PULMONOLOGY

Oct 23, 2020

According to a release from drug manufacturer Gilead Sciences, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved remdesivir (Veklury) today as a treatment for hospitalized COVID-19…

Oct 23, 2020

Results from the phase 4 TRACE trial suggest that Selexipag (Uptravi) does not change the level of daily activity of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. "We had no preconceived idea if…

Oct 23, 2020

Researchers have reported a new scoring system can predict whether COVID-19 patients will require invasive mechanical ventilation. The score uses three variables to predict future risk: heart rate…

Oct 23, 2020

C.F. Scremim et.al. conducted a study to investigate the construct validity and reliability of the Falls Efficacy Scale in patients with COPD. The researchers concluded that the Brazilian version…

Oct 23, 2020

Hideki Marushima et.al. presented a case of a 76-year-old man who presented with a solitary pulmonary nodule, determined through chest radiography and computed tomography, that mimicked primary…

Sep 17, 2020

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, MD, said on Wednesday that A COVID-19 vaccine will not be “generally available” to the American public until 2021. Redfield said it will be up to the CDC’s…

Sep 17, 2020

According to researchers, primary care physicians’ and sleep specialists’ adherence to recommendations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea was “fair with low failure rates,” However, they said…

Sep 17, 2020

According to findings published September 16 in The New England Journal of Medicine, nocturnal oxygen therapy for patients with COPD and isolated nocturnal oxygen desaturation does not improve…