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Changing Paradigms in the Treatment of Severe Asthma: The Role of Biologic Therapies CME

This activity is intended for allergists, pulmonologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, and other healthcare providers who treat patients with asthma.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Yoga Improves Quality of Life in Pulmonary Hypertension

Adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension could derive some relief from yoga, results from a preliminary study suggest. The 12-week program eased anxiety and depression, among other measures.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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The Effect of Tai Chi on Cancer, OA, Heart Failure and COPD

A new study examines the potential beneficial effects of Tai Chi on these four chronic conditions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Immunotherapies Bring New Questions in Lung Cancer

Dr Mark Kris assesses the complicated risks and benefits of using nivolumab and pembrolizumab for patients with lung cancers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Emergency Medicine Literature of Note: Prime Time for Dexamethasone in Asthma?

I'm surprised it doesn't change your mind. But I should read the paper first ;-)But there is strip of land for interpretation and maybe dexa should be restricted to patients deemed to be poor compliers and prednisone still prescribed for "reliable" patients until better data are aailable , if ever?  
emlitofnote.com
over 3 years ago
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Next-Gen Sequencing Every Lung Cancer: Lessons From France

A large French study has clearly demonstrated the benefit of completely sequencing every lung cancer, says Dr Mark Kris.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Clears Bevespi Aerosphere for COPD

Bevespi combines glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate in a pressurized metered-dose inhaler, using novel technology that promises more uniform drug distribution, according to the company.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Influenza and Other Viruses Diagnostic Testing in Hospitals

What are the diagnostic practices for influenza and other respiratory virus in U.S. hospitals and laboratories?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Should Patients in Their 70s Get Lung Transplants?

As the age of lung transplant patients increases, the age of recipients and the stewardship of organs have become controversial. Experts debated these issues at a heart and lung transplant meeting.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Sublingual Immunotherapy Improves Dust Mite Allergy

Therapy reduced time to first exacerbation of allergy-related asthma during corticosteroid reduction but yielded no changes in asthma control or quality-of-life questionnaires.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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USPSTF Advises Against COPD Screening in Asymptomatic Adults CME/CE

: In its updated guidelines, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends no screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in asymptomatic individuals.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Petition urges GSK and Pfizer to lower price of pneumonia vaccine

The humanitarian charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders has delivered a petition of almost 400 000 signatures to the headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in London and Pfizer in New York, demanding that the companies reduce the price of their pneumonia vaccine in developing countries to $5 (£3.45; €4.40) per child.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Yoga may improve asthma symptoms, Cochrane review finds

A Cochrane review has concluded that yoga “probably” improves quality of life and symptoms in people who have asthma. However, its effects on lung function and the use of medicines remain uncertain.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Immunotherapy tablet helps control asthma in people with house dust mite allergy

Patients with house dust mite allergy related asthma showed improvements in asthma control when given sublingual allergen immunotherapy on top of their usual medicine, research published in JAMA has found.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Petition urges GSK and Pfizer to lower price of pneumonia vaccine

The humanitarian charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders has delivered a petition of almost 400 000 signatures to the headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in London and Pfizer in New York, demanding that the companies reduce the price of their pneumonia vaccine in developing countries to $5 (£3.45; €4.40) per child.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Screening for mental problems in people presenting with hypertension and comorbidities

The authors provided good guidance on the complexities of managing hypertension with associated chronic comorbid physical conditions, such as kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Bronchiolitis After the ED: Should We Worry About O2 Saturation?

What happens to oxygen saturations in infants with bronchiolitis in the first 72 hours after being discharged from the emergency department, and does this influence return visits?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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BF Spiromax Compared to BF Turbuhaler for Persistent Asthma

A new study compares the use of two inhalers for delivering budesonide and formoterol in patients with persistent asthma. How do they stack up?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago