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Cigarettes Are More Likely to Kill HIV-Positive Smokers Than the Virus
Patients with HIV are three times more likely to smoke cigarettes than the general population, which means that about 40% of people with HIV are smokers.
Living in a neighborhood with high rates of crime, both violent and crimes of property, appears linked to the prevalence and severity of childhood asthma, a study of Mexican American children in Chicago found.
The US is obsessed with eliminating odors, but a survey showed that trend may be unhealthy.
The so-called “hygiene hypothesis” holds that lack of exposure has made developed populations more allergic and asthmatic. Though using exposure shows promise as a preemptive approach to reducing risk for allergen-induced asthma, the window for its implementation is small.
The researchers report that the results of this study “confirmed the rapid and sustained effectiveness of MP-AzeFlu under conditions of routine care around Europe.”
Leukotriene B4 levels are higher in the sputum of some asthma patients than in others, according to the results of a recent study.
Both albuterol multidose dry powder inhaler (MDPI) and albuterol hydrofluoroalkane (HFA) outperformed placebo in a recent phase II trial.
Peter A. McCullough, MD, and Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, describe the clinical evidence of treating malnutrition orally, including evidence of reducing mortality and improving patient outcomes.
The MD Magazine editors rounded up the 10 best stories from October – did you read them all?

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