Daily service featuring the latest research in respiratory medicine, covering areas such as asthma, rhinitis, influenza and respiratory infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, nasal polyps, and the latest respiratory drug treatments.
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21 July 2014
Daycare attendance in the first year of life is a risk factor for earlier respiratory infections and is associated with greater use of healthcare services in childhood, study findings show.
21 July 2014
The site of eosinophilic inflammation, whether local, systemic or both, has a significant effect on lung function, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and asthma control, study findings show.
21 July 2014
Researchers have identified a potential biomarker for airway obstruction in patients with asthma that not only reflects airflow limitation but also asthma control.
21 July 2014
Exercise-induced wheezing is associated with the severity of asthma, according to the findings of a large, cross-sectional survey conducted in Japanese children.
15 July 2014
Patients with newly diagnosed pulmonary arterial hypertension have a substantial burden of disease, with more than half hospitalised during the first 3 years post-diagnosis, research shows.
11 July 2014
An updated CHEST guideline for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension provides some evidence-based recommendations but also highlights many evidence gaps.
11 July 2014
Oxygen uptake efficiency plateau, measured during the cardiopulmonary exercise test, offers a novel method for evaluating gas exchange abnormalities in patients with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension, Chinese researchers report.
19 June 2014
Patients with combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema who are undergoing treatment for advanced lung cancer do not have a significantly worse prognosis than their counterparts with isolated idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, report Japanese researchers.
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