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News: Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360 October 2018

 

New Guideline: Patients With Sleep Apnea May Not Realize They Are Obese

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A new American Thoracic Society guideline recommends weight loss strategies for patients with apnea.

When Should Antibiotics Be Prescribed For Acute Cough?

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Researchers sought to estimate the effects of antibiotics on adverse outcomes in children with acute cough and other symptoms.

New Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Guideline Published

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A new guideline has been published to help clinicians diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a rare and often fatal lung disease of unknown etiology.

Study: Obesity Raises Asthma Risk, But Asthma Raises Obesity Risk, Too

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Obesity is a risk factor for asthma, but new research from the European Respiratory Society International Congress suggests that the reverse is also true.

ICS Use Associated With Non-TB Mycobacterial Lung Infections

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Is the increasing rate of non-TB mycobacterial (NTM) lung disease among people with asthma and other airway diseases associated with inhaled corticosteroid use?