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July 16, 2021

Political Support of Permanent DST Concerns Sleep Scientists Political Support of Permanent DST Concerns Sleep Scientists

The reintroduction of congressional bills that aim to end seasonal time change and move permanently to daylight saving time (DST) – and action on the issue […]
June 25, 2021

Pfizer Pauses Distribution of Stop-Smoking Pill Chantix Pfizer Pauses Distribution of Stop-Smoking Pill Chantix

Pfizer is suspending distribution of the anti-smoking treatment Chantix after heightened levels of the carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) were found in some lots of the pills. The […]
May 28, 2021

OSA: Heart Rate Change May Signal CPAP Benefit OSA: Heart Rate Change May Signal CPAP Benefit

Some nonsleepy patients with coronary artery disease and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may receive cardiovascular benefit from continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, according to a […]
May 28, 2021

Tezepelumab Reduces Serious Exacerbations In Severe Asthma Tezepelumab Reduces Serious Exacerbations In Severe Asthma

Results from the NAVIGATOR study of tezepelumab showed that treatment of adults and adolescents with severe, uncontrolled asthma with the new biologic led to a large […]
May 28, 2021

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to COVID-19 Risk Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to COVID-19 Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Greater severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with a higher […]
May 25, 2021

COPD in Younger Adults Deadlier Than Expected COPD in Younger Adults Deadlier Than Expected

Adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience significant morbidity and excess mortality from the disease, results of a population-based […]
May 25, 2021

Patients With Moderate COPD Also Benefit From Triple Therapy Patients With Moderate COPD Also Benefit From Triple Therapy

The benefits of a triple fixed-dose inhaled corticosteroid, long-acting muscarinic antagonist, and long-acting beta2 agonist combination extend to patients with moderate as well as severe chronic […]
May 18, 2021

Worse Outcomes for Patients With COPD and COVID-19 Worse Outcomes for Patients With COPD and COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A study of COVID-19 outcomes across the United States bolsters reports from […]
May 17, 2021

Omics Analysis Links Blood Type to COVID-19 Omics Analysis Links Blood Type to COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A new analysis of gene expression and protein content in lung and […]
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