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Asthma: Traffic-related pollution Aggrevates the Condition

New research suggests that long-term exposure to traffic-related pollution significantly increases the risk of pediatric asthma, especially in early childhood. Children living within a football field's length of major roadways had nearly three times the odds of pediatric asthma compared to children who lived four times farther away.

Migraine : Safety and Efficacy Ubrogepant in Second Phase 3 Trial

On the heels of favorable results from the phase 3 ACHIEVE-I trial, which were presented last week at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2018 Annual Meeting, topline results from the phase 3 ACHIEVE-2 trial also show that the novel oral calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist ubrogepant (Allergan) is safe and effective for treating acute migraine, the company announced.

Continued Positive Results for the Mitraclip Device, new Findings

The post-approval study evaluating the safety and efficacy of MitraClip in a real-world, commercial setting was presented today as late-breaking clinical science at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2018 Scientific Sessions.

The prospective, single-arm, multi-center, observational study entitled, The Abbott Post-Approval Study 1 MitraClip Registry: 1-year Results of the First 2,000 Patients in the Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry, is the first to include echocardiographic, functional and quality of life outcomes.

Teen Tanning Addiction Afflicts Minorities

According to a Keck School of Medicine of USC study reports.??????, tanning addiction plagues teenage minorities in Los Angeles, and that dependency is associated with marijuana abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental health issues.

'Achilles heel' for Aggressive Prostate Cancer, New findings

UC San Francisco researchers have discovered a promising new line of attack against lethal, treatment-resistant prostate cancer. Analysis of hundreds of human prostate tumors revealed that the most aggressive cancers depend on a built-in cellular stress response to put a brake on their own hot-wired physiology.