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Oncotarget Findings on Respiratory Mechanisms in Infants with Severe Bronchiolitis

One of the leading causes of childhood mortality worldwide is respiratory infections. A common lower respiratory infection called bronchiolitis has continued to be a major problem among pediatricians, especially considering it is a self-limited infection. However, some infants develop respiratory failure with increase in work-of-breathing (WOB) and hypoxemia and require mechanical ventilation to aid other supportive measures. Modern ventilators can be used as a supportive machine as well as a bedside monitoring tool that can express lung functions through measures of flow and pressure. According to equation of motion, deep analysis of respiratory mechanics significantly discriminates different elements of WOB when substantial pressure is applied to the respiratory system.

Interpreting the data after conducting advanced analysis can help medical experts tailor mechanical ventilation parameters that match physiological processes of the disease.Bronchiolitis is considered as an airway obstructive disease through physical observation. Since bronchodilator therapy has not been extremely effective, a better understanding of respiratory mechanics in severe bronchiolitis is crucial to comprehend the disease in order to improve current ventilation strategies. This will ultimately improve on the usual outcomes such as mechanical ventilation duration, hospital length of stay and support requirements. Having all these facts, Oncotarget – a renowned multidisciplinary journal, conducted a study to examine respiratory mechanics on infants with acute bronchiolitis.

A total of 54 infants were screened with bronchiolitis. The study used measurements obtained from two conventional contemporary ventilators that measured pulmonary mechanics of the infants. Results obtained from the study concluded that the respiratory system elastic component determines the work imposed on mechanical ventilation.Oncotarget aims at providing scientific results more rapidly and widely to the medical field researchers and the general public by working closely with high profile scientific indexes and archives. In order to accelerate that process, Oncotarget has assured its readers that they will be publishing two issues each week. This will also facilitate the journal achieve its primary goal of becoming the first journal to have its entire issue published by PubMed few days after online publication.

Entertainment Guru-Norman Pitzz

With the technological advancement Podcastone Networks have not been left behind, recently the leading entertainment network in the United States launched another mobile software. The latest mobile network will enable their subscribed members to enjoy the audio programs in a new style in a way that the members are able to access 360-degree video as well as other social networks. On the other hand, the members are also able to communicate with the other listeners through text messages as well as the hosts of the programs. The current software will give Podcastone members to watch and listen to their favorite programs, make major contributions to the shows, and have access to photographs which cannot be found in any other place even on the internet. Podcastone has provided the software free on Google Play, the Podcastone website as well as Apple’s Play Store.

Podcastone has made available the software in mobile phones. The members have an added advantage I that the more they use the software they earn more points. The point gives an opportunity to get discounts on services and products, watch virtual programs, and special shows. Podcastone has always offered quality services and products and for the new software is no different. To give their members and clients the best 360-degrees and virtual reality programs; Podcastone partnered with Mandt VR. So far the two organizations have released about 1000 shows and are making efforts to release new videos every week. Some of the shows that Mandt VR and Podcastone have since released include; Dr. Drew, Reasonable Doubt, Adam $Drew, Art of Charm among others. Mandt Neil is the co-founder of Mandt VR and he was pleased with Podcastone for their efforts to change the entertainment industry.

Norman Pittz is the founder of Westwood One Radio Network which is considered to be the largest American radio network and a distributor of news, sports, entertainment, as well as traffic news. As the largest Radio Network in the United States of America; during Norman tenure; Westwood one has been managing other media houses among them; NBC Radio Networks, CNN Radio, CBS News, NFL Football, NCAA Basketball among others. Norman has been very passionate about the media as well as the entertainment industry and he ended up creating another entertainment firm; Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010 and later he founded Podcastone in 2012. A leader who has not escaped to impress the Presidents of his country who appointed him to the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America by both former President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Mr. Pitzz is also a Regent of the University of California. Learn more: