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Strong relationships were observed between health-related quality-of-life scores and factors such as breathlessness, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and sleep in pulmonary hypertension.
The inclusion of residual volume-to-total lung capacity ratio may add another dimension to COPD not routinely captured by standard airflow indices that could be predictive of lower maximum exercise capacity.
Women with a diagnosis of asthma may have a higher risk for preterm birth, and their infants may have an increased risk for perinatal mortality, low birth weight, fetal growth restriction, and asphyxia.
A history of chronic inflammatory lung disease appears to increase the risk of developing non-small cell lung cancer.
Budesonide-formoterol as needed was not inferior compared with budesonide maintenance therapy in terms of severe asthma exacerbation rates, but may be inferior for controlling symptoms.