The rs34481144 risk allele may serve as a genetic marker for identifying individuals at increased risk for severe influenza infection.
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Elevated sputum eosinophil levels correlate with the severity of clinical outcomes in asthma.
Patients with hereditary angioedema treated with icatibant had similar outcomes regardless of whether they were on long-term prophylaxis.
In children with allergic asthma and rhinitis, sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) was shown to not only improve patient-reported symptoms, but also airway inflammation and pulmonary function.
Azithromycin therapy is more effective at preventing COPD exacerbations among patients with Helicobacter pylori infection than among those who are H pylori seronegative.
In patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, several parenchymal features on CT correlate with mortality and rapid disease progression, including honeycombing and reticular pattern.
Combination therapy with an inhaled LABA and inhaled corticosteroid did not affect all-cause mortality in patients with COPD compared with inhaled placebo, LABA alone, or corticosterioid alone.
Researchers evaluated whether administering double-dose IIV4 to children younger than 3 years of age improved protection against influenza B without increasing adverse events in a phase 3 trial.