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As pediatric use of iNO increased, mortality rates dropped - Science Daily



As pediatric use of iNO increased, mortality rates dropped 
Science Daily
iNO, a colorless odorless gas, is used to treat hypoxic respiratory failure in infants born full-term and near term and also has become an important therapy for acute respiratory distress syndrome and pulmonary hypertension in newborns. Jonathan Chan ...

 


Editorial: Having a health care proxy makes sense - GazetteNET



GazetteNET
 
Editorial: Having a health care proxy makes sense 
GazetteNET
Besides the health care proxy, state residents should also consider filling out the Massachusetts Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST), another legally binding document specifying whether someone wants to be resuscitated in the event of ...

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Solano County flu deaths reach 7 - Vallejo Times Herald



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Solano County flu deaths reach 7 
Vallejo Times Herald
The flu virus can cause an overwhelming inflammation in a person's lungs that they die of respiratory failure. Also, when someone is sick with flu, they may be more susceptible to a bacterial infection that can cause pneumonia. Davis said county health ...
CDC says worst may be over for flu season thepress.net
The Nasal Flu Vaccine Is Set to Come Back Next Year. Here's What to Know About It TIME

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Young West Virginia Girl Experiences Temporary Paralysis - WOWK



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Young West Virginia Girl Experiences Temporary Paralysis 
WOWK
If not caught in time it could lead to respiratory failure and in extreme cases, it can lead to death. There are ways parents can learn from this story and help to keep their kids safe, "Always checking your kids after you're walking in long grass, you ...

 


Girl wakes up paralyzed after potentially deadly tick bite, doctors say - WNCN



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Girl wakes up paralyzed after potentially deadly tick bite, doctors say 
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WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) ? A young girl in West Virginia recently woke up unable to move her legs or get out of bed because of a potentially-deadly tick bite, doctors said. The girl's mother rushed her to a nearby emergency room, where doctors were able ...

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No Benefit of Induced Hypothermia for Septic Shock - Infectious Disease Advisor



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No Benefit of Induced Hypothermia for Septic Shock 
Infectious Disease Advisor
According to the results of a recent study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, patients with septic shock and respiratory failure did not have improved outcomes after induced hypothermia compared with routine thermal management, leading to ...

 


Combating sulphuric acid corrosion at wastewater plants - Phys.org - Phys.Org



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Combating sulphuric acid corrosion at wastewater plants - Phys.org 
Phys.Org
Writing in Water Research, Austrian researchers from TU Graz and the University of Graz discuss new materials that prevent damage from microbial induced concrete corrosion.

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Tributes flood in after popular fishing enthusiast dies - Leigh Journal



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Tributes flood in after popular fishing enthusiast dies 
Leigh Journal
Ken, who was married to his wife Barbara for 45 years and had seven children, died from respiratory failure caused by a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) infection at the age of 76. He worked at Courtaulds Bedford New Mill factory for the ...

 


BREAKING: Possible ricin found at East End residence - Benton Courier



BREAKING: Possible ricin found at East End residence 
Benton Courier
Inhalation: Within a few hours of inhaling significant amounts of ricin, the likely symptoms would be respiratory distress (difficulty breathing), fever, cough, nausea, and tightness in the chest. Heavy sweating may follow as well as fluid building up ...

 


University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review - St. Augustine Record



St. Augustine Record
 
University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review 
St. Augustine Record
The current toll includes some of those who died from heart attacks, suicide and respiratory failure, but one report by researchers including the director of applied demography at Pennsylvania State University estimates that there were nearly 500 ...

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