Respiratory Disorders Resource Center

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A Dose of His Own Medicine ...

This is only the second reported case of these rare adverse events occurring with this cardiovascular agent.

Pooled Analysis Data Further Support Ofev ...

Data from a pooled analysis showed Ofev (nintedanib; Boehringer Ingelheim) significantly reduced the risk of acute exacerbations, slowed disease progression, and reduced the risk of mortality in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Many Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Cases ...

The period prevalence of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is 10.4% in intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, according to a study published online February 22 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 45th Critical Care Congress.

CPAP Could Ease Depression in OSA

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at increased risk for depression, but continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy may ease their depression symptoms, a new study suggests.

Non-Adherence to Asthma a Growing Problem

An analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics of asthma medication adherence showed poor coverage across a six-month period.

New Recs for IPF Rx Therapy

Updated guidelines on the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) by the American Thoracic Society, the European Respiratory Society, the Japanese Respiratory Society, and the Latin American Thoracic Association have been published.

Cloud9 Anti-Snoring System Approved

The FDA has cleared its Cloud9 Anti-Snoring System to reduce or eliminate asymptomatic ("simple") snoring in adults.

News

Review Compares Intranasal Steroid Preparations for Chronic Rhinosinusitis

For patients with chronic rhinosinusitis, study authors found insufficient data to suggest that one type of intranasal steroid was more effective than another.

Sleep Patterns Post-Lung Transplant can Clarify Predictors of Mortality

For lung transplant recipients, sleep should be assessed in order to better clarify the predictors of post-transplant mortality, according to a letter to the editor published online in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Promising Results in Phase 3 Trials for Nebulized Glycopyrrolate in COPD

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals announced positive data from its Phase 3 study of SUN-101 (glycopyrrolate), to treat people with moderate-to-very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Asthma in the ER: Single-Dose Dexamethasone vs. 5-Day Course of Prednisone

The rate of relapse was found to be only slightly higher in asthma patients treated with a single dose of oral dexamethasone in the ER versus a 5-day course of prednisone

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