Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study with a retrospective chart review of 400 adult patients (mean age, 52.1 years), split evenly between academic and private facilities.
Fractional exhaled nitric oxide, periostin, and eosinophils may help identify patients at increased risk for severe asthma exacerbations, according to a post hoc analysis of a phase 2b trial on dupilumab.
Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis may experience decreases in health-related quality of life comparable to other serious chronic diseases.
Children diagnosed with eczema before the age of 2 years may be at increased risk for early-onset asthma.
Sputum cultures could aid clinicians in choosing an appropriate antibiotic for patients with cystic fibrosis and avoiding allergies and antibiotic resistance.
Results from an online survey show that patients receiving Hizentra were satisfied with treatment.
Children with asthma who experience chronic oral glucocorticoid exposure may have significant morbidities, including adrenal suppression, recurrent pneumonia, and behavioral problems.
Patients with opioid dependence or abuse may exhibit a higher prevalence of asthma compared with the general population.
Tiotropium, when added to standard asthma maintenance therapy, was found to improve lung function in adult patients with symptomatic asthma regardless of GINA asthma severity.
Episodically treating children with recurrent wheezing with inhaled combined salmeterol/fluticasone propionate may be as effective as a daily inhaled fluticasone propionate regimen.
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