Women aged 30 to 60 years with a positive smoking history and underlying hypertension have an increased risk for having an unruptured intracranial aneurysm.
Asthma is not a risk factor for SARS-CoV-2, and SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia may not induce severe asthma exacerbations.
Delayed treatment of upper respiratory tract infections with antibiotics is associated with an increased risk for hospital admissions.
Any prenatal cannabis use was associated with symptoms of disorders of initiating and maintaining sleep.
Researchers evaluated the frequency of smoking and other risk factors of axial psoriatic arthritis.
The FDA has approved Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrrolate/formoterol fumarate; AstraZeneca) for the maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
In immunocompromised adults, community-acquired pneumonia should be treated by a multidisciplinary team of physicians.
Among infants with severe bronchiolitis, those with rhinovirus at hospitalization followed by a new rhinovirus infection had the highest risk of recurrent wheezing.
A team of investigators conducted a randomized trial comparing test-guided management of tuberculosis with systematic empirical treatment for adults with HIV infection.
USPSTF recommends annual low-dose computed tomography screening for people aged 50 to 80 years at high lung cancer risk due to smoking history.
Triple therapy, including glucocorticoid at either of 2 dose levels, is beneficial for moderate-to-very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Canadian Thoracic Society’s Position Statement on the Optimization of Asthma Management during the COVID-19 pandemic had several key insights.
Policy changes have occurred alongside the proliferation of high potency cannabis, which may lead to more memory issues or psychotic effects.
Researchers sought to study the efficacy of clinical simulation scenarios using augmented reality technology education to improve learning outcomes for nurse practitioner students studying asthma management.
Preemptive, patient-specific electronic messages from pulmonologists to primary care physicians improved guideline concordant care in COPD.
For patients with hip fracture, receipt of nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates is associated with a lower risk for pneumonia and pneumonia mortality.
Children with COVID-19 frequently have negative chest CT findings.
In an American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline, recommendations are presented for the pharmacologic management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) complaining of exercise intolerance or dyspnea.
Sensitization to environmental fungi was associated with poorer outcomes in patients with COPD.
Medication adherence for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic,