Olodaterol/tiotropium cost effective for COPD in UK
Conclusion: The varied spectra of COVID-19 mostly affects young adult age group (third to fifth decades of life). Interestingly, early age group was also affected in significant proportion when compared with similar data from other countries. It was observed that male population seemed to be was more prone to getting infected. Majority of COVID-19 positive patients (nearly three-fourth) were asymptomatic (mostly in young age range) at the time of diagnosis, which poses a major challenge for health care workers. Fever, cough, sore throat and shortness of breath were major symptoms that could be detected in such COVID-19 pat...
Conclusion: Clinical investigations in initial Covid-19 patients in the Indian subcontinent reveal lymphopenia as predominant finding in hemogram. Patients with older age and associated comorbid conditions (COPD and diabetes) seem to have greater risk for lung injury thereby requiring oxygen support during the course of disease and these patients also had greater derangement in their biochemical profile. PMID: 32610859 [PubMed - in process]
AireHealth, a medtech company based in Orlando, Florida, currently offers a portable nebulizer and companion app for respiratory patients aged two and over. The small nebulizer can be charged using a micro USB charger and then placed in a bag or pock...
In conclusion, cigarette smoking was proved to be the most significant risk factor for development of pulmonary tuberculosis and its recurrence. PMID: 32595242 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: September 2020Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 129Author(s): Jingjing Mei, Yuan Zhang, Shuangshuang Lu, Jing Wang
Authors: Calzetta L, Matera MG, Rogliani P, Cazzola M Abstract INTRODUCTION: Triple therapy in COPD is becoming increasingly important with the cumulative documentation of its ability to reduce the risk of AECOPD. However, it must be established which patients benefit most from it compared to other treatments. AREAS COVERED: We critically review the literature to determine, if possible, the real role of triple therapy in the treatment of COPD. We have identified studies from several databases and selected the information thought to be more significant. EXPERT OPINION: It is still unclear whether and when ad...
CONCLUSIONS: Coal mine fire smoke created a substantial health burden. People with respiratory diseases should receive targeted messages, follow self-management plans and take preventive medication during future coal mine fires. PMID: 32278916 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
This report describes a new study that shows annual medical expenditures in the public administration industry had the highest medical expenditure per person for treatment of both diseases.
Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Interventions: Drug: Dupilumab SAR231893; Drug: Inhaled Corticosteroid; Drug: Inhaled Long-Acting Beta Agonist; Drug: Inhaled Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist; Drug: Placebo Sponsors: Sanofi; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Recruiting
Conditions: Asthma; COPD Intervention: Sponsor: Ryazan State Medical University Not yet recruiting