New Antidepressant Use May Raise COPD Death Risk

(MedPage Today) -- Taking SSRI/SNRI's linked to poorer respiratory outcomes in study
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Authors: Dandachi D, Wilson Dib R, Fernández-Cruz A, Jiang Y, Chaftari AM, Hachem R, Raad I Abstract BACKGROUND: The characteristics and management of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) in patients with hematologic malignancies are well known, but IPA in patients with solid tumors is not well described. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed all Aspergillus-positive cultures at a tertiary cancer center during 2004-2017. We identified 101 patients with IPA and solid tumors. We analyzed the association between clinical features and treatment and 12-week mortality and response to antifungal therapy. R...
Source: Annals of Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Ann Med Source Type: research
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of lung diseases that cause breathing difficulties. COPD tends to get worse over time, so early detection and treatment are essential. Early signs and symptoms include coughing, excess mucus production, shortness of breath, and tiredness. Learn more here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news
Targeted lung denervation appears to maximize the benefits of the anticholinergic drugs often prescribed to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), new research shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 19 September 2018Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Spiros Vlahopoulos, Maria Adamaki, Nikolas Khoury, Vassilis Zoumpourlis, Istvan BoldoghAbstractCytokines are pivotal mediators of the immune response, and their coordinated expression protects host tissue from excessive damage and oxidant stress. Nevertheless, the development of lung pathology, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and ozone-induced lung injury, is associated with oxidant stress; as evidence, there is a significant increase in levels of the modified guanine base 7,8-dihydro-8-oxoguanine (...
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD);   Pi*ZZ, Pi*SZ, or Pi*Null Phenotype;   Emphysema or COPD Interventions:   Drug: Alvelestat (MPH996);   Other: Placebo Sponsors:   University of Alabama at Birmingham;   National Institutes of Health (NIH);   Mereo BioPharma Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Copd;   Aging Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: vitamine D;   Other: whole body vibration (WBV) Sponsor:   Maíra F Pessoa Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Dyspnea Interventions:   Drug: Nitric Oxide;   Drug: Placebo Sponsors:   University of Alberta;   University Hospital Foundation;   Canadian Lung Association Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Duo Yu, Xueshibojie Liu, Guangxin Zhang, Zhihui Ming, Tiejun Wang
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 September 2018Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Spiros Vlahopoulos, Maria Adamaki, Nikolas Khoury, Vassilis Zoumpourlis, Istvan BoldoghAbstractCytokines are pivotal mediators of the immune response, and their coordinated expression protects host tissue from excessive damage and oxidant stress. Nevertheless, the development of lung pathology, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and ozone-induced lung injury, is associated with oxidant stress; as evidence, there is a significant increase in levels of the modified guanine base 7,8-dihydro-8-oxoguanine (...
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- One-time therapy showed most benefit in highly symptomatic patients
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