More than 9 million smokers have attempted to quit because of Tips from Former Smokers Campaign.
Agency offers steps to minimize exposure, particularly for those with chronic conditions.
Valve has been approved after review of data from trial involving 190 patients with emphysema
The use of formal palliative care services among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increased by 1% per year, going from 5.3% in 2004 to 14.3% in 2014.
Researchers from the University of Rochester identified improvement in pulmonary function in symptomatic adult patients with asthma treated with once-daily tiotropium.
Double lung transplantation appears to offer superior survival outcomes to single lung transplantation in patients with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis who are younger than 70 years.
Researchers developed a predictive algorithm to identify individuals with a higher risk for severe reactions to the standardized peanut oral food challenge.
Surgeries by age 9 associated with higher long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, allergic diseases
Increased risk of treatment failure for children with asthma exacerbations presenting to the ER.
AAFP and other signatories also call on FDA to apply the proposal to other combustible tobacco products
In black infants who were born preterm, vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk for recurrent wheezing.
Prediction tool may help physicians better personalize screening discussions with patients.
Crossover in sex-specific rates among US non-Hispanic whites born since 1965
Men with higher estradiol and estradiol/testosterone levels had an increased risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
In patients with mild asthma, use of the inhaled combined corticosteroid and beta agonist budesonide-formoterol as needed was superior to terbutaline as needed with respect to electronically recorded weeks of well-controlled asthma.
Grip strength is strongly and inversely associated with all-cause mortality and incidence of and mortality from cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, COPD, all cancer, and subtypes of cancer, with associations being modestly stronger in the younger age groups.
Current cannabis use among parents with children at home increased from 4.9% to 6.8% while current cigarette use declined from 27.6% to 20.2% from 2002-2015, as measured by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
A 55-year-old man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease reports having some mild chest pain.
Findings based on a portable monitor and use of a semi-automatic treatment algorithm
Early child care attendance increased the risk for wheeze in children ≤2 years of age but decreased the risk for asthma in children 3 to 5 years of age.
A childhood measles infection may increase the risk for post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in middle-age adults via its interaction with asthma and smoking.
In the US Burden of Disease Report, the leading causes of death were ischemic heart disease, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Alzheimer's disease, and colorectal cancer while the leading causes of disability were low back pain, major depressive disorder, and diabetes.
Increasing inhaled glucocorticoid doses at initial signs of exacerbating asthma may not be effective.
Compared with standard oxygen therapy, high-flow treatments were better for infants with bronchiolotis.
Single maintenance and reliever therapy and long-acting muscarinic antagonists are linked to better management of asthma in patients with uncontrolled, persistent asthma.
Adaption of processes in pediatric pulmonology clinics that may eliminate tobacco use and exposure will help with decreasing medical expenses and hospital admissions for illnesses that can be triggered from smoke exposure.
Involvement in aerobic fitness activities helps adolescents and children increase lung volume as adults but does not improve airway caliber.
A 32-year-old woman, diagnosed several months earlier with pulmonary arterial hypertension, presented to the emergency department with dyspnea and near syncopal episodes.
In children age 5 to 11 with mild-to-moderate persistent asthma treated with daily inhaled glucocorticoids, quintupling the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids during the initial signs of worsening asthma control did not reduce the rate of severe exacerbations.
There is a significant association between varicose veins and an increased risk for deep venous thrombosis and possible associations with pulmonary embolism and peripheral artery disease, though results are still unclear.