New evidence led to development of 2 new recommendations for combination therapy.
No link seen after adjustment for smoking, sleep disorder, substance use disorder, anxiety disorders, depression
Data show that current smoking status was inversely associated with primary Sjogren syndrome.
The first generic form of the Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) inhaler has been approved by the US FDA.
The duration of antibiotic regimens to treat lower respiratory tract infection can be reduced through the use of a procalcitonin-guided algorithm.
The US Food and Drug Administration was given an “F” in a new American Lung Association report card evaluating tobacco prevention programs.
Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control.
Recent guidelines set forth by an interdisciplinary panel assembled by the American Thoracic Society sought to demystify primary ciliary dyskinesia and address 4 main diagnostic questions.
In both sexes, higher lean body mass in childhood, adolescence linked to higher lung function at 15.
A new clinical practice guidelines summary for clinicians regarding idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis has been released, which describes clinical manifestations and diagnostic interventions for the disease.
Odds of sleep apnea increase with increase in nitrogen dioxide exposure, PM2.5 exposure.
Current smokers had increased risk for measures of subclinical peripheral artery disease.
In almost 70% of bronchiolitis cases, antibiotics prescribed with no concomitant infection.
Odds of being undiagnosed higher for girls, Asian-Americans vs white non-Hispanics.
Complication rates for invasive lung diagnostic procedures higher than those seen in clinical trials.
The combined use of mometasone furoate and formoterol in adults and adolescents with persistent asthma may not increase asthma-related adverse events and may reduce the risk of worsening asthma outcomes.
Review shows supplementation only effective for baseline vitamin D levels 25 nmol/L.
Tuberculosis screening results may differ depending on blood draw methods.
Children with croup who were given glucocorticoids had reduced symptoms at 2 through 24 hours.
Adults hospitalized for pneumonia who received an influenza vaccination during their stay were less likely to seroconvert if they had diabetes, bacterial detection, baseline seropositive titers for influenza B, or influenza vaccination in the previous season.