At a research seminar held by the European Respiratory Society in February 2017, a group of investigators discussed how precision medicine may improve treatment in asthma and COPD.
Smokers with asthma have been encouraged to switch from conventional to electronic cigarettes, but the latter may still cause respiratory damage.
The ability of machine learning programs to diagnose medical conditions and predict outcomes is discussed in an opinion article.
Mobile devices may help patients with asthma better manage and control their disease.
Although some pregnant women discontinue their asthma medications for fear of fetal drug toxicity, they may be putting their babies at greater risk.
The pathogeneses of steroid insensitivity in severe, steroid-resistant asthma may unlock new potential treatments.