Exhalation delivery system with fluticasone provided significant reduction in nasal congestion and polyp grade in patients with nasal polyps with moderate or severe congestion on conventional intranasal steroids.
Researchers investigated how a switch from metered-dose inhalers to dry powder inhalers might affect greenhouse gas emissions and drug costs.
Investigators sought to determine which comorbid diseases are related to the presence of chronic rhinosinusitis among patients with bronchiectasis.
Eonsmoke LLC has been ordered to halt illegal sales of 100 unapproved flavored vaping products in the United States.
More than 1,600 Americans have now been struck by a severe, sometimes fatal, lung illness tied to vaping.
Patients with ASS often present with a psoriasiform tissue reaction in the hand lesions and fasciitis-dominant myopathy; the relatives of patients with ASS are at high risk for collagen diseases.
More trials are needed to evaluate whether the duration of postoperative prophylactic anticoagulation should be extended and to define its optimal duration.
There is a substantial burden, unawareness, and undertreatment of several systemic comorbidities—particularly cardiovascular and psychiatric—in patients with HS.
In outpatients with stable cardiorespiratory disease and breathlessness, the recently developed Multidimensional Dyspnea Profile is a valid tool for measuring unpleasantness or discomfort of breathing.
In individuals with airway hyperresponsiveness, the mean respiratory duty cycle resembled the assumed respiratory duty cycle of 0.40 that is recommended when calculating methacholine challenge results.
The definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia that best predicts early childhood morbidity categorizes disease severity according to the mode of respiratory support administered at 36 weeks’ postmenstrual age.
The American Thoracic Society has published a new clinical practice guideline detailing recommendations for various microbiologic laboratory testing approaches for diagnosing fungal infections in pulmonary and critical care, with a particular focus on immunocompromised patients.
Patients with sarcoidosis on the lung transplant waiting list had a higher mortality rate than patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Metabolic syndrome may be useful in predicting future lung injury in a cohort of individuals who were exposed to particulate matter from the World Trade Center collapse.
Differences in residual volume measurements between hospitals in patients with severe emphysema emphasize the importance of accurately performing body plethysmography measurements.