Vaping, which delivers more nicotine than smoking, has exponentially increased in teens and adults. Harmful effects are evident, but long-term research is lacking.
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What is hyperpolarized 129xenon gas magnetic resonance imaging — or 129Xe MRI — and what are the clinical implications of this imaging technology?
A new American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) guideline describes available evidence on comorbidities associated with atopic dermatitis (AD) in adults.
Stroke-associated pneumonia research over the past 2 decades has yielded significant insight into SAP risk factors, diagnostic measures, and management strategies.
How should clinicians handle the outpatient management of infants, children, and adolescents with post-prematurity respiratory disease? A summary of updated recommendations from the American Thoracic Society offers guidance.
New AAD guidelines seek to raise awareness of comorbid disorders in patients with atopic dermatitis among dermatologists and other clinicians.
The updated CHEST guideline on antithrombotic therapy for VTE includes 4 new PICO questions as well as updated recommendations based on newer evidence.
What is the combined effect of insomnia and OSA on all-cause mortality and the occurrence of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes?
The U-BIOPRED Study has identified potential treatment targets for the C2 microbiome-driven asthma phenotype, which is generally corticosteroid-resistant.
The relationship between mRNA COVID-19 vaccination and varicella zoster virus vaccination are assessed.
Is HFNO delivered via a battery-supplied effective for improving exercise capacity in patients with COPD and severe exercise limitation?
A systematic review examined the effect of nintedanib and pirfenidone therapy on mortality and acute exacerbations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
A prospective study of a national Chilean home ventilation program examined quality of life, survival rates, and characteristics of patients enrolled.
A recent study assessed the clinical impact of bronchiectasis on type 2-high severe asthma and the clinical/radiological characteristics of T2-SA with BE.
Researchers sought to investigate the association between sleep-disordered breathing and sleep-related hypoxia with SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 outcomes.
A new set of evidence-based guidelines may help address CMS policies that severely restrict access to in-home noninvasive ventilation by patients with COPD.
The effect of the COVID-29 pandemic on the hospital admissions and treatment adherences of patients with psoriasis are examined.
Does the prescription of antibiotics provide a meaningful clinical benefit for children who present with uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infections?
Can fine crackles on chest auscultation be used for early diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other interstitial lung diseases?
A review of 8 RCTs compared prophylactic CPAP to mechanical ventilation for addressing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants.
A Dutch study examined the link between adult onset asthma, metabolic syndrome, and adipose tissue inflammatory markers, including IL-6 and the leptin-adiponectin ratio.
Researchers assessed the benefit of combining varenicline with the nicotine patch for smoking cessation as well as the value of extended-duration therapy.
The SLICE trial assesses whether an active strategy for diagnosing pulmonary embolism improves outcomes in patients hospitalized for COPD exacerbations.
A post hoc analysis of the QUEST trial assessed clinical remission in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma after 24 and 52 weeks of dupilumab treatment.
CHRONICLE trial findings offer a glimpse of the real-world outcomes of patients using benralizumab for severe asthma over a years’ time.
A prospective, single-center study examined the use of allergen immunotherapy for alleviating the burden of allergic rhinitis.
Researchers examined health disparities in the duration of asthma exacerbations in patients post-COVID-19.
The phase 4 VESTIGE trial is using functional respiratory imaging to assess the effect of dupilumab on lung function and airway volume in asthma.
Research presented at CHEST 2021 assessed an alternative approach to predicting COPD exacerbations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers evaluated the relationship between e-cigarettes and obstructive pulmonary diseases, taking into account age, gender, ethnicity, and body mass index.