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Investigation into vaping-related lung injuries intensifies

September 19, 2019
As the number of confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with electronic cigarette use, or vaping, surges, CDC, FDA and state health…
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Durvalumab reduces local, distant progression in non-small cell lung cancer

September 19, 2019
Durvalumab extended the time to first progression and reduced the risk for local and distant progression among patients with unresectable stage III…
In the Journals

Lung allocation score may not predict transplant list death in advanced pulmonary sarcoidosis

September 19, 2019
New data from a single-center study indicate that not only was the rate of mortality high among patients with advanced pulmonary sarcoidosis who were…
In the Journals

Racism may affect asthma control in children

September 18, 2019
Young black children whose parents or guardians reported having experienced chronic stress associated with racism may have poorer asthma control…
In the Journals

Study: Obtain blood culture before initiating antimicrobial therapy in sepsis

September 17, 2019
Among patients with severe manifestations of sepsis, the sensitivity of blood cultures decreased after initiation of empirical antimicrobial therapy…
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CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related lung illnesses

September 16, 2019
The CDC has activated its emergency operations center to augment its efforts in the current interagency investigation of cases of lung injury…
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Q&A: Promise of C-reactive protein testing in COPD

September 16, 2019
Antibiotic prescribing in primary care practice for patients with COPD exacerbations is generally based on clinical features only, which are…
Meeting News

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center oncologist receives lifetime achievement award

September 15, 2019
Charles Rudin, MD, PhD, received the Paul A. Bunn Jr. Scientific Award from International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. The award…
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UCLA professor honored for contributions to lung cancer prevention

September 14, 2019
Denise Aberle, MD, received International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award. The…
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Generation Z ‘coming soon to a workforce near you’ – Are you ready?

September 13, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Workplaces and managers who may or may not have just grown acquainted with — and successfully integrated —…
FDA News

FDA warns breast cancer treatments may lead to rare but severe lung inflammation

September 13, 2019
The FDA issued a safety alert today indicating that three drugs used to treat some patients with advanced breast cancer may cause rare but severe…
In the Journals

Opiates linked to escalation of care in patients with heart failure at high risk for sleep-disordered breathing

September 13, 2019
In-hospital opiate use is associated with an increased likelihood of escalation of care in adults with acute heart failure who are at high-risk for…
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CDC updates number of confirmed, probable cases of lung disease linked to vaping

September 13, 2019
As of Wednesday, 380 confirmed and probable cases of respiratory illness associated with electronic cigarette use, including six deaths, have been…

E-cigarette flavoring associated with higher self-perceived addiction, satisfaction

September 12, 2019
People who use flavored electronic cigarettes report higher satisfaction and self-perceived addiction than users of nonflavored e-cigarettes…
In the Journals

Riociguat fails to improve outcomes in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia-associated pulmonary hypertension: RISE-IIP

September 12, 2019
Among patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia associated with pulmonary hypertension, treatment with riociguat was linked to an increase in…

Atezolizumab extends OS for certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer

September 12, 2019
Atezolizumab as first-line monotherapy prolonged OS compared with chemotherapy alone for certain patients with non-small cell lung cancer, according…

Trump administration moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

September 11, 2019
The Trump administration unveiled plans today to remove all non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarette products from the market. Last week, the CDC reported…
In the Journals

PCSK9 variants not linked to sepsis risk

September 11, 2019
New data published in JAMA Network Open show that PCSK9 genetic variants were not associated with the risk for sepsis or sepsis outcomes in patients…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to tepotinib for lung cancer subset

September 11, 2019
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to tepotinib for treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer who harbor …

AMA urges public to avoid e-cigarettes

September 10, 2019
The AMA implored the public to stop using e-cigarette s until health officials can determine the cause…
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