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November 18, 2021

High Triglycerides in Normal-Weight Men With Sleep Apnea High Triglycerides in Normal-Weight Men With Sleep Apnea

In men with a normal waist circumference, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) metrics were positively associated with serum triglycerides, according to results of a study published in […]
November 11, 2021

Biden Announces Effort to ID Toxic Air Issues in Veterans Biden Announces Effort to ID Toxic Air Issues in Veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, whose son Beau was an Iraq war veteran, is using his first Veterans Day in office to announce an effort […]
November 11, 2021

Electronic ‘Nose’ Sniffs Out Sarcoidosis Electronic ‘Nose’ Sniffs Out Sarcoidosis

An electronic nose (eNose) that measures volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted from the lungs successfully distinguished sarcoidosis from interstitial lung disease (ILD) and healthy controls, according […]
November 9, 2021

Filtering PFTs Through Race/Ethnicity May Add To Biased Care Filtering PFTs Through Race/Ethnicity May Add To Biased Care

The use of race/ethnicity in medicine to explain and interpret pulmonary function test (PFT) differences between individuals may contribute to biased medical care and research. Furthermore, […]
November 5, 2021

Map Pinpoints America’s Hot Spots of Air Pollution Map Pinpoints America’s Hot Spots of Air Pollution

A new report and interactive map show in precise detail how cancer-causing chemicals are released by multiple industrial facilities in some neighborhoods, creating zones of dangerous […]
October 27, 2021

Placebo Beat Risankizumab in Adults With Severe Asthma Placebo Beat Risankizumab in Adults With Severe Asthma

Placebo treatment was found to be superior to treatment with risankizumab with respect to time to first asthma worsening and annualized rate of asthma worsening for […]
October 27, 2021

Itepekimab Reduces Loss of Asthma Control Itepekimab Reduces Loss of Asthma Control

For patients with moderate to severe asthma, blockade with itepekimab, a new human IgG4P monoclonal antibody against the upstream alarmin interleukin-33, led to a reduction in […]
October 21, 2021

Sepsis Multiplies In-Hospital Mortality Risk in COPD Sepsis Multiplies In-Hospital Mortality Risk in COPD

Although slightly fewer than 1% of hospitalizations for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are complicated by sepsis, this complication increases the risk for in-hospital mortality fivefold, […]
October 20, 2021

Comorbidities Larger Factor Than Race in COVID ICU Deaths? Comorbidities Larger Factor Than Race in COVID ICU Deaths?

Racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 mortality rates may be related more to comorbidities than to demographics, suggest authors of a new study. Researchers compared the length of […]
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