Alisha Lekh


Worse Vascular Outcomes Found in Patients With Asthma

August 14, 2022

Patients with symptoms of asthma, regardless of physiological confirmation, experienced worse vascular outcomes and greater cardiovascular risk, which may be due to short-acting beta agonist (SABA) use, according to the results of a recent study.

Frequent Productive Cough Associated With Worse Outcomes in Asthma, COPD

August 11, 2022

Frequent productive cough was experienced by patients with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with symptom prevalence increasing with higher disease severity, according to the results of a recent study.

Disadvantages of Videoconferencing for Home Assessments Limit Clinical Feasibility

August 11, 2022

Occupational therapists and caregivers note that while videoconferencing to conduct home assessments before hospital discharge have significant advantages, the current disadvantages limit the clinical feasibility of virtual home visits.

COPD Prevalence in Europe Increases for Women

August 05, 2022

From 2001 to 2019 in Europe, overall chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prevalence has increased for females and COPD mortality has decreased more so for men than women, according to the results of a recent study.