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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 October 2016

New Respiratory Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Can a Compound Found in Grapes Reduce Respiratory Inflammation?

A recent study investigated the effectiveness of resveratrol, a component of red wine and grapes, on controlling inflammation associated with upper respiratory tract inflammatory diseases, as well as the mechanisms behind the association.

Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe to Help Smokers Quit?

A new Cochrane Review evaluated the safety and effect of using electronic cigarettes to help people who smoke achieve long-term smoking abstinence.

High HDL Levels Linked to Lung Function Decline

A recent study examined the potential association between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and decline in lung function in the general population.

Study: Antibiotics Do Not Benefit Asthma Exacerbation Outcomes

A recent study sought to determine whether azithromycin added to standard care for asthma attacks in adults results in clinical benefit.

Vitamin D Supplementation May Improve Asthma Control

A new review examined the effect of oral vitamin D supplementation on asthma symptoms, frequency of attacks, and lung function.