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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24 October 2014
The accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose–positron emission tomography may be compromised in areas with endemic infectious lung diseases, research suggests.
17 October 2014
medwireNews: Autoantibodies to endothelin receptor type A and angiotensin receptor type-1 predict the development of, and mortality from, systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension, research suggests.
16 October 2014
Health-related quality of life before and during treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension is significantly associated with survival, Brazilian researchers report.
15 October 2014
Estimated right atrial pressure, measured using echocardiography, may be a useful prognostic indicator in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a study suggests.
22 September 2014
The aetiology and clinical features of community-acquired pneumonia are different in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in those without the lung condition, Spanish research demonstrates.
15 September 2014
A 12-year survey of the antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Miyagi Prefecture in Japan has identified important changes, including improved susceptibility to β-lactam antibiotics.
03 September 2014
US researchers have shown that patients with both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma have more exacerbations, less emphysema and more airway disease than patients with COPD alone.
03 September 2014
Keeping asthma medication in the bathroom and incorporating its use into daily routines are strategies associated with good medication adherence in older adults with asthma, US research shows.
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