In children aged 6–35 months, vaccination with 2 doses of IIV4 can protect against influenza and reduces the frequency of severe outcomes.
Adolescent athletes have an increased prevalence of sleep disordered breathing.
Expansion of Medicaid may be associated with a decline in mechanical ventilation rates in patients hospitalized with asthma, COPD, or congestive heart failure.
Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis were at higher risk for developing depression and anxiety.
Age, gender, and etiology significantly influence prognosis together with the recently validated simplified PAH risk table but don’t significantly influence the response to PAH-specific treatment.
Risk factors for 30-day hospital readmission after a COPD exacerbation differed by sex.
Metabolic syndrome biomarkers have been validated as predictors of World Trade Center-related lung injury.
Children with both atopic dermatitis and food allergy have stratum corneum abnormalities that distinguish them from other atopic dermatitis endotypes and children without atopic disease.
A model of care for COPD consisting of home-based pulmonary rehabilitation program, home medicines review, and support for smoking cessation has not demonstrated superiority over usual care.