Wildfire smoke was associated with an increase in healthcare utilization, particularly among vulnerable pediatric populations.
Officials say teen had ‘chronic underlying medical condition,’ but condition has not been identified.
As of Sunday, 59 people in Wuhan were being treated for the respiratory illness.
Embassy advising Americans to immediately seek medical care if they feel ill after being in Wuhan.
Acute exposure to traffic-related air pollution can lead to lower airway neutrophils to release of neutrophil extracellular traps, which is linked to COPD severity and airflow limitations.
Active smokers hospitalized for a major surgical procedure who started nicotine replacement therapy within 2 days of admission had similar outcomes as those who were not prescribed nicotine replacement therapy.
Changes in left ventricular size, subclinical dysfunction reported for regular cannabis use vs rare/no use.
Increased risk for GDM seen across all levels of prepregnancy BMI and gestational weight gain.
Researchers have proposed that the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) be used as a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clinical outcomes assessment tool.
Nicotine content of the 2 newly approved cigarettes is less than 1 mg per cigarette.
The M72/AS01 vaccine shows efficacy against pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) at 3 years in patients with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Researchers conducted a systematic review to evaluate the status of the current cardiopulmonary workforce and any projected need for additional cardiopulmonary providers.
Safety and efficacy of isoniazid for the prevention of tuberculosis may vary between HIV-infected pregnant and postpartum women.
There is significant disparity in the ratios for postbronchodilator FEV1/FEV6 and FEV1/FVC %, and this disparity is very pronounced in women.
Combination therapy consisting of once-daily macitentan and tadalafil was associated with reductions in pulmonary vascular resistance in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Risk elevated for complications, adverse perinatal outcomes, early childhood respiratory disorders.
Thirty-day readmission following hospitalization for pneumonia is common in patients with underlying comorbidities such as COPD, kidney and heart diseases, and dementia.
Sputum cell count, as measured by a simplified method, was able to differentiate between asthma, COPD, and asthma-COPD overlap.
Twice-daily selexipag was associated with improvements in 6-minute walk distance and potential maintenance or improvement in World Health Organization functional class in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.
In many countries, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease rates are decreasing, although the absolute number of deaths is increasing.