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Allergy to Titanium in Cardiac Pacemaker Thought to Have Led to Asthma Development: Case Study – Pulmonology Advisor

The development of asthma thought to result from an allergy to the titanium contained in a cardiac pacemaker, is described in a case study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The patient, a 58-year-old woman who had undergone emergency pacemaker implantation surgery after losing consciousness and developing total heart block, is a nonsmoker who… Read More »

Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State

A man in Washington State is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, the first confirmed case in the United States of a mysterious respiratory infection that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more in Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday. Federal officials also announced expanded screenings for the… Read More »