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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 January 2018

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

USPSTF Lung Screening Guidelines Could Miss Many High-Risk Patients

In a recent study, researchers examined whether patients who did not meet the USPSTF eligibility criteria for lung cancer screening would be recommended for screening based upon individualized risk.

Lung Function Decline Delayed by Tomato, Apple Intake

In a recent study, researchers specifically investigated whether intake of dietary antioxidants affected ageing-related lung function decline.

Even Low Air Pollution Exposure Increases Death Risk in Elderly

In a recent study, researchers sought to estimate the association between short-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and ozone.

COPD, CHD Patients Benefit from Telerehab Program

COPD and chronic heart failure are associated with reduced quality of life and increased morbidity and mortality. Researchers investigated whether a home-based telerehabilitation program improved mobility and quality of life among this patient population.

Smoking Cessation Drug Raises Risk of CV Events

In a recent study, researchers evaluated the effects of a common smoking cessation drug on the risk for cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric events among users.