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Increased prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in adults
Sleep-disordered breathing is a common disorder with a range of harmful sequelae. Obesity is a strong causal factor for sleep-disordered breathing, and because of the ongoing obesity epidemic, previous estimates of sleep-disordered breathing prevalence require updating.
Real-world Evaluation of Asthma Control and Treatment (REACT): findings from a national Web-based survey
Objective: We sought to assess the prevalence, morbidity, and factors associated with uncontrolled asthma in a nationally representative sample of patients with moderate-to-severe asthma using standard asthma medications.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals presents new findings from Caregiver Survey on outcomes of Epidiolex for adult and pediatric patients with severe, childhood-onset epilepsies.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced new real-world data from the BECOME (BEhavior, COgnition, and More with Epidiolex ) Caregiver Survey that showed a substantial proportion of caregivers of adult and pediatric patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) and Dravet Syndrome (DS) prescribed Epidiolex (cannabidiol) oral solution reported improvements in patients' seizure and non-seizure outcomes across all age groups
Prevalence of anemia in chronic kidney disease in the United States
Anemia is one of the many complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, the current prevalence of anemia in CKD patients in the United States is not known. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 were used to determine the prevalence of anemia in subjects with CKD.
Global asthma prevalence in adults: findings from the cross-sectional world health survey
Background: Asthma is a major cause of disability, health resource utilization and poor quality of life world-wide. We set out to generate estimates of the global burden of asthma in adults, which may inform the development of strategies to address this common disease.