David Van Sickle, CEO and cofounder of Propeller Health, offers his insight into how technology can improve outcomes in patients with asthma and COPD.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated their 2008 clinical report providing guidance on the prevention of atopic disease through maternal and early infant nutritional interventions.
Although mountaintop removal mining is less expensive and more efficient than conventional methods, opponents have criticized its adverse effects on both the environment and health.
In honor of Asthma Awareness Month, Pulmonology Advisor interviewed David A. Hill, MD, of the American Lung Association, to highlight the advances in care as well as gaps in knowledge and treatment.
Receiving appropriate antibiotic therapy in a timely manner is important, but clinicians must also consider potential antibiotic resistance in the hospital and surrounding community.
Researchers discuss how phenotypes, endotypes, and biomarkers can be used in clinical practice to predict and assess treatment effectiveness in severe asthma.
When administered correctly, the Mantoux test can be an invaluable tool for the detection of tuberculosis.
Researchers recommend using spirometry, fractional exhaled nitric oxide testing, and bronchodilator reversibility as first-line tests in the diagnosis of asthma in children aged 5 years and younger to prevent misdiagnosis.
In obesity-related asthma, researchers have found that therapeutic options should be explored because weight loss has yet to be proven to reduce asthma.
Providers and patients may not recognize signs of mental health disorders because they often overlap with those of respiratory diseases.