Journal of Respiratory and Lung Diseases

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Dr. Rael joined the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research and the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at Stanford in April, 2015 after previously being on faculty at Penn State in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine since 2010. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, completed internship at UCLA, medicine residency at Lahey Clinic, and…

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University : Stanford University, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research

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    Analysis of the Occurrence of Respiratory Disorders in Workers in the Sri Lankan Apparel Industry

    The Sri Lankan apparel industry is the primary foreign exchange generating industry in the country ($ 400 Million (BOI, 2017)). Total exports of the industry in 2016 were $ 4.2 billion, which was approximately 40% of the country’s total exports (ibid). In addition, the industry contributed approximately 6% to the country’s gross domestic product,…

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    A Study of 19 Pulmonary Cryptococcosis Cases

    Pulmonary cryptococcosis (PC) is a subacute or chronic visceral fungal disease caused by Cryptococcus neoformans infection [1]. In recent years, the incidence of cryptococcal infection has shown an apparent upward trend [2,3]. Because of the atypical clinical manifestations of pulmonary cryptococcosis, clinical diagnosis is difficult, we have collected…

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    Clinical Outcomes of Pulmonary Hypertension in Children with Pneumonia and Respiratory Failure

    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a disease with increasing prevalence (5–25 cases/million inhabitants) and an incidence of 1–2.4 cases/year/million inhabitants. The association between pulmonary arterial hypertension and acute respiratory diseases is less clear. The principal objective of this study is to investigate the association between PH and…

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    Transcriptional Regulation of the First Cell Fate Decision

    During early embryogenesis, the totipotent single cell zygote undergoes a sequence of cell divisions accompanied by distinct cellular, molecular, and epigenetic changes. This leads to blastocysts that develop according to the cell fates of partitioning cells. These cells develop into three morphologically distinct lineages by the late blastocyst stage…

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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