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American Thoracic Society

Six COVID Treatments Entered Rapid Testing, All Failed

I-SPY results seen as testament to new adaptive trials

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For Young Adults, Fewer Burgers May Mean Healthier Lungs Later On

"Healthy diet" in youth tied to lower mid-life emphysema risk

May 20, 2022
Vulnerable Teens May Ask, Who'll Stop the Rain?

Precipitation seen as trigger for airway inflammation

May 19, 2022
Triple Therapy for COPD: One Drug Too Many, Too Often?

Dropping the inhaled steroid seems to help many patients in real-world study

May 19, 2022
Will This Chronic Cough Drug Succeed Where Others Failed?

Phase II data show fewer side effects than with previous P2X3 inhibitors

May 18, 2022
Here's What Happened to Asthma, COPD Admissions After a Big Polluter Shut Down

Correlation bolsters evidence that environmental air quality can be modified to good effect

May 18, 2022
Study: Some COVID Survivors 'Sicker Than They Feel'

Performance on 6-minute walk doesn't match self-reports of improved health

May 17, 2022
Could Data Find PAH Before Doctors Do?

Algorithm based on insurance claims accurate in flagging condition 6 months prior to diagnosis

May 17, 2022
Inhaled Interferon Fails in Pivotal COVID Trial, but Developer Pushes On

Enough hints of benefit in SPRINTER to warrant further studies, officials say

May 17, 2022
Trace Metal Tied to Mycobacterial Infection Risk

Correlation isn't causation, but now there's more reason to suspect a direct connection

May 16, 2022
Oral PDE4 Inhibitor Halts IPF Progression in Trial

Phase II data strongly promising

May 15, 2022
Poorly Controlled Sleep Apnea Tied to More COVID-19 Infections

As adherence to PAP increased, infection rates fell, researcher says

May 20, 2021
CPAP May Cut Cardiac Events in Some At-Risk Apnea Patients

Greater pulse rate response tied to greater calculated treatment benefit of CPAP

May 20, 2021
Vaping Alone May Boost Lung Troubles

Study finds wheeze, shortness of breath with e-cigs even after controlling for tobacco or pot use

May 18, 2021
Antibody Cocktail Reduced Poor Outcomes in High-Risk COVID

Casirivimab plus imdevimab showed clinical efficacy in phase III trial

May 18, 2021