Laurel Ranger

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Allergy, But Not Asthma, Risk Increased in Children of East Asian Descent

Allergy, But Not Asthma, Risk Increased in Children of East Asian Descent

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Children of East Asian-born parents had an increased risk for allergic rhinitis and aeroallergen sensitization compared with children of Caucasian ancestry.

PUFAs Inversely Associated With Asthma in Preschool Children

PUFAs Inversely Associated With Asthma in Preschool Children

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Total omega-3 and omega-6 plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids relative abundances were significantly inversely correlated with asthma/recurrent wheeze and allergic sensitization.

ICS/LABA Combined in One Inhaler vs LAMA Compared for Efficacy, Safety in COPD

ICS/LABA Combined in One Inhaler vs LAMA Compared for Efficacy, Safety in COPD

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There were no statistically significant differences in mortality rates, rates of COPD exacerbations, lung inflammation, or serious adverse events between a once-daily combined inhaled corticosteroid/LABA and LAMA.

Relationship Between Atopic Disorders May Be Age Dependent

Relationship Between Atopic Disorders May Be Age Dependent

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Although allergic sensitization and hay fever rates increased as children grew older, the rates of asthma dropped.

Six-Point Risk Factor Score Predicts Hypoxemia During Tracheal Intubation

Six-Point Risk Factor Score Predicts Hypoxemia During Tracheal Intubation

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Oxygen saturation at induction and acute hypoxemic respiratory failure were the risk factors most strongly associated with lower oxygen saturation.

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