NIH-funded tool can accurately identify the potentially life-threatening inflammatory disease A research project supported by the National Institutes of Health has developed a tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease marked by the growth of tiny lumps called granulomas in the lungs and other organs in...
Cardiovascular-related deaths due to heat are uncommon, but are expected to increase within the next 20-40 years as more summer days reach the maximum heat index, according to a modeling study in Circulation.
Bronchiectasis, the thickening of the lung's airways due to inflammation and infection, is associated with a greater risk of death in current and former smokers, even in those without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A new study found that people who used infertility treatment to conceive were more likely to experience a stroke within 12 months after delivery compared to those who did not use infertility treatment.
Researchers found that patients with overestimated blood oxygen level readings were more likely to experience delays with receiving advanced treatment and had a greater chance of being readmitted to the hospital.