Latest by Eli Hendel, M.D.

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Symptoms

Women With Asthma at Risk for COPD: Reducing Overlap Syndrome

Did you know that asthma and COPD symptoms can overlap? Learn ways to reduce your risks of developing COPD if you already have asthma.

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Medication

The New Antidepressant on The Block Proves to Help With Sleep Disorders

Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.

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Medication

Everything You Need to Know About Inhalers

Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.

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Diagnosis

Is It Asthma or Something Else?

If you have asthma that doesn't respond to conventional therapies, it could be because one of these conditions is the root cause of your breathing troubles.

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Treatment

Pediatric Asthma Yardstick: Childhood Treatment Guidelines

Learn about improved pediatric asthma guidelines that recommend different treatments and medications for children based on more specific age groups.

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Risk Factors

How Do E-cigarettes Affect Heart-Health?

Heart health risks have been associated with e-cigarettes. Learn how vaping compares to smoking regular cigarettes in terms of cardiovascular health.

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Diagnosis

Understanding Eosinophils: The White Blood Cell Quiet Giants

Eosinophils are associated with so many different conditions. Learn how this type of white blood cell has become a crucial marker in medicine.

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Tests

Nasal Brushing: An Emerging Asthma Diagnostic Technique

Nasal brush tests may help diagnose asthma by identifying a specific set of genes. Read about the research behind this test and how it may affect future treatments.

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Risk Factors

Secondhand Marijuana Smoke a Danger to Kids

Secondhand marijuana smoke exposure may be more dangerous previously thought, especially for children living in close quarters with smokers.

Diagnosis

Missed Diagnosis: A Race Car Driver's Journey With Narcolepsy

How is it possible for someone to live with narcolepsy for years before being diagnosed? And considering all the symptoms that typically interfere with quality of life, how is it possible for a person not to seek a medical evaluation to identify a cl...