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Airway Differentiation for Eosinophilic Diseases               
Researchers examined how airway differentiation of eosinophilic progenitor cells may impact non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis and eosinophilic asthma.

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing for Diagnosing and Managing PH
In this podcast, Aaron Waxman, MD, PhD, discusses the role of exercise hemodynamics in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension and the types of exercise that are best for patients with pulmonary hypertension.

USPSTF Recommends Against Screening for COPD in Asymptomatic Adults
The USPSTF has updated their recommendations on screening for COPD in certain patient populations.

Safety of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine in Children With Asthma
In this episode, C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, speaks about his team’s research titled “Safety of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine in Children With Asthma,” including supply chain issues with influenza vaccine, the difference between influenza vaccines, and the importance in vaccinating children with asthma against influenza.

Microbiome and Allergic Disease Development
In this episode, Kirsten Kloepfer, MD, speaks about her team’s review titled “The Role of Microbiome in Allergic Disease Development,” including the link between microbiota and immune development and ways to prevent allergic disease development in early life. 

Treatment of Non-Th2 Asthma
A recent study presented at CHEST2020 examined updates to the severe asthma treatment guidelines concerning non-Th2 asthma. Lead author, Diego J. Maselli, MD, FCCP answered our questions about his team’s research.