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ICU Management

ATS 2023 Respiratory Innovation Summit

2023 19 May

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Executive Health Management

LUNGevity Foundation Welcomes Ann Fish-Steagall as Senior Vice President of Patient Services

2022 07 Oct

LUNGevity Foundation, the nation’s leading lung cancer-focused nonprofit organization, welcomes Ann Fish-Steagall, BSN, RN, as its Senior Vice President of Patient Services. In her new role, Ann will be responsible for developing the organization’s blueprint for patient services and overseeing its execution. LUNGevity provides services to both... Read more

ICU Management

Association Between Pre-Existing Respiratory Disease and COVID-19

2021 06 Apr

Pre-existing respiratory disease could worsen the severity of COVID-19. A review of cases has shown that the prevalence of chronic respiratory disease in hospitalised COVID-19 patients was lower compared to prevalence in the general population. Another systematic review found mixed evidence on asthma. Some data suggests hospitalisation was equally... Read more

IMAGING Management

Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung as Most Diagnosed Cancer

2021 08 Feb

Cancer is the leading cause of death in every country of the world. However, for the first time, female breast cancer has overtaken lung as the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world.  This is based on findings from a collaborative report, Global Cancer Statistics 2020, from the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the International Agency for... Read more

Cardiology Management

Non-Communicable Disease Countdown 2030

2020 18 Sep

Premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) still occur on a frightening scale in many parts of the world. NCDs have several social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants. Many of the nations beset with NCD and premature deaths tend to have other problems including poverty, lack of access to healthcare, lack... Read more