Mechanisms and Manifestations of Obesity in Lung Disease

Written By Richard A. Johnston
Mechanisms and Manifestations of Obesity in Lung Disease
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 October 2018
  • ISBN : 0128135549
  • Pages : 353 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Mechanisms and Manifestations of Obesity in Lung Disease

Mechanisms and Manifestations of Obesity in Lung Disease
  • Author : Richard A. Johnston,Benjamin T. Suratt
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-01
  • Total pages : 353
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Mechanisms and Manifestations of Obesity in Lung Disease is a complete resource on the epidemiology and molecular mechanisms related to obesity and lung disease. Obesity has not simply changed the epidemiology of pulmonary disease, it has had a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. As the obesity ...

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  • Author : Paul Sexton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Introduction Obesity and insulin resistance are common problems and are associated with reductions in lung function, although the mechanisms remain poorly understood. These conditions may also be linked to the development of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); however, the effect of obesity on spirometry can make it difficult ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-01
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, ...

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  • Author : Donald A. Mahler,Denis E. O'Donnell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-20
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : With the high prevalence of chronic pulmonary diseases, including asthma, COPD, and interstitial lung disease, physicians need to recognize the cause of dyspnea and know how to treat it so that patients can cope effectively with this distressing symptom. Detailing recent developments and treatment methods, this revised and updated third ...

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  • Author : Mieczyslaw Pokorski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-18
  • Total pages : 94
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : This book discusses a wide range of investigations and practice-oriented advances in pulmonary medicine and critical care. Pulmonary diseases are a major cause of hospitalization and mortality, affecting millions of people worldwide. Addressing a range of topics, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnea, and lung cancer, the book offers ...

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  • Publisher : European Respiratory Society
  • Release Date : 2020-06-01
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : This Monograph provides an update on cardiovascular disease complications and treatment implications for respiratory diseases, based on current scientific evidence and considered from an epidemiological, pathophysiological and clinical point of view. This book also discusses the future challenges when studying the complex relationship between these two groups of disorders....

Obstructive Lung Diseases Advances in Research and Treatment 2012 Edition

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release Date : 2012-12-26
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Obstructive Lung Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyBrief™ that delivers timely, authoritative, comprehensive, and specialized information about Obstructive Lung Diseases in a concise format. The editors have built Obstructive Lung Diseases—Advances in Research and Treatment: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can ...

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  • Publisher : European Respiratory Society
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : COPD is responsible for considerable morbidity and mortality, and its course is complicated by co-existing comorbidities that worsen prognosis. Understanding the importance of comorbidity and multiple comorbidities in COPD is important in patient assessment and management planning. This Monograph is the first comprehensive collection of up-to-date articles on COPD comorbidity. ...

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  • Author : Nelson L. Turcios
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-12-02
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Bonita Stanton, Guest Editor Dr. Nelson L. Turcios has created a comprehensive issue on the multiple pulmonary symptoms associated with pediatric disease. In this issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America, expert authors have contributed clinical review articles that are current and timely. Articles ...

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  • Author : Mieczyslaw Pokorski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-07-29
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Diseases of the respiratory system often cause multisystem dysfunction and morbidity. Respiratory diseases not transmissible by a direct contact are rarer than those of inflammatory or infectious background. Such noncommunicable diseases, often entailing genetic and immune aspects, are areas of limited understanding; sarcoidosis being a case in point. This book ...

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  • Author : Debbie L. Humphries,Marilyn E. Scott,Sten H. Vermund
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : This comprehensive and user-friendly volume focuses on the intersection between the fields of nutrition and infectious disease. It highlights the importance of nutritional status in infectious disease outcomes, and the need to recognize the role that nutrition plays in altering the risk of exposure and susceptibility to infection, the severity ...

An Epidemiological Investigation of the Role of Phenotype in the Association of Obesity and Asthma

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  • Author : Sarah Louise Appleton
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : This thesis investigates the complexity in the relationship between obesity and asthma and asthma morbidity. Previous epidemiological studies exploring these relationships have been limited by sample bias and the use of restricted phenotypes of body mass index (BMI) and self-reported asthma, ignoring the problem of undiagnosed asthma, and more pathogenic ...

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  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-13
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : This book presents a systematic approach to the potential pulmonary complications of various systemic non-pulmonary pediatric disorders. Chapters focus on the pulmonary complications associated with: the major organ systems, types of disorders, metabolic conditions, and various modalities. Although specific diseases will be discussed, the main focus will be on describing ...

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  • Author : Anne E. Dixon,Emmanuelle M. Clerisme-Beaty
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-09-13
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : As a result of the rapidly growing rate of obesity worldwide, clinicians are struggling to provide the best strategies for treating obese patients with concomitant pulmonary conditions. Obesity does not simply change the epidemiology of pulmonary disease; obesity has a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. Obesity ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Total pages : 2272
  • ISBN : 0128135549
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Summary : Known for its clear readability, thorough coverage, and expert authorship, Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine has long been the gold standard text in the fast-changing field of pulmonary medicine. The new 7th Edition brings you fully up to date with newly expanded content, numerous new chapters, a new ...