"Man Flu May be Real" reads a recent headline as reporters pick up results of a study on the impact of estrogen against influenza A. More, here.
Cold, Cough, and Flu
Here: highlights of 2 studies on vaccines against pneumonia and 2 studies on resistance to antibiotics commonly used to treat pneumonia.
Primary care physicians see many disorders more often or more severely in the winter months. Here, find 10 of these common cold-weather ills.
A new flu season is never elementary for primary care. Two questions on flu and its spread that may prove educational.
Identifying risk, a promising mortality biomarker, and a new app for study recruitment—just a few of the latest developments in COPD research and patient care.
Cigarette smoking has declined but remains a leading cause of illness and death in the US. If there is anything you don’t know about the current state of smoking, you’ll find it in these slides.
A new CDC study also found that older adults are more likely to be hospitalized for a severe respiratory virus than those aged 18 to 49 years.
Undiagnosed lung disease in smokers, the impact of guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia in children, and climate change and asthma attacks make headlines in the respiratory news.
Respiratory disease is the main reason why patients visit primary care practices. This brief summary highlights the latest in research and patient care.