The observational study aimed to determine the association between fluoroquinolone use and the risk of aortic aneurysm or aortic dissection while taking into account potential confounding.
Current low-intensity smokers have an increased risk for respiratory and lung cancer mortality.
Fetal exposure to the H1N1 vaccine is not associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder or autistic disorder in children.
Researchers compared HAdV-3 with HAdV-7 replication kinetics and host response in ex vivo human lung tissue cultures.
The rate of acute cardiovascular events was found to be high in adults hospitalized with influenza.
For patients with heart failure, influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations are associated with lower in-hospital mortality.
The efficacy and safety of pimodivir, an inhibitor of influenza virus polymerase basic protein 2, was being investigated in two phase 3 studies.
Younger patients with asthma who were hospitalized with COVID-19 did not have worse outcomes than patients hospitalized with COVID-19 without asthma.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the invasive disease potential of non-PCV13 serotypes after implementation of this vaccine.
For upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs), honey seems superior to usual care.
An investigational inactivated whole-virus COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated safety and immunogenicity, according to an interim analysis.
Influenza vaccination should occur by the end of October, if possible.
Preliminary evidence suggests that the CFHealthHub criteria are valid and useful in diagnosing chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adults with cystic fibrosis.
The ODYSSEY study is evaluating the efficacy and safety of tradipitant in adults with neurogenic inflammation of the lung secondary to COVID-19 infection.
Influenza vaccinations were found to be underutilized among groups who are considered to be at high risk for complications from infection.
A team of investigators conducted a phase 3, double-blind trial to assess the impact of vitamin D supplementation on risk of tuberculosis infection in public schoolchildren in Mongolia.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention informed employees that office space it rents in the Atlanta area would be closed after Legionella, the bacteria that causes legionnaires disease, was found in the buildings.
Subclinical bacteria in the home environment likely influence the airway microbiome and contribute to poor asthma control in patients with refractory asthma.
Sisunatovir is an orally administered RSV fusion inhibitor that binds to RSV-F protein on the viral surface inhibiting RSV replication.
ICD-9 organism-specific administrative codes for pneumonia appear to underestimate the prevalence of specific disease-associated pathogens in hospitalized patients.