Researchers evaluated whether duration of breastfeeding was associated with a modified risk for asthma development in children.
Participants underwent a pre- and post-bronchodilator spirometry, single-breath diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide, CT, and echocardiogram.
Investigators sought to determine the association between maternal vaccination and infant mortality.
Exposure to chemical agents while cleaning may be at increased risk for accelerated decline in lung function.
As a result of activating the inflammatory-immune system, pneumonia may trigger cardiovascular complications.
Compared with individuals who never used tobacco, exclusive current cigarette smokers and exclusive current cigar smokers had increased all-cause mortality risks.
Study examines increased physical activity may lower the risk for several cancers and may be beneficial for improving quality of life.
A 67-year-old man presents for his yearly wellness visit and reports some shortness of breath since the Sonoma-Napa wildfires but otherwise feels well.
The researchers found that greater perception of harm from e-cigarettes was associated with lower odds of susceptibility to using e-cigarettes and current use of e-cigarettes.
Maternal prenatal and early childhood intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and fructose is associated with current asthma in midchildhood.
The recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule for the United States has been issued for 2018.
A CHEST expert panel has released updated guidelines for lung cancer screening.
Respiratory symptoms that develop between the ages of 18 and 30 may hold prognostic value for later decline in lung function.
A new biodegradable pressure sensor device may make monitoring patients with chronic lung disease easier during surgery.
Patient, practice, and provider characteristics are associated with inappropriate antimicrobial prescribing in the outpatient setting.
Patients who underwent lung resections had reduced postoperative complication rates when they participated in preoperative exercise.
The preoperative physiotherapy intervention cut the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications by 50%.
Influenza increased the risk for acute myocardial infarction within 1 year before and 1 year after the infection.
Clinical practice guidelines for anticoagulation therapy for cardiopulmonary bypass has been released.