Inhaled treprostinil beneficial in pulmonary hypertension

Inhaled treprostinil improves exercise capacity in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to interstitial lung disease, according to a study published online Jan. 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Aaron Waxman, M.D., Ph.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues enrolled patients with interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension in a randomized […]

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Cochlear implants aid speech recognition in most adults

Most adult patients have statistically significant postoperative improvements in speech recognition after receiving cochlear implants, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. James R. Dornhoffer, M.D., from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and colleagues assessed changes in preoperative aided versus postoperative speech recognition scores for […]

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