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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 July 2018

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Lung Transplantation May Raise Diabetes, CV Risks


In a new study that was presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions, researchers aimed to investigate the prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors before and in the 12 months following lung transplantation.


Inappropriate Antibiotics for ARIs: What are the leading causes?


In a recent study, researchers sought to characterize antibiotic prescribing among outpatients with acute respiratory infections during influenza season and identify targets for the reduction of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.


E-Cigarette Flavorings Could Damage the Heart


Findings from a new study suggest that 9 flavorings commonly used in electronic cigarettes, hookah, cigarillos, and related tobacco products could have serious cardiovascular health consequences. To see which flavorings were tested, read more.


ATS Releases New Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Diagnostic Guideline


The American Thoracic Society has published a new clinical practice guideline to help clinicians diagnose primary ciliary dyskinesia, a respiratory disorder that often is misdiagnosed or goes undiagnosed in children with it.


Marker Predicts Corticosteroid-Induced Adrenal Suppression in Asthma Patients


Adrenal suppression is a serious adverse effect associated with corticosteroid therapy. In a recent study, researchers sought to identify markers for susceptibility to adrenal suppression in children with asthma and adults with COPD.