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.
A new 14-year analysis indicate that adults are getting more sleep each night despite the prevalence of sleep duration among Americans.
Respiratory viruses were identified in 55% of febrile infants; those older than 28 days had a lower risk of bacterial infection when they tested positive for a respiratory virus.
Patient reminder and recall systems seem to be effective for improving receipt of immunizations.
Overall, 29.2% of veterans report current use of 1 of 5 tobacco products.
Researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are working to develop a universal influenza vaccine.
Qualitative risk statements of malignancy for indeterminate pulmonary nodules are imprecise, highly variable, and should be replaced by a standard scale.
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation has provided treatment updates on various aspects of CPR.
Vaccination for influenza for multiple seasons is twice as effective in preventing severe influenza.
The cancer death rate declined by 1.5% annually from 2006 to 2015 in the United States.
Lung cancer screening based on USPSTF criteria decreased from 2010 to 2015 while risk-targeted screening is associated with modest gains in terms of early lung cancer mortality per person screened.
Few modern, US FDA-approved immuno-oncology agents have durable survival and response rates that are deemed significant by the ASCO value framework.
Preoperative accelerometry can assess cardiopulmonary fitness in patients scheduled for major surgery.
Non-cigarette tobacco use is associated with subsequent cigarette smoking among US adolescents.
Pharmaceutical aids are not effective for increasing long-term smoking cessation.
Individuals taking varenicline for smoking cessation may be at an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
Eating fruits and vegetables may delay decline in lung function, especially in former smokers.