The Latest Clinical Articles in Pulmonology & Respiratory

1Long-acting muscarinic antagonists for the prevention of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseTherapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease, March 26, 2015  Review Article
2Emergency endotracheal intubation-related adverse events in bronchial asthma exacerbation: Can anesthesiologists attenuate the risk?Journal of Anesthesia, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
3Comparison of laboratory- and field-based exercise tests for COPD: A systematic reviewInternational Journal of COPD, March 26, 2015  Full Text  Evidence Based Medicine
4Predictors of treatment with antibiotics and systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in primary careBMC Family Practice, March 26, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
5Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of an extrafine fixed pMDI combination of beclometasone dipropionate/formoterol fumarate in adolescent asthmaBritish Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
6Limiting volume with modern ventilatorsTherapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
7The clinicopathological significance and potential drug target of E-cadherin in NSCLCTumor Biology, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
8Advances of human epididymis protein 4 in lung cancerChinese Journal of Lung Cancer, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
9Low Interleukin (IL)-18 levels in sputum supernatants of patients with severe refractory asthmaRespiratory Medicine, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
10Palliative needs for heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Results of a multicenter observational registryInternational Journal of Cardiology, March 26, 2015  Clinical Article
1American College of Physicians joins HHS in accelerating alternative payment methods through ‘Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’ American College of Physicians News, March 26, 2015
2Increased susceptibility to measles: A side effect of Ebola epidemicJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, March 24, 2015
3Gene discovery provides clues to how TB may evade the immune systemUniversity of Cambridge News, March 20, 2015
4Tobacco use is declining, but major intensification is needed in reduction and control effortsWHO news, March 20, 2015
5WHO calls on the world to “Gear up to End TB”WHO news, March 20, 2015
6Study sheds new light on asthma, COPDWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis News, March 20, 2015
7A blood test could replace lung cancer biopsiesIDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute News, March 18, 2015
8New cystic fibrosis research takes aim at deadly pathogenThe University of Texas at Austin News, March 18, 2015
9New quality measures approved for childhood sleep apneaNYU Langone Medical Center, March 17, 2015
10Declining pollution levels linked to improvements in child lung functionEuropean Respiratory Society News, March 17, 2015

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Lecithinized superoxide dismutase treatment promising in idiopathic interstitial pneumonia

As reported in BMC Pulmonary Medicine, lecithinized superoxide dismutase (80 mg x 28d) attenuated LDH and surfactant protein A levels in patients with progressive idiopathic interstitial pneumonia; there was no change in forced vital capacity. The LDH and surfactant protein levels returned to baseline by day 56. There were no differences between adverse events and mortality rates in the treated and placebo groups.

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