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IFP has had a poor prognosis and long-term data on treatment options are needed.
New style nebulizers may be work better for adults than for children.
State and national measures of activity dropped during the first of week of 2019.
The 2-year data from phase 3 trials confirm benefit.
Exposure to vaping aerosols may have a role in triggering asthma attacks in children.
Graded recommendations focus on cough related to pertussis, pneumonia, and influenza.
But there was similar effectiveness against influenza A/H3N2 and influenza B with LAIV4 and IIV vaccinations across the five flu seasons.
The number of states with high activity more than doubled in the last week of 2018.
Thirty-day postdischarge mortality went up after the program for some, down for others.
First responders exposed to toxins during the 9/11 attacks had greater risk for COPD, but eosinophils played a role.
The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza rose from 2.7% to 3.3% in the last week.
This is concerning because the majority of children hospitalized with pneumonia are treated in nonchildren’s hospitals.
CHICAGO – This idiopathic interstitial lung disease subtype is at high risk to progress to systemic rheumatic disease.
But cytomegalovirus reactivation and other opportunistic infections must be monitored.
A study using VA patient data found a sharp uptick in non-TB mycobacteria infections from 2012 and a higher risk of death.