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Steroids Improved Outcomes, Recovery from CAP

Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say.

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Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say. - See more at: http://www.consultantlive.com/respiratory-diseases#sthash.W1m0wE8H.dpuf

Respiratory Diseases

Study authors propose a new asthma patient “phenotype” in which a previous severe event is the sole predictor of another one.

Results of a recent study into the role of lipids in atopic asthma could help identify new targets for therapy.

Some find new meta-analysis results disturbing; others say they underscore the need for more focused research.

Nicotine amounts aren't constant among cigar brands Even smokers of the same brand may be exposed to varying doses of nicotine and other smoke constituents.

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Severe asthma symptoms but low allergy and inflammation levels may mean poor response to guideline-based therapy.

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Study: Among adolescents age 13-19 years, those with asthma were twice as likely to smoke as their healthy counterparts. Solutions?

Take this quick quiz to see what you know about new tuberculosis screening guidelines and the latest research findings.

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