How does concomitant COVID-19 and PE affect patient mortality rates, and what patient characteristics influence outcomes? A large German study explored these questions.
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How prevalent is OSA among those with pulmonary hypertension, and does the prevalence and severity vary between different the 5 World Health Organization PH groups?
Do patients with COPD who undergo bronchoscopic lung volume reduction have a longer life expectancy than similar patients who do not undergo BLVR?
How effective is the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in preventing pneumonia and lower respiratory tract infection hospitalizations in older adults?
Is there a relationship between OSA and cognitive impairment in patients with minor ischemic stroke?
A European study of the effects of low-level air pollution examined the association between pollutants and mortality from pneumonia, influenza, and ALRI.
To what extent does second-hand smoke exposure affect respiratory health — and does the effect of this exposure persist over time?
A “state-of-the-art” review of sex and gender differences in asthma, COPD, OSA, and ILD, points to the need for more research on these diseases as they relate to women/females.
Researchers examined the evolution of COVID-19 pulmonary sequelae post hospital discharge, using functional and radiological measures.
Does pulmonary rehabilitation provide measurable benefits to individuals experiencing long COVID?
What is the real-world effectiveness and safety of nintedanib in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
Can machine learning differentiate asthma and COPD based on computed tomography imaging features, and if so, what subset of CT imaging features should be used?
A recent study sought to refine international risk classification guidelines on preventing VTE after discontinuation of anticoagulation therapy.
What factors are associated with CAP-related mortality within 30 days of hospital discharge, and how often do such deaths occur?
A systematic review compared the efficacy and safety of prophylaxis agents for preventing venous thromboembolism in critically ill adults.
In childhood asthma, what baseline clinical characteristics are most likely to affect long-term outcomes?
Researchers investigated whether measuring distal airway inflammation with variable flow measurements of FeNO could serve as an improved marker for asthma risk in children.
Researchers sought to identify the number of patients in Canada with subclinical pulmonary tuberculosis in addition to radiographic and mycobacteriologic features.
Researchers assessed the efficacy of adding vs not adding fractional exhaled nitric oxide to symptom-guided treatment in children with asthma.
What is the comparative effectiveness of biologics for treating eosinophilic asthma?
How does a short-term halt in peanut oral immunotherapy or a reduced dosing frequency affect children who have already received a year of peanut OIT?
An analysis of phase 3 NAVIGATOR trial data assessed the effect of tezepelumab on the percentage of asthma symptomatic days in adults and adolescents.
How does consumption of processed food by children with atopy and asthma affect the gut microbiota and disease severity?
Is the level of asthma control achieved by preschoolers following their asthma diagnosis an indicator of their likely long-term asthma outcomes?
Do findings of low-dose CT lung cancer screening scans have prognostic or diagnostic value for diseases other than lung cancer?
Research presented at AAAAI assessed the effectiveness of oral azithromycin in reducing recurrent wheeze in young children.
The VOYAGE trial assessed the effect of dupilumab on asthma control in children with type 2 inflammatory asthma phenotype.
Among children with peanut sensitization, is comorbid asthma associated with a higher rate of asthma exacerbations and symptoms?
Does the allergic status of patients with asthma affect asthma exacerbation rates and outcomes following COVID-19?