Pulmonology

Researchers Identify Worldwide Trends for Respiratory Virus Rates in Children

September 28, 2020

There was a high proportion of RSV-associated acute lower respiratory infections hospitalizations in infants younger than 1 in all countries.

How a COVID-19 Procedure Helps the Case for Better Lung Transplant Use

September 23, 2020

Low annual donor use and high mortality rates could be correlatively improved with greater embrace of opportunities.

Unclear Whether Nocturnal Oxygen Positively Affects COPD Patients

September 22, 2020

The trial did not reach full enrollment.

Prenatal Opioid Exposure Associated with Development of Asthma in Children

September 22, 2020

About 2/3 of children with asthma had been exposed to opioids prior to birth, according to a new retrospective study.

Chester Oddis, MD: Myositis, Diagnosis and Management Challenges

September 16, 2020

An expert discusses the difficulties in diagnosing and managing myositis, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected clinical care.

Randall Cron, MD, PhD: Cytokine Storm Syndrome and COVID-19

September 12, 2020

COVID-19 is associated with its own cytokine storm syndrome.

DMARDs for Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated ILD

September 12, 2020

A majority of patients with the condition are on azathioprine or mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolic acid.

IPAF Shows Demographic and Imaging Similarities with CTD-ILD

September 12, 2020

These findings suggest the possibility of a common underlying disease process between the two pathologies.

HRV Reduces Cytokine Production in Severe Asthma Patients

September 11, 2020

HRV-induced cytokine responses were reduced in patients with severe asthma.

Stuart Green, MD: Treating Unexplained Chronic Cough

September 11, 2020

Pulmonary conditions like asthma could often lead to the development of chronic cough.