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Top pulmonology news from December: Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease, mild OSA treatment and more

January 10, 2020
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in December. See below for…

In the Journals

2017 San Diego wildfire increased pediatric respiratory ED visits

January 9, 2020
During a 2017 wildfire, San Diego hospitals observed an increase in ED visits for breathing problems among children, according to a study published…

In the Journals

Virtual education comparable to in-person inhaler education in asthma, COPD

January 7, 2020
New data indicate that patient-directed virtual education yielded similar improvements in inhaler technique as in-person education among patients…

In the Journals

Worldwide registry study identifies demographics of severe asthma

January 2, 2020
The International Severe Asthma Registry evaluated patients with asthma worldwide to describe demographic and clinical characteristics of these…

Healio's top pulmonology news from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, vaping-related lung injury and more

December 31, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, the Healio Pulmonology Editors have compiled a list of the most-read articles published this year. Our readers were…

In the Journals

Study calls attention to cost of air pollution-related conditions in kids

December 27, 2019
A review published in Environmental Research summarized per-case cost estimates for six air pollution-related childhood health conditions —…

Meeting highlights from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, PAH and more

December 23, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered on some of the year’s top news from medical meetings. We bring you highlights from the American Thoracic…

Asthma news you may have missed

December 13, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has compiled a list of articles highlighting news and research on the development, diagnosis and treatment of asthma. See below…

In the Journals

Asthma linked to elevated anti-citrullinated antibodies in rheumatoid arthritis

December 12, 2019
A strong association was observed between asthma and anti-citrullinated antibody elevation in a cohort of women with rheumatoid arthritis, and this…

In the Journals

Report: Reducing air pollution confers significant benefits

December 11, 2019
A new report published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society suggests that interventions to reduce air pollution can dramatically improve…

In the Journals

Health care utilization, corticosteroid use higher in patients with asthma, allergic granulomatosis

December 10, 2019
A need exists for treatments for specific eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis and medications to control symptoms and improve outcomes in…

National Influenza Vaccination Week focuses on preventing complications

December 6, 2019
In light of National Influenza Vaccination Week, which is taking place through Saturday, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases is…

Top pulmonology news from November: ACAAI coverage, pneumonia research and more

December 2, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in November. See below for…

Meeting NewsPerspective

Digital inhaler ‘is a great step forward’ in asthma treatment, presenter says

November 27, 2019
HOUSTON — ProAir Digihaler, a multidose dry powder inhaler with built-in sensors that record information about its use and measure inspiratory…

Meeting News

Synthetic lung surfactant inhalation improves bronchial asthma

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON — New data from Russia indicate that patients with bronchial asthma experienced significant improvement in clinical symptoms and lung…

Meeting News

FeNO may help diagnose cough variant asthma

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON Forced exhaled nitric oxide, or FeNO, may be useful for diagnosing cough variant asthma in patients with chronic cough who have…

Meeting News

Asthma control associated with visual recognition of medication

November 25, 2019
HOUSTON — Among inner-city children, poor visual recognition of asthma controller medications by patients and their caregivers is linked to…

Meeting News

Childhood asthma linked to family history of cancer

November 18, 2019
HOUSTON — Children with a family history of cancer may be more likely to develop asthma, according to research presented at the American…

Meeting News

Best of CHEST: Updates in asthma, COPD, bronchoscopy and more

November 18, 2019
This year’s CHEST Annual Meeting, held from Oct. 19 to 23 in New Orleans, highlighted important research and issues in pulmonary, critical care…

Meeting News

Vaginal birth, breastfeeding associated with lower allergic burden

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — Children delivered vaginally and those who were breastfeed had lower odds of developing allergies, according to study results…

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