Posts Tagged ‘asthma’
American Thoracic Society – Tighter Air Pollution Standards May Save Thousands of Lives, Greatly Improve Public HealthAugust 13, 2016
about reducing urban pollution.
In terms of deaths averted per person, NYC comes across very well vs LA & New Haven (10x better!), viz:
However, I probably have the wrong values for the relevant populations (ie should have used metro-area).
Identification of Asthma Phenotypes Using Cluster Analysis in the Severe Asthma Research Program (ATS Journals)May 30, 2015
Identification of #Asthma Phenotypes Using Cluster Analysis
http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.200906-0896OC#.VWk-gFxViko 5 canonical groups based on lung function, meds usage, &c
Canonical clustering of asthmatic patients into different groups
Noninvasive Analysis of the Sputum Transcriptome Discriminates Clinical Phenotypes of Asthma (ATS Journals)May 30, 2015
Analysis of the Sputum Transcriptome Discriminates Clinical Phenotypes of Asthma http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201408-1440OC Consistent blood expression patterns
Noninvasive Analysis of the Sputum Transcriptome Discriminates
Clinical Phenotypes of Asthma (ATS Journals)
Yan, X., Chu, J.-H., Gomez, J., Koenigs, M., Holm, C., He, X., Perez,
M. F., Zhao, H., Mane, S., Martinez, F. D., Ober, C., Nicolae, D. L.,
Barnes, K. C., London, S. J., Gilliland, F., Weiss, S. T., Raby, B.
A., Cohn, L., and Chupp, G. L. “Non-Invasive Analysis of the Sputum
Transcriptome Discriminates Clinical Phenotypes of Asthma” American
Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2015):
Conclusions: There are common patterns of gene expression in the
sputum and blood of children and adults that are associated with near
fatal, severe and milder asthma.
On Amazon but reviews indicate that computer interface is a bit problematic
Seems to have a complex computer interface; not available from Amazon
works with iphone but doesn’t appear to available as of Dec-2014
#Lifelogging: Crowdsourcing + lifelogs = big insights => Glow for fertility. Next? Breath for asthma?
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129514.800-lifelogging-crowdsourcing–life-logs–big-insights.html HT @sam_c86
The Soaring Cost of a Simple Breath: Regulation requiring removal of CFCs from #asthma inhalers bumped out generics