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Airway bioengineering appears feasible for tracheal and bronchial reconstruction

Bioengineering Feasible for Airway Reconstruction

Bioengineered tracheal and bronchial reconstruction reported using stented aortic matrices
Anthocyanin intake is associated with slower decline in lung function

Slower Decline in Lung Function With Anthocyanin Intake

Slower annual rates of decline in FEV1 and FVC for those in highest quartile of anthocyanin intake
Two novel immune-response clusters have been identified to respiratory syncytial virus

Two Novel Immune-Response Clusters Identified to RSV

Cluster characterized by higher type-2 and type-17 cytokines tied to first-, second-year recurrent wheeze
A multidisciplinary improvement initiative can reduce overuse of interventions for bronchiolitis

Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis

Reductions in ordering of chest radiographs, respiratory viral testing, bronchodilators
Thirdhand smoke

Novel Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Route Identified

THS exposure route ID'd from partitioning of surface volatile organic compounds into aerosol phase

April 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for April 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Short-term exposure to fine particulate matter is associated with increased health care utilization for acute lower respiratory infection

Increased Pollution Exposure Ups Health Care Visits for Acute URI

Health care use for URI higher within one week of elevated fine particulate matter, especially for infants
Sirolimus may be beneficial for patients with diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

Sirolimus May Be Beneficial in DIPNECH Syndrome

Beneficial effects seen for three women with diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

March 2018 Briefing – Pulmonology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pulmonology for March 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Childhood measles infection appears to compound the associations between smoking

Measles in Childhood Affects Airflow Obstruction in Midlife

Findings show the effect is in combination with adult asthma, smoking