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Reduced Incidence of Sepsis in Patients With Asthma

Reduced Incidence of Sepsis in Patients With Asthma

Asthma patients with infections have a reduced risk of developing sepsis.

Preadmission Corticosteroids Lower ARDS Risk in Patients With Sepsis

Preadmission Corticosteroids Lower ARDS Risk in Patients With Sepsis

Retrospective study analyzes whether preadmission oral corticosteroids might lower ARDS risk in patients admitted to the ICU.

Viral ARIs May Lead to Wheezing in Infants Through Oxidative Stress

Viral ARIs May Lead to Wheezing in Infants Through Oxidative Stress

Oxidative stress after viral acute respiratory infections in the first year of life may increase the risk of recurrent wheezing in early childhood.

Respiratory Infections May Trigger Acute Myocardial Infarction

Respiratory Infections May Trigger Acute Myocardial Infarction

Risk of acute myocardial infarction is 17 times higher after respiratory infection.

Antibiotic Prescribing Habits Higher in Seniors With Acute Upper RTI

Antibiotic Prescribing Habits Higher in Seniors With Acute Upper RTI

Elderly patients with a nonbacterial acute upper respiratory tract infection are more likely to be prescribed antibiotics.

Does Sepsis Risk Increase With Short-term Oral Corticosteroid Use?

Does Sepsis Risk Increase With Short-term Oral Corticosteroid Use?

An increased risk in sepsis was linked to short-term oral corticosteroid use.

Early Antibiotic Use Associated With Asthma Risk in Children

Early Antibiotic Use Associated With Asthma Risk in Children

Evidence shows that antibiotic use before age 3 years is associated with asthma risk but not with asthma exacerbations in later childhood.

Detecting TB With Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Detecting TB With Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

Deep learning with deep convolutional neural networks can accurately detect tuberculosis on chest radiographs.

Tuberculosis Increases Risk of Osteoporosis, Osteoporotic Fractures

Tuberculosis Increases Risk of Osteoporosis, Osteoporotic Fractures

Patients with a history of tuberculosis are at risk for developing osteoporosis or osteoporotic fractures.

Tdap Vaccine More Effective in Second Trimester of Pregnancy

Tdap Vaccine More Effective in Second Trimester of Pregnancy

Maternal vaccination of tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) was found to be more effective in the second rather than the third trimester of pregnancy.

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