Respiratory Diseases : Health & Medical

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Advances in Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance

Advances in Pneumococcal Antibiotic Resistance

Will widespread use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines be enough to reduce the growing threat of drug-resistant 19A pneumococci?......[Read More]
Inhibition of Neutrophil Elastase Attenuates Airway Inflammation

Inhibition of Neutrophil Elastase Attenuates Airway Inflammation

Learn about the potential for neutrophil elastase inhibitor use as a modulator of the immune/inflammatory response.......[Read More]
Sarcoid-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplant

Sarcoid-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplant

What's the role for lung transplantation in patients with sarcoidosis?......[Read More]
Evaluation and Treatment of Pain in Critically Ill Adults

Evaluation and Treatment of Pain in Critically Ill Adults

Learn about practices and techniques specific to addressing and treating pain in the adult intensive care environment.......[Read More]
Interventional Pulmonology for Asthma and Emphysema

Interventional Pulmonology for Asthma and Emphysema

Sharpen your knowledge of bronchoscopic modalities for emphysema and asthma.......[Read More]
Genetic Susceptibility for Chronic Bronchitis in COPD

Genetic Susceptibility for Chronic Bronchitis in COPD

Learn more about genetic variants associated with COPD subjects with chronic bronchits relative to smokers with normal spirometry.......[Read More]
Respiratory Syncytial Virus, an Ongoing Medical Dilemma

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, an Ongoing Medical Dilemma

There is a large, unmet need for the development of vaccines, prophylactics or therapeutics to help combat RSV. Have there been any clinical trials that look promising?......[Read More]
Portopulmonary Hypertension

Portopulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension in patients with liver disease or portal hypertension may be due to multiple mechanisms.......[Read More]
CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

CV Risk With Obstructive and Restrictive Airway Functioning

Learn more about the cardiovascular risk profile for adults with obstructive and restrictive impairments of lung functioning.......[Read More]
Clinical Use of Exhaled VOCs in Pulmonary Diseases

Clinical Use of Exhaled VOCs in Pulmonary Diseases

Are there different 'breath-prints' for asthma, lung cancer, COPD, and cystic fibrosis?......[Read More]
Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Improving Medication Adherence in COPD

Find out more about the most effective strategies for improving medication adherence in patients with COPD.......[Read More]
Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Microvascular Associations of Increased Aortic Stiffness in COPD

Does urinary albumin creatinine ratio reflect glomerular damage related to aortic stiffness?......[Read More]
Characterization of COPD Heterogeneity in the ECLIPSE Cohort

Characterization of COPD Heterogeneity in the ECLIPSE Cohort

COPD is a complex disease, with clinical, functional, and radiological presentations that vary greatly from patient to patient. The authors aim to find some common characteristics.......[Read More]
Obesity as a Risk Factor for Severe Influenza-like Illness

Obesity as a Risk Factor for Severe Influenza-like Illness

This study evaluates the association between obesity and severe influenza.......[Read More]
Lung Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Adults

Lung Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Adults

Should general practitioners and emergency physicians consider performing lung ultrasound -- to get quick data on patients with suspected pneumonia?......[Read More]
Liver Involvement During Influenza Infection

Liver Involvement During Influenza Infection

Liver involvement can be detected in some cases of influenza. Was it more common in the 2009 H1N1 pandemic than in seasonal cases?......[Read More]
Surgical Lung Biopsy in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Surgical Lung Biopsy in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

A new international statement defines usual interstitial pneumonia -- in a more precise way than before. . .......[Read More]
Carrageenan Nasal Spray in Patients With Common Cold

Carrageenan Nasal Spray in Patients With Common Cold

Does administration of carrageenan with nasal sprays reduce the duration of cold symptoms?......[Read More]
Enterovirus D68 in Children With Respiratory Illness

Enterovirus D68 in Children With Respiratory Illness

Many children were hospitalized for respiratory infections during the fall of 2014. How often was enterovirus D68 the culprit?......[Read More]
Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis

Find out more about when to consider lung transplantation and more for patients with cystic fibrosis.......[Read More]