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Hand Hygiene to Reduce Transmission of Influenza

Hand Hygiene to Reduce Transmission of Influenza

The effectiveness of hand hygiene to prevent the transmission of influenza may vary based on the community setting.......[Read More]
Galectin-3: Its Role in Asthma

Galectin-3: Its Role in Asthma

Find out what is known about the Gal-3 and its role in the pathophysiological mechanisms of asthma.......[Read More]
Medical Therapy in Venous Thromboembolism

Medical Therapy in Venous Thromboembolism

Combining clinical characteristics and laboratory markers improves prediction of VTE.......[Read More]
Combination Therapy in Adults With Mild Persistent Asthma

Combination Therapy in Adults With Mild Persistent Asthma

Is combinaiton threapy benifical for airway resistance in mild asthmatics with near normal FEV1 values?......[Read More]
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines

Community-Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines

Community acquired pneumonia guidelines from different regions may interpret the same evidence base differently, and guidelines differ from one country to another. Find out why.......[Read More]
Combination Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD Management

Combination Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD Management

Get the latest evidence and guidance regarding use of the combination of a long-acting muscarinic antagonists and a long-acting beta2-agonists in COPD.......[Read More]
Change in Quality of Life After Acute Exacerbations of COPD

Change in Quality of Life After Acute Exacerbations of COPD

Find out how acute care tune-ups for COPD exacerbations impact perceived quality of life.......[Read More]
Hypo- and Hypercapnia and Mortality in Oxygen-Dependent COPD

Hypo- and Hypercapnia and Mortality in Oxygen-Dependent COPD

What's the prognostic role of the arterial blood gas tension of carbon dioxide (PaCO2) in severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?......[Read More]
Morbidities Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Morbidities Associated With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Learn more about why obstructive sleep apnea can cause metabolic dysregulation, oxidative stress, neurohumoral changes and many more comorbid circumstances.......[Read More]
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Interstitial Lung Diseases

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in Interstitial Lung Diseases

Find out how mindfulness-based stress reduction impacts symptoms for patients with interstitial lung disease.......[Read More]
Respiratory Viruses in Outpatients During Influenza Season

Respiratory Viruses in Outpatients During Influenza Season

This study inspects the etiology of acute respiratory tract infections in outpatients during the influenza season.......[Read More]
Inhaled Treprostinil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Inhaled Treprostinil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

For pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment, learn more about the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, clinical efficacy and safety of inhaled treprostinil.......[Read More]
Imaging Tests in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism

Imaging Tests in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism

What do you really know about the diagnostic process with clinically suspected recurrent PE -- in different patient populations?......[Read More]
The Association Between Acetaminophen and Asthma

The Association Between Acetaminophen and Asthma

Is acetaminophen a real asthma promoter or an innocent bystander?......[Read More]
Imaging Tests in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism

Imaging Tests in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism

What do you really know about the diagnostic process with clinically suspected recurrent PE -- in different patient populations?......[Read More]
New Therapeutic Targets in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New Therapeutic Targets in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Current therapeutic strategies are mainly designed to induce relaxation of the pulmonary arteries, not to improve vascular remodeling that characterizes PAH. Will newer agents remodel the vasculature?......[Read More]
Post-Breast Cancer Radiotherapy BOOP

Post-Breast Cancer Radiotherapy BOOP

Get the scoop on BOOP in breast cancer survivors.......[Read More]
Preventive Behaviors After the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Preventive Behaviors After the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

Are minority groups more or less likely to adopt influenza prevention behaviors?......[Read More]
Acute Bronchodilator Responsiveness in COPD: the UPLIFT Trial

Acute Bronchodilator Responsiveness in COPD: the UPLIFT Trial

Can acute bronchodilator responsiveness predict long-term outcomes in COPD?......[Read More]
Umeclidinium/Vilanterol and Umeclidinium in COPD

Umeclidinium/Vilanterol and Umeclidinium in COPD

Are these agents safe and effective for long-term use in COPD?......[Read More]