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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 July 2019

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Using CPAP for 1 Night Does Not Improve Memory in OSA

Because individuals with obstructive sleep apnea have been known to have memory deficits, researchers sought to determine what effect a single night of CPAP use has on sleep-dependent memory consolidation.

Poor Lung Health Linked to Dementia

There is an increasing amount of evidence that having impaired lung function or lung disease in midlife effects an individual’s risk for dementia and mild cognitive impairment later in life. The authors of a new study of more than 14,100 individuals sought to further assess this relationship. 

Five Questions About Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vanessa Kronzer, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, answers our questions about her study that assessed the association between rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, passive smoke exposure, and more.

USPSTF Releases Recommendations on Youth Smoking Prevention

The USPSTF has released a draft recommendation statement on the prevention and cessation of tobacco and nicotine use in youth.

FDA: New Option for Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia

After a multinational, double-blind trial showed positive results, the FDA approved a new indication for an already-approved antibacterial drug.