Respiratory Disorders Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Asthma Linked to Bone Loss

A new study is reporting that individuals with asthma-related breathing issues may be at an increased risk for bone loss.

Readmission Risk in COPD Patients

For patients with COPD, physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of 30-day readmission

Polar Vortex Worsens Allergy Season

Allergy experts are warning that due to the polar vortex. there will be a delayed flowering for trees and an increase in spring air allergens

When Children's Asthma Peaks

For children aged 2–15 years, asthma exacerbations and asthma medication prescriptions peak in September.

COPD and Invasive Bacterial Infections

Research has found that individuals with COPD have a greater risk of invasive bacterial infection vs. the general population.

Allergy Rates Vary for Children

Allergy prevalence is uniform across varying regions in the U.S, except in children ≤5 years old.

Asthma Treatments: Inhalations

Review this updated chart on inhalations for asthma treatment for quick information when you need it.

New Drug Product: Breo Ellipta

Long term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in COPD, including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.

News

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Osteoporosis

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis, and physicians treating patients with OSA should be mindful of this association.

PCPs Must Influence Lifestyle Changes for Preventing, Managing Conditions

Primary care physicians (PCPs) are increasingly called upon to manage circulatory and circulatory-related diseases among their patients.

For COPD Patients, Physical Activity May Lower Readmission Risk

For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of 30-day readmission.

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