad weight test and several patient reported outcomes,...
By Eric Ramos VIRTUAL -- October 20, 2021 -- MV140 is an effective non-antimicrobial option to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in adult women, while positively contributing to reduce healthcare use and antibiotic use, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual...
By Denise Baez VIRTUAL -- October 19, 2021 -- There are quantitative and qualitative EEG differences between patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study presented at the Virtual 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological...
By Denise Baez VIRTUAL -- October 18, 2021 -- An external trigeminal nerve stimulation device was superior to a sham device in providing pain freedom and freedom from bothersome migraine-associated symptoms at 2 hours, and sustained pain freedom at 24 hours, in patients who experienced 2 or more...
By Denise Baez VIRTUAL -- October 18, 2021 -- A novel imaging biomarker can accurately detect which patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) will progress to Alzheimer’s disease dementia within 5 years of diagnosis, researchers reported at the Virtual 146th Annual Meeting of the...
By Denise Baez A novel imaging biomarker can accurately detect which patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) will progress to Alzheimer’s disease dementia within 5 years of diagnosis, researchers reported at the Virtual 146th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association...
By Denise Baez A cell-culture-derived quadrivalent influenza vaccine (IIV4c) provided protection against influenza in healthy children and adolescents across seasons, regardless of previous influenza vaccination, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The research...
The structural integrity of the brain’s white matter as measured with an advanced MRI technique is lower in cognitively normal people who carry a genetic mutation associated with Alzheimer’s disease than it is in non-carriers, according to a study published in Radiology. The findings show the...

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