Diet and Exercise May Improve Asthma Symptoms in Non-obese Patients

Diet and Exercise May Improve Asthma Symptoms in Non-obese Patients

Diet and exercise appeared to improve asthma symptom control, overall fitness, and quality of life.

Moderate to Severe Asthma Exacerbation Rates Examined With Tezepelumab

Moderate to Severe Asthma Exacerbation Rates Examined With Tezepelumab

Researchers examined the efficacy of tezepelumab, a human monoclonal antibody, in treating moderate to severe asthma with non-eosinophilic inflammation.

Potential Role for Statins in COPD Treatment Armamentarium

Potential Role for Statins in COPD Treatment Armamentarium

Patients with COPD and comorbid cardiovascular disease may benefit from statin treatment depending on their C - reactive protein levels.

Is Undiagnosed COPD Common in Patients Living at High Altitudes?

Is Undiagnosed COPD Common in Patients Living at High Altitudes?

After accounting for individual risk factors, living altitude is not associated with variability in COPD prevalence.

Delayed Gastric Motility Post-Lung Transplantation in Patients With No Prior GI Surgery

Delayed Gastric Motility Post-Lung Transplantation in Patients With No Prior GI Surgery

Underlying cystic fibrosis may be a risk factor for the prediction of delayed gastric emptying in patients who undergo lung transplantation.

Systematic Review of Adverse Drug Events in Children With Asthma

Systematic Review of Adverse Drug Events in Children With Asthma

Pediatric patients with asthma are at the highest risk for adverse drug events, particularly with inhaled corticosteroids.

Treating Eosinophilic COPD With Mepolizumab

Treating Eosinophilic COPD With Mepolizumab

Two phase 3 clinical trials examined mepolizumab 100 or 300 mg vs placebo to treat moderate-to-severe COPD exacerbations.

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: Symptom Duration and Severity With Oral Prednisolone

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: Symptom Duration and Severity With Oral Prednisolone

Oral corticosteroids did not reduce symptom severity or duration in patients with lower respiratory tract infections without asthma.

New Biomarker May Enable Selective Antibiotic Use for COPD Exacerbation

New Biomarker May Enable Selective Antibiotic Use for COPD Exacerbation

Researchers hypothosized that increased sputum Gammaproteobacteria:Firmicutes ratio may serve as a biomarker to guide antibiotic treatment in COPD.

Expert Panel Updates Recommendations for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema

Expert Panel Updates Recommendations for Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema

Advanced emphysema may benefit from endoscopic lung reduction treatment.

Reduced Mortality Risk in COPD Linked to Statin Tx

Reduced Mortality Risk in COPD Linked to Statin Tx

People with COPD have been found to benefit from statin therapies, with reduced risk of all-cause and pulmonary-related mortality.

COPD Exacerbations May Be Reduced With Mucolytic Agents

COPD Exacerbations May Be Reduced With Mucolytic Agents

Patients with COPD treated with mucolytic agents for at least 1 year were better protected against exacerbations compared with patients treated with placebo.

Addressing Asthma Exacerbations Via Sputum Eosinophils vs Clinical Symptoms

Addressing Asthma Exacerbations Via Sputum Eosinophils vs Clinical Symptoms

Adults with asthma benefit from tailoring interventions based on sputum eosinophils vs clinical symptoms.

Inappropriate Use of Short Acting Beta Agonists Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Inappropriate Use of Short Acting Beta Agonists Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Researchers analyzed over 2.1 million patient-years' worth of data to determine the impact of short-acting beta agonist use in asthma.

Tezepelumab Tx in Asthma: Does Treatment Reduce Exacerbations?

Tezepelumab Tx in Asthma: Does Treatment Reduce Exacerbations?

Participants received 70 mg of tezepelumab every 4 weeks throughout the study.

Efficacy of Tiotropium in Mild to Moderate COPD Examined

Efficacy of Tiotropium in Mild to Moderate COPD Examined

FEV1 was higher in patients who received tiotropium therapy vs those in the placebo group.

Global Asthma Mortality Rate Reductions at Standstill

Global Asthma Mortality Rate Reductions at Standstill

International trends in asthma mortality are useful for assessing the effect of treatment strategies on the burden of asthma.

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

A 2015 update from the 1990 Global Burden of Disease study reveals current prevalence and mortality of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

A new algorithm developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was not useful for diagnosing asthma in children and adolescents.

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

The pathogeneses of steroid insensitivity in severe, steroid-resistant asthma may unlock new potential treatments.

Association Between Asthma and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Examined

Association Between Asthma and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Examined

Asthma is associated with development of inflammatory bowel disease.

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

Fluticasone furoate and vilanterol combination therapy reduced both daytime and nighttime symptoms in patients with persistent uncontrolled asthma.

Improving Lung Function, QoL in COP With Once-Daily Triple-Tx

Improving Lung Function, QoL in COP With Once-Daily Triple-Tx

Study results showed the benefit of single-inhaler triple therapy vs ICS/LABA therapy in COPD.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Benefits in COPD, Lung Cancer, and Other Respiratory Conditions

Recent research suggests that perioperative and postoperative pulmonary rehabilitation improves outcomes in patients undergoing thoracic surgery.

Fracture Risk in COPD Increases With Extended Duration of Corticosteroid Use

Fracture Risk in COPD Increases With Extended Duration of Corticosteroid Use

Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD does not increase the risk for fractures when used for short-term periods.

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

Elevated sputum eosinophil levels correlate with the severity of clinical outcomes in asthma.

Earlier Reduction of Allergic Response With Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Allergic Asthma

Earlier Reduction of Allergic Response With Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Allergic Asthma

A single-center study found that omalizumab led to reductions in allergic response much earlier than previously demonstrated.

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

Influenza vaccination provided a small protective effect in patients with asthma.

Respiratory Microbiome Changes May Affect Airway Inflammation in Cystic Fibrosis

Respiratory Microbiome Changes May Affect Airway Inflammation in Cystic Fibrosis

Lower microbial diversity in the respiratory tract in patients with cystic fibrosis was linked with prophylactic antibiotics and less airway inflammation.

Avoiding Pneumonia in Patients With COPD

Avoiding Pneumonia in Patients With COPD

Pneumonia primarily affects young children, smokers, adults 65 years and older, and people with COPD.

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

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.

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

Study outcomes provided insufficient evidence to support vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of atopy.

Maternal Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Risk Across Generations

Maternal Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Risk Across Generations

When pregnant women are exposed to certain air pollutants, the susceptibility to allergic asthma may increase across generations.

Predicting Future Moderate or Severe Exacerbations in Asthma

Predicting Future Moderate or Severe Exacerbations in Asthma

Moderate and severe asthma exacerbations were predictive of similar future events, and they appear to be phenotypically distinct conditions.

Boosting Rehabilitation in Adults With COPD Through Social Support

Boosting Rehabilitation in Adults With COPD Through Social Support

Researchers examined structural social support indicators, including living status, having a partner, number of close friends and relatives, and the presence of a family caregiver.

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis guidelines include the latest updates from BSACI for diagnosing and managing children and adults.

Referral to Asthma Diagnostic Consultation Services Improves Diagnosis, Treatment

Referral to Asthma Diagnostic Consultation Services Improves Diagnosis, Treatment

When general practitioners refer patients to asthma diagnostic consultation services asthma diagnosis improved.

LABA/LAMA Combination Therapy Associated With Lower CV, Cerebrovascular Risks in COPD

LABA/LAMA Combination Therapy Associated With Lower CV, Cerebrovascular Risks in COPD

Cardio- and cerebrovascular events were more common in patients being treated with combination long-acting β2-agonist (LABA)/long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) therapies vs LABA/inhaled corticosteroids.

Diagnostic Measures of Lung Function Decline in COPD

Diagnostic Measures of Lung Function Decline in COPD

Comparative measures of inspiratory vs expiratory volumes show a penumbra of lung tissue at higher risk of damage from existing COPD.

Managing COPD Exacerbations With Doxycycline Plus Prednisone

Managing COPD Exacerbations With Doxycycline Plus Prednisone

The first study of antibiotic use in outpatients with COPD exacerbations found that doxycycline plus prednisone did not prolong the time between exacerbations.

Predicting Severity in Cystic Fibrosis With Sweat Chloride

Predicting Severity in Cystic Fibrosis With Sweat Chloride

Sweat chloride can predict severity in patients with CF, especially for long-term lung damage.

9/11 First Responders Experiencing Higher Rates of Chronic Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases

9/11 First Responders Experiencing Higher Rates of Chronic Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases

Intense exposure over the course of a single day has been linked to an elevated risk of developing chronic health conditions.

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

A study of 65 patients examined the efficacy of using serum periostin as a biomarker for asthma with comorbid upper airway disease.

Does Free Sugar Consumption in Pregnancy Impact Pediatric Respiratory Outcomes?

Does Free Sugar Consumption in Pregnancy Impact Pediatric Respiratory Outcomes?

Data were collected from 8956 mother-child pairs with children born between 1991 and 1992.

Reducing Asthma Exacerbations, Improving Patient QoL With Azithromycin

Reducing Asthma Exacerbations, Improving Patient QoL With Azithromycin

Azithromycin reduced exacerbations and improved quality of life in adults with asthma in a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

BMI is causally related to higher prevalence of asthma, but not hay fever or allergy.

Asthma Reduces Sepsis Risk in Patients With Infections

Asthma Reduces Sepsis Risk in Patients With Infections

Pro-inflammatory pathways associated with asthma reduce sepsis and sepsis related mortality in patients with infection.

Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor Safe, Effective for Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor Safe, Effective for Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

Combination lumacaftor/ivacaftor therapy was found to be safe and effective in patients with cystic fibrosis aged 6 to 11 years.

Greater Benefit With Azithromycin in COPD Patients With H pylori

Greater Benefit With Azithromycin in COPD Patients With H pylori

Azithromycin therapy is more effective at preventing COPD exacerbations among patients with Helicobacter pylori infection than among those who are H pylori seronegative.

Fluticasone Propionate-Induced Myopathy in HIV with COPD

Fluticasone Propionate-Induced Myopathy in HIV with COPD

The patient presented with obesity and reduction in bilateral hip flexion strength and shoulder abduction.

Atorvastatin Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Bronchiectasis

Atorvastatin Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Bronchiectasis

Statin therapy reduces inflammation and improves quality of life in patients with severe bronchiectasis infected with P aeruginosa.

ACEi, ARB Use Improves Pulmonary Function in Emphysema

ACEi, ARB Use Improves Pulmonary Function in Emphysema

Higher doses were independently linked to slower change in emphysema, especially among former smokers

Maintenance Therapy With Tiotropium Bronchodilator in Uncontrolled Asthma

Maintenance Therapy With Tiotropium Bronchodilator in Uncontrolled Asthma

Two phase 3 clinical development programs showed improved breathing in children and adolescents with moderate-to-severe asthma regardless of allergic status.

Improving Lung Function in COPD With Indacaterol/Glycoptrrolate Inhaler

Improving Lung Function in COPD With Indacaterol/Glycoptrrolate Inhaler

Multiple studies presented at ATS 2017 indicated that indacaterol/glycoptrrolate inhaler therapy results in clinically significant improvements in COPD-related quality of life.

Do Bundled Payments Cut COPD Readmissions?

Do Bundled Payments Cut COPD Readmissions?

No difference was noted in all-cause readmission rates in the intervention vs non-intervention groups.

Gender Disparity in Asthma Linked to Testosterone

Gender Disparity in Asthma Linked to Testosterone

Testosterone blocks production of innate lymphoid cells, possibly explaining the gender disparity in asthma diagnoses.

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

A combination of several factors -- including electrical activity, high humidity, and rainfall -- can lead to asthma outbreaks in conjunction with thunderstorms.

Increased Childhood Asthma Risk With Maternal Type 2, Gestational Diabetes

Increased Childhood Asthma Risk With Maternal Type 2, Gestational Diabetes

Asthma risk increased when mothers required antidiabetic medication during pregnancy to manage either type 2 or gestational diabetes.

ERS Updates Methacholine Challenge Test Recommendations

ERS Updates Methacholine Challenge Test Recommendations

The most recent ERS guideline includes significant changes from prior recommendations in an effort to accommodate newer delivery devices.

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

The rise in asthma and allergy symptoms may be due to climate change which heightens the damage of airway cells by outdoor fungus.

NIH: National Action Plan Unifies Approach to Ending US COPD Crisis

NIH: National Action Plan Unifies Approach to Ending US COPD Crisis

The release of a new autonomous approach for terminating the COPD crisis has been lead by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Slow Progression of Emphysema

ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Slow Progression of Emphysema

Treatment with full-dose angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers was found to slow disease progression in patients with emphysema.

Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis Reduces Glucocorticoid Use

Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis Reduces Glucocorticoid Use

Mepolizumab resulted in longer remission periods with a larger proportion of participants in remission compared to the placebo, which resulted in reduced glucocorticoid use.

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Sublingual immunotherapy is associated with slower AR progression and less frequent asthma onset in patients with allergic rhinitis.

Reducing Exacerbations in Moderate-to-Severe COPD With Beta-Blocker Therapy

Reducing Exacerbations in Moderate-to-Severe COPD With Beta-Blocker Therapy

Researchers examined the relationship between COPD and right and left ventricular morphometry to determine which patients may better respond to beta-blocker therapies.

Efficacy of Online Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Evaluated

Efficacy of Online Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Evaluated

Online pulmonary rehabilitation is non-inferior to face-to-face rehabilitation for patients with COPD, according to research presented at ATS 2017.

Asthma Risk Increased With Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution

Asthma Risk Increased With Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution

Prenatal exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and stress are linked to increased childhood asthma in boys by age 6 years.

Imatinib Effective in Treating Severe Refractory Asthma

Imatinib Effective in Treating Severe Refractory Asthma

Imatinib demonstrated an improvement in mast-cell activity and airway hyperresponsiveness in severe refractory asthma vs placebo.

Does Benralizumab Effectively Reduce Glucocorticoid Doses in Asthma?

Does Benralizumab Effectively Reduce Glucocorticoid Doses in Asthma?

Researchers compared 4- and 8-week benralizumab vs placebo for asthma.

Could Antioxidants Prevent Wheezing in Infants Following Viral ARIs?

Could Antioxidants Prevent Wheezing in Infants Following Viral ARIs?

Oxidative stress may play an important role in the development of recurrent wheezing following viral ARIs in infancy.

Home Oxygen Services Subpar for Patients With Lung Disease

Home Oxygen Services Subpar for Patients With Lung Disease

A new survey shows that home oxygen services create barriers for patients with lung disease.

Increased Risk of Asthma in Children With Early Antibiotic Use

Increased Risk of Asthma in Children With Early Antibiotic Use

Data from the Generation R, SEATON, PACMAN, and BREATHE studies were analyzed to determine the link between asthma, asthma exacerbations, and childhood antibiotic use.

Bronchial Thermoplasty Effective in Severe, Persistent Asthma

Bronchial Thermoplasty Effective in Severe, Persistent Asthma

Compared to the year prior to bronchial thermoplasty (BT) treatment, in the 2 years after BT treatment, patients experienced reduction in severe exacerbations, hospitalizations, and ER visits.

Elevated Asthma Risk Linked to PCOS Diagnosis in Reproductive-Aged Women

Elevated Asthma Risk Linked to PCOS Diagnosis in Reproductive-Aged Women

More than 4 million women were included in an examination of the relationship between asthma and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Three Research Institutes Unite to Reduce the Burden of Asthma

Three Research Institutes Unite to Reduce the Burden of Asthma

Five studies collaboratively funded by the NIEHS, NHLBI, and NIAID explore ways of preventing and treating asthma.

FDA Expands Approved Use of Ivacaftor for Cystic Fibrosis

FDA Expands Approved Use of Ivacaftor for Cystic Fibrosis

The FDA has expanded the approved indication of ivacaftor for cystic fibrosis, increasing the number of rare gene mutations the drug may be used to treat.

Triple Therapy Superior to Long-acting Muscarinic Antagonist for COPD

Triple Therapy Superior to Long-acting Muscarinic Antagonist for COPD

The TRINITY study reports the significant benefits to extafine triple therapy taken in a single inhaler compared with tiotropium in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Roflumilast Reduces Rate of COPD Exacerbations

Roflumilast Reduces Rate of COPD Exacerbations

Simulated studies were key to the approval of roflumilast for reducing COPD exacerbations.

Risk of Worsening Asthma From LAIV Unfounded

Risk of Worsening Asthma From LAIV Unfounded

A new study found no risks for exacerbation of asthma in children given LAIV, despite ACIP recommendations against its use in children with asthma.

Mepolizumab Improves Quality of Life in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Mepolizumab Improves Quality of Life in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Mepolizumab showed early and sustained clinically relevant improvements in quality of life, with a good safety profile in severe eosinophilic asthma.

Clinical Characteristics of Eosinophilic COPD vs COPD With Asthma

Clinical Characteristics of Eosinophilic COPD vs COPD With Asthma

Patients with COPD and asthma can be characterized by the presence of allergies and more exacerbation with less eosinophilic inflammation.

Residual Volume, Pulmonary Hyperinflation Increase Pulmonary Artery Size in COPD

Residual Volume, Pulmonary Hyperinflation Increase Pulmonary Artery Size in COPD

Study results suggest that gas trapping, not emphysema, is associated with pulmonary vascular remodeling in COPD.

Is There a Link Between Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Is There a Link Between Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The association between asthma and Rheumatoid arthritis can help identify high-risk patients and improve treatment options.

Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists Do Not Increase Cardiovascular Risks

Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists Do Not Increase Cardiovascular Risks

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.

Asthma Linked to Migraine Risk in Children

Asthma Linked to Migraine Risk in Children

Treatment with antiasthma and antihistamine medication may help reduce migraine in this population.

Increase Pneumonia Risk in Asthma With Inhaled Corticosteroids Use

Increase Pneumonia Risk in Asthma With Inhaled Corticosteroids Use

Patients with asthma have an increased risk of pneumonia when using inhaled corticosteroids, including budesonide and fluticasone.

Risk of Adverse Effects in Asthma Increases With Oral Corticosteroids

Risk of Adverse Effects in Asthma Increases With Oral Corticosteroids

Oral corticosteroids, regardless of dose or duration, may increase the risk of adverse effects in patients with severe asthma.

Utibron Neohaler Available for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

Utibron Neohaler Available for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

Sunovion announces Utibron Neohaler, an inhalation powder for the long term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in COPD patients.

Antibiotic Treatment Improves Acute FEV1 Decline in Cystic Fibrosis

Antibiotic Treatment Improves Acute FEV1 Decline in Cystic Fibrosis

Inpatient antibiotic therapy is associated with greater likelihood of recovery following acute lung function decline in pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis.

New Guidelines Released for Treating Patients With COPD Exacerbations

New Guidelines Released for Treating Patients With COPD Exacerbations

The European Respiratory Society and the American Thoracic Society released clinical guidelines for the treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations.

NPPV Technique More Effective in COPD Treatment

NPPV Technique More Effective in COPD Treatment

Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation to clear secretions in patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may be more beneficial than conventional mechanical ventilation.

COPD Mortality Improves With Statins

COPD Mortality Improves With Statins

Statin use was associated with a 20% lower risk for all-cause mortality and a 45% lower risk for pulmonary-related mortality.

Budesonide/Formoterol Treatment for Reducing COPD Exacerbations

Budesonide/Formoterol Treatment for Reducing COPD Exacerbations

Patients with moderate-to-very-severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had decreased exacerbations after 3 months of commencing budesonide/formoterol treatment.

2017 GOLD Report: Updated Recommendations for COPD Management

2017 GOLD Report: Updated Recommendations for COPD Management

The 2017 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Report was released and includes updated recommendations for the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

COPD: New Concepts and Definitions

COPD: New Concepts and Definitions

Researchers have suggested a new definition for common smoke-related pulmonary disease (CSPD).

Long-Term Oxygen Therapy Beneficial in COPD with Moderate Desaturation?

Long-Term Oxygen Therapy Beneficial in COPD with Moderate Desaturation?

Long-term supplemental oxygen does not provide any benefit for patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease regarding time of death or first hospitalization.

Increased Stroke, CVD Risk With Late-Onset Asthma

Increased Stroke, CVD Risk With Late-Onset Asthma

Study patients with late-onset asthma were 57% more likely to experience stroke, heart failure, myocardial infarction, or other CVD-related death.

Is Asthma Linked to Increased Risk of Shingles?

Is Asthma Linked to Increased Risk of Shingles?

In patients studied, 23% of patients with herpes zoster also had a history of asthma.

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