In the Journals

Antibiotic use in infancy increases risk for childhood asthma

August 8, 2019
Researchers found a dose-dependent association between antibiotic use in infancy and the development of asthma in childhood, regardless of the type…

In the Journals

Vitamin D levels modify pollution-driven asthma symptoms in pediatric obesity

August 8, 2019
Circulating vitamin D levels affect the risk for respiratory symptoms related to indoor air pollution among children with obesity and asthma…

In the Journals

AMAZES: Azithromycin may increase antibiotic resistance in severe asthma

August 2, 2019
In a substudy of the AMAZES trial, azithromycin, when used as a treatment for exacerbations in patients with severe asthma, reduced Haemophilus

Top pulmonology news from July: FDA updates, antibiotics in cystic fibrosis, treatment of COPD exacerbations

August 2, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most-popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in July. See below for…

In the Journals

Chronic cough in asthma linked to more severe disease

July 30, 2019
Among patients with asthma, those with chronic cough vs. without chronic cough had worse respiratory symptoms, more health care use, lower lung…

In the Journals

More stringent air quality standards may decrease childhood asthma incidence

July 24, 2019
Policies designed to reduce air pollutants could result in a lower incidence of childhood asthma, researchers reported in the Proceedings of the

FDA News

New digital inhaler receives FDA approval for patients with asthma

July 19, 2019
The FDA has approved a combination therapy digital inhaler for treatment of asthma in patients aged 12 years and older, according to a manufacturer…

In the JournalsPerspective

Uncontrolled asthma could cost US economy $963.5B over next 20 years

July 9, 2019
The 20-year cost of uncontrolled asthma in the U.S. is estimated to exceed $963 billion, and both adolescents and adults could lose approximately…

Top pulmonology news from June: Updates on IPF therapy, sleep apnea pharmacology, water pipe risks and more

July 2, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most-popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in June. See below for…

In the Journals

Poorly controlled asthma common in pregnancy

July 1, 2019
The prevalence of poor asthma control during pregnancy is high among women in the United States, especially among the Medicaid population, and…

In the Journals

Occupational hazards may account for range of lung diseases

June 21, 2019
Occupational hazards, which include inhaling vapors, gas, dust or fumes at work, may be responsible for a number of noncancerous lung diseases…

In the Journals

Cough-sound analyzer app shows potential as diagnostic tool for pediatric respiratory diseases

June 13, 2019
A novel automated cough-sound analyzer technology incorporated in a smartphone app shows potential as a high-level diagnostic aid in the assessment…

In the Journals

Customized, self-managed asthma intervention improves outcomes in older adults

June 12, 2019
Older adults with asthma who received interventions specific to their needs and barriers experienced improvements in asthma outcomes, quality of life…


Q&A: Why pediatricians should advocate for stock inhalers in schools

June 11, 2019
All children attending school in the United States are permitted to carry albuterol inhalers if they have been prescribed one by a physician…

Meeting Highlights

Highlights from ATS: Critical care, asthma, interstitial lung disease

June 10, 2019
Healio Pulmonology brings you the top news from the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 17 to 22 in Dallas. See below for…

Investigational inhaled asthma combination meets primary endpoint: QUARTZ

June 6, 2019
Novartis announced the first study results from the phase 3 PLATINUM clinical development program assessing the safety and efficacy of an…

Top pulmonology news from May: Updates in ARDS, inhaled therapy for cystic fibrosis, azithromycin for COPD

June 3, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most-popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in May. See below for…

In the Journals

Decreased exposure to air pollutants in California reduced asthma incidence in children

June 3, 2019
Decreases in regional air pollutants were associated with reductions in asthma incidence among children in Southern California from 1993 to 2014…

In the Journals

Wildfires worse for children’s health compared with prescribed burns

May 31, 2019
Children in California who were exposed to wildfire smoke had increases in asthma exacerbations, including wheezing in those who did not have asthma…


ACAAI president busts common asthma ‘myths’

May 31, 2019
In support of Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May, Healio Pulmonology spoke with Todd A. Mahr, MD, president of the…

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