Hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD who received virtual inhaler use education via a tablet was as effective as in person education.
Risk elevated for complications, adverse perinatal outcomes, early childhood respiratory disorders.
Sputum cell count, as measured by a simplified method, was able to differentiate between asthma, COPD, and asthma-COPD overlap.
Steroid usage is low in pediatric asthma emergency medical services transports, indicating an area of improvement for prehospital management of pediatric asthma.
More than 20% of those with family history of cancer had childhood asthma.
Mepolizumab reduced the number of exacerbations in patients with severe asthma, but exacerbations per month remained relatively stable throughout the year without a clear seasonal influence.
Children with asthma and anxiety, depression, or both have increased rates of asthma-linked ED use.
Challenges pertaining to the correct use of inhalers for asthma and COPD can limit the effectiveness of treatment.
Children born to an older mother with a history of asthma were more likely to develop childhood persistent asthma than children born to older mothers without a history of asthma.
Home-based pulmonary rehabilitation improves long-term exercise tolerance and quality of life in patients with severe asthma.
Findings strongest for youngest patients with incident asthma treated in routine care.
Short-term high-dose inhaled or systemic corticosteroid use does not appear to correlate with increased adverse events across organ systems in children aged ≤6 years.
Endobronchial brush samples from individuals with T2-low inflammation had significantly more fungal diversity compared with those with T2-high inflammation.
Patients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have an increased risk for the development of long-term lower back pain.
Better family ties linked to improved management, outcomes in dangerous/disorderly neighborhoods.
With 1 year of use, improvements seen in asthma outcomes.
Burden of new pediatric asthma cases accounts for 13% of global incidence.
Genetic evidence shows elevated SHBG levels may protect against asthma, mostly in females.
Omega fatty acid intake also modifies effect of indoor PM exposure on respiratory symptoms
People living in homes with high average air exchange rates are more likely to report chronic cough, asthma, or asthma-like symptoms..