Respiratory

Dr Roxana Siles: We Need to Address the Needs of Patients With Refractory/Unexplained Cough

May 22nd 2022, 2:22pm

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Roxana Siles, MD, FAAAAI, staff in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Cleveland Clinic and codirector of the Asthma Center at Cleveland Clinic, discusses the important need for chronic cough therapies and what issues with current treatments should be addressed by next-generation medications.

High Proportions of Deaths Among Infants, Children Linked to RSV, Researchers Find

May 20th 2022, 11:37pm

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Researchers also found that 95% of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infection episodes and more than 97% of RSV-attributable deaths were among children in low– and middle-income countries.

Oral Hygiene Reduces Chance of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in ICU Patients, Study Shows

May 11th 2022, 9:07pm

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Oral care decreased both the number of intensive care unit (ICU) patients and the length of stay, as well as the amount of time of mechanical ventilation.

Dr Roxana Siles: Blinded Trials Are Important When Evaluating Chronic Cough Treatment

May 6th 2022, 1:28pm

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Roxana Siles, MD, FAAAAI, staff in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Cleveland Clinic and codirector of the Asthma Center at Cleveland Clinic, addresses the placebo effect seen in clinical trials of chronic cough treatment.

Simple Surveys May Help Phenotype and Target Treatment for Chronic Cough

May 1st 2022, 2:15pm

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A study of the Austrian general population found that most chronic cough cases could be assigned a phenotype through a simple survey-based assessment that could help target treatment to individual cases.

FDA Proposes Standards Prohibiting Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars

April 29th 2022, 1:48pm

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The FDA proposed product standards prohibiting menthol flavor in cigarettes and all flavoring in cigars as part of the Cancer Moonshot initiative.

NFID Board Members Explain Their Hopes for the Future of RSV Treatment, Prevention

April 28th 2022, 3:18pm

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William Schaffner, MD, medical director at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), and Patsy Stinchfield, RN, MS, CPNP, president-elect of NFID, explain what strategies they look forward to being implemented in the prevention and treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Review Highlights Need for Stricter Health Policies Amid Rising e-Cigarette Use

April 20th 2022, 7:15pm

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According to a review, the availability of electronic cigarettes and vaping products to young people needs to be limited.

Dr Roxana Siles Discusses Chronic Cough Treatment and Its Adverse Effects

April 20th 2022, 3:18pm

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Roxana Siles, MD, FAAAAI, staff in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Cleveland Clinic and codirector of the Asthma Center at Cleveland Clinic, addresses the challenges of treating chronic cough.

Chronic Cough Linked to Disproportionate Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds

April 14th 2022, 4:45pm

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For adults with a history of depression, chronic cough can increase the risk of recurrent depressive events, a study found.