Exome sequencing unravels complex genetic diagnoses in growth disorders
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 Is snoring related to high blood pressure?Is snoring related to high blood pressure?
 
Home-based monitoring reveals a strong link between snoring duration and uncontrolled hypertension, highlighting the need for snoring to be considered in hypertension management.
 
 
 Exome sequencing unravels complex genetic diagnoses in growth disordersExome sequencing unravels complex genetic diagnoses in growth disorders
 
In an article published in the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers based in Brazil describe the case of a nine-year-old boy admitted to hospital with multiple symptoms and overlapping conditions that made diagnosis difficult, such as short stature, thin tooth enamel (dental enamel hypoplasia), moderate mental deficiency, speech delay, asthma, mildly altered blood sugar, and a history of recurring infections in infancy.
 
   Combo of targeted and immunotherapy may boost NSCLC treatment by overcoming immune resistance and enhancing anti-tumor activityCombo of targeted and immunotherapy may boost NSCLC treatment by overcoming immune resistance and enhancing anti-tumor activity
 
Researchers evaluated rational combination treatment regimens for advanced/metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
 
   Research uncovers link between reproductive factors and COPD risk in womenResearch uncovers link between reproductive factors and COPD risk in women
 
A range of reproductive factors, including age when periods first start and an early menopause, are all linked to a heightened risk of COPD—the umbrella term for progressive lung conditions that cause breathing difficulties—finds research published online in the journal Thorax.
 
   Study suggests CT imaging with automated AI system predicts EGFR genotype, identifying mutation status cost-effectively and non-invasivelyStudy suggests CT imaging with automated AI system predicts EGFR genotype, identifying mutation status cost-effectively and non-invasively
 
Researchers developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based predictive system (AIPS) model for the early detection of lung cancer by combining radiological, clinical, and genetic data.
 
 TB cases in England spike by 10.7% in 2023
 
TB cases in England spike by 10.7% in 2023Figures published today by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in its TB annual report, show that tuberculosis cases in England in 2022 were stable compared to 2021 (4,380 in 2022 compared to 4,411 in 2021).
 
 
 Understanding the impact of spring allergies on different body systems
 
Understanding the impact of spring allergies on different body systemsIf you suffer from spring allergies, you already know you tend to feel miserable once pollen season descends.
 
 
 Early detection may help Kentucky tamp down its lung cancer crisis
 
Early detection may help Kentucky tamp down its lung cancer crisisAnthony Stumbo's heart sank after the doctor shared his mother's chest X-ray.
 
 
 Early onset of menstruation and menopause associated with increased risk of COPD
 
Early onset of menstruation and menopause associated with increased risk of COPDThe association between female reproductive factors and the risk of developing COPD.
 
 
 Le Bonheur's risk-based innovation program reduces health care use related to asthma
 
Le Bonheur's risk-based innovation program reduces health care use related to asthmaLe Bonheur's risk-based innovation program Changing High-Risk Asthma in Memphis through Partnership (CHAMP) significantly decreased health care use related to asthma by targeting barriers to asthma care, according to research published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.