In 60-year follow-up, significantly lower lung cancer rates seen for those with childhood BCG vaccination.
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.
Researchers sought to identify the association between disinfectants and cleaning products with the incidence of COPD in nurses.
Depression is linked to increased clinical burden in patients with COPD.
The number of Americans stricken with a severe, sometimes fatal lung illness tied to vaping has now reached 1888.
Researchers conducted a retrospective analysis to identify seasonal variations in outcomes for COPD exacerbation admissions and the effect on healthcare resource utilization.
There is little evidence to suggest that cannabinoids improve mental disorders.
First use of menthol, mint, or other flavored cigarette vs nonflavored cigarette tied to later cigarette use.
Study shows that in-hospital influenza vaccination may lower costs, risk for readmission or death.
Current guidelines recommend 5 weeks of postoperative prophylactic anticoagulation, but a new study suggests the duration of this treatment ought to be extended.
Guidelines highlight importance of asking patients about e-cigarette, or vaping, use in nonjudgmental way.
And, 26 vaping-related deaths across 21 states have now been reported.
Late chronotype and daytime sleepiness are associated with unhealthy life habits, including consumption of alcohol and caffeinated beverages and smoking high school students.
Data revealed many health care personnel who reported an illness said they worked when sick.
Bill would restrict nicotine content to a maximum of 20 mg/mL.
Children with asthma and anxiety, depression, or both have increased rates of asthma-linked ED use.
Anyone working closely with animals that might carry the infection should be screened for tuberculosis.
Challenges pertaining to the correct use of inhalers for asthma and COPD can limit the effectiveness of treatment.
Researchers sought to determine whether parental smoking is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation among offspring by evaluating data on offspring cohort participants who had known smoking parents in the original cohort of the multigenerational Framingham Heart Study.