For patients with CAP, antibiotic regimens including a fluoroquinolone may reduce mortality risk by 1-2% compared to beta-lactams and cephalosporins alone.
In phase 2 study, surgery for abnormal acid GER in IPF patients was safe, well-tolerated.
Vitamin D deficiency is independently associated with subclinical interstitial lung disease and its progression.
Inadequate regulation of carbon pollution will likely have current, future consequences for human health.
According to the report, the patient complained of a non-productive cough, accumulation of mucus, and post-nasal drip and requested a thorough assessment of her medical conditions.
Increase in asthma hospital visits with increasing ambient particulate matter in San Luis Valley.
Patients perceive swallowing difficulty from thickness of saliva, but no real increase in mucus.
No difference in exacerbations with indacaterol/glycopyrronium for non-frequently exacerbating COPD.
More than 1200 warning letters and fines have been sent to retailers and major e-cigarette manufacturers.
CXR had negative predictive value of 98.8% in children evaluated for suspected pneumonia.
First bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using endobronchial valve performed at Temple University.
Smokers with immediate vs gradual reduction have significantly lower levels of smoke exposure.
Researchers found that 14.6 percent of adults reported marijuana use in the past year and 8.7 percent reported use in the past 30 days.
The SYGMA trials assessed the use of an as-needed combined corticosteroid/beta-agonist inhaler in patients with mild asthma.
Adults within the LBGTQ community more likely to use e-cigarettes.
Rate of incident pneumonia increased in second year after initiating treatment with proton pump inhibitors.
Air pollution advisories, air quality alerts issued for Washington, Oregon.
Children and young adults with asthma and multiple food allergies may be at risk for reduced small airway lung function than children with a single food allergy.
An expert panel developed suggestions for chronic cough management in interstitial lung disease, but more clinical trials are needed to establish recommendations.
Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus increased the risk for severe asthma.
Serologically assessed collagen remodeling plays a key role in the severity of COPD, as determined by airflow limitation and dyspnea, as well as in disease outcomes.
More than 9 million smokers have attempted to quit because of Tips from Former Smokers Campaign.
Agency offers steps to minimize exposure, particularly for those with chronic conditions.
Valve has been approved after review of data from trial involving 190 patients with emphysema
The use of formal palliative care services among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increased by 1% per year, going from 5.3% in 2004 to 14.3% in 2014.
Researchers from the University of Rochester identified improvement in pulmonary function in symptomatic adult patients with asthma treated with once-daily tiotropium.
Double lung transplantation appears to offer superior survival outcomes to single lung transplantation in patients with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis who are younger than 70 years.
Researchers developed a predictive algorithm to identify individuals with a higher risk for severe reactions to the standardized peanut oral food challenge.
Surgeries by age 9 associated with higher long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, allergic diseases
Increased risk of treatment failure for children with asthma exacerbations presenting to the ER.