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Pulmonology

Protocolized Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Program Using a 2.4 mm Cryoprobe for ILD

Aug 02, 2022

Interstitial lung diseases (ILD) are a diverse set of conditions known as diffuse parenchymal lung diseases. They are classified based on clinical, physiologic, radiological, and pathologic characteri...

Resuscitation practices in moderate and late preterm infants are highly variable

Aug 01, 2022

 1. Between 2011 and 2020 there was an increase in non-invasive resuscitation interventions and a decrease in resuscitation-associated complications in moderate and late preterm infants. 2. Rates of...

Emphysema Severity Index Associated with Respiratory Death

Aug 01, 2022

The presence and severity of emphysema on computed tomography might recently be evaluated by a new spirometry-based assessment, the emphysema severity index (ESI). However, the index's clinical useful...

RA-associated ILD's Clinical Features of Acute Exacerbation: Comparison with IPF

Aug 01, 2022

Acute exacerbation (AE), which occurs during the clinical course of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), has been found in several studies to occur in rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung...

GWAS on Frequent Exacerbation of Asthma Depending on Smoking Status

Aug 01, 2022

Asthma exacerbation is influenced by genetic and environmental variables, although little is known about genetic changes based on smoking status. Therefore, a genome-wide association study (GWAS) and ...

Limited English Proficiency Tied to Worse Access to Health Care

Aug 01, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In adults, limited English proficiency (LEP) is associated with worse access to care, according to a study published online July 26 in the Journal of General I...

Fatal Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis (IPA): Autopsy Study

Aug 01, 2022

Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a dangerous consequence that is difficult to identify in immunocompromised and critically sick individuals. For a study, researchers sought to know how many instances go...

Rate of In-Hospital Adverse Events Declined From 2010 to 2019

Jul 28, 2022

THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There was a significant decrease in the rates of adverse events for patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and major...

Parental Leave Does Not Impact Residents' Subsequent Board Scores

Jul 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Taking extended leave during residency for parental or medical leave does not appear to impact subsequent board scores, according to a study published in t...

Parental Leave Does Not Impact Residents' Subsequent Board Scores

Jul 28, 2022

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Taking extended leave during residency for parental or medical leave does not appear to impact subsequent board scores, according to a study published in t...

Influenza A(H3N2) Predominant Strain During 2021 to 2022 Season

Jul 27, 2022

MONDAY, July 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Throughout the 2021 to 2022 influenza season, the predominant virus was influenza A(H3N2), according to research published in the July 22 issue of the U.S. C...

Flu Vaccine Tied to Lower Alzheimer Disease Risk in Older Adults

Jul 27, 2022

TUESDAY, July 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Influenza vaccination is associated with a reduced Alzheimer disease (AD) risk among older U.S. adults, according to a study published online June 13 in th...

Tobacco Content Exposure on Social Media Tied to Actual Use

Jul 23, 2022

FRIDAY, July 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Individuals who are exposed to tobacco content on social media have greater odds of reporting tobacco use and fostering more positive attitudes toward tobacco...

OCS-Sparing Effect of Dupilumab for Severe Asthma Maintained

Jul 23, 2022

FRIDAY, July 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term treatment of severe asthma with dupilumab supports sustained reduction in oral corticosteroid (OCS) dosage and improvement in clinical end points fo...

Racial and ethnic discrepancies in pulse oximetry performance associated with reduced oxygen supplementation

Jul 22, 2022

1. This retrospective cohort study demonstrated that for a given blood oxygen hemoglobin saturation, Black, Asian, and Hispanic patients in the intensive care unit had higher pulse oximetry readings t...

FDA to Take a Hard Look at Its Food, Tobacco Programs

Jul 22, 2022

THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will begin a comprehensive review of its food and tobacco programs amid a high-profile infant formula shortage and rec...

Emphysema Identified in Adults With Normal Spirometry

Jul 20, 2022

TUESDAY, July 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Emphysema can be present when spirometry findings are normal, especially among Black men, according to a study published online July 19 in Annals of Internal...

Urgent Health Care Use Up for Adults With Concomitant Eczema, Asthma

Jul 20, 2022

TUESDAY, July 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with concomitant atopic dermatitis (AD) and asthma have an increased risk for urgent health care use, according to a study published online July 7 in ...

Phase 3 Pembrolizumab and Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy Design

Jul 20, 2022

Standard treatment for newly diagnosed patients with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) was concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT). However, even if an initial response was obtained, the prognos...

Immunotherapy: Treatment of Advanced-stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Jul 20, 2022

Immunotherapy has drastically altered the treatment of advanced-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). For a study, researchers sought to determine if stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) to ...