The investigators found that after 4 months, patients who received iron supplementation did not have higher peak oxygen uptake than those receiving placebo.
Researchers find oxygen therapy does not improve quality of life, forestall hospitalization, lengthen lives
New investigational therapeutics are undergoing clinical development.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on a case where two patients presented to the emergency department in Contra Costa County, CA, suffering from a counterfeit Norco (hydrocodone, acetaminophen) intoxication.
A recently published case study details the first known incidence of sulfa hypersensitivity in primary HIV.
A 48-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis (MS) experienced acute symptomatic sinus bradycardia after receiving high-dose intravenous corticosteroid therapy, also known as pulse steroid therapy (PST), for treatment of an acute MS flare.
Physicians are frequently called upon to assist fellow passengers who are ill during flight. A recent article addresses the ethical and legal considerations for physicians who provide medical services to patients during commercial flights.
Drinking beet juice regularly may help improve exercise performance and endurance.
Narrow-spectrum antibiotics, which are recommended as first-line therapy for children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), show similar outcomes compared with broad-spectrum antibiotics.
The top five pulmonology-related issues that physicians and patients should question have been released by the American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society (ATS) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.