Most Inflammatory, Cardiac Manifestations of MIS - C Resolve
Most inflammatory markers normalized by one to four weeks; however, elevated double - negative T cells seen in 92 percent at one to four months (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 26, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Cleaning Up the Air Could Help Prevent Alzheimer ’ s
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 26, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Lockdowns Cut Air Pollution, But Poorer Neighborhoods Benefited Less
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Research, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Circulation of Respiratory Viruses Low During COVID - 19 Pandemic
Influenza activity decreased in March 2020, remained low through May 2021; decrease seen in other viruses, with no increase until Spring 2021 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Neutralizing Monoclonal Antibody Combo Treats Mild, Moderate COVID - 19
For those at high risk, COVID - 19 - related hospitalization or death from any cause reduced with bamlanivimab/etesevimab versus placebo (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Almost Half of Patients Admitted With COVID - 19 Have Complications
Likelihood of having complications higher for men than women and for those aged older than 60 years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Antibiotic - Resistant Pneumonia Is Killing Children in Bangladesh — Could It Spread?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Nearly Four in 10 With Mild COVID - 19 Report Symptoms Seven Months Later
Fatigue remains the most common symptom among otherwise healthy people (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Adults With ADHD May Face Higher Odds for Physical Illnesses: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Cases Surge in Los Angeles County as Delta Variant Spreads
Across California, the rate of COVID - 19 tests that are positive has tripled since the state fully reopened last month (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Surges in Hospital Caseload Tied to Higher COVID - 19 Mortality
Patients receiving care in hospitals during surges have up to twice the COVID - 19 mortality risk versus those seen in nonsurging hospital - months (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Face Masks May Expose Children to Higher Carbon Dioxide Levels
Authors say levels, especially in younger children, are higher than recommended limits (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Death Toll Passes 4 Million Globally
Rapid spread of the Delta variant has prompted the U.S. government to send a COVID - 19 surge team to provide support in Southwest Missouri (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Low - Dose Aspirin Cuts Heart Risks in Patients Battling Pneumonia
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Exercising With a Mask Safe, Does Not Impact Exercise Capacity
However, masks may impact how well individuals perceive tolerance to vigorous - to - peak intensity exercise (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 3, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Biden Administration Pushes Forward With Law on Surprise Medical Bills
Proposed provisions would more clearly outline charges to be expected during medical emergencies, offer protections to consumers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 3, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Medication Type for T2DM May Affect Severe COVID - 19 Outcomes
Premorbid GLP1 - RA use, SGLT2i use associated with lower 60 - day mortality compared to premorbid DPP4i use (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 30, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Less Than 1 Percent of COVID - 19 Patients Experience Reinfection
Symptoms of severe disease less frequent with reinfection, although death can occur (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Care Disparities Seen for COVID - 19 Patients With, Without Schizophrenia
Increased in - hospital mortality for COVID - 19 patients with schizophrenia versus those without severe mental illness (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Decline in Cancer - Related Services Seen During Pandemic
Nadir in pathology reports from GA, LA SEER registries seen in early April 2020, with 42.8 percent fewer reports compared with April 2019 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Surgery, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Post - COVID - 19 Symptoms Are Common, Affecting 23.2 Percent
50 percent of patients hospitalized with COVID - 19 and 19 percent of asymptomatic patients had at least one post - COVID - 19 condition (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Institutional, Source Type: news

99 Percent of New U.S. COVID - 19 Hospitalizations, Deaths Occurring Among Unvaccinated
Infections in fully vaccinated people account for 0.1 percent of hospitalizations and 0.8 percent of deaths (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 26, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Immunomodulation With IVIG, Glucocorticoids Examined in MIS - C
Early outcomes of two large observational studies show mixed results for the efficacy of immunomodulation with IVIG, glucocorticoids, or both (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

As COVID Rules Ease, Common Colds Rebound Across America
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Mold Exposure Tied to Worse COPD Outcomes
Mold may increase the risk for flare - ups and hospitalization with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID - 19 Effective for Transplant Patients
Favorable outcomes, minimal adverse effects seen in solid organ transplant recipients who received monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID - 19 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Another Pollen Misery: It Might Help Transmit COVID - 19
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Research, Allergy, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Untreated Sleep Apnea Tied to COVID - 19 Infections, More Severe Cases
However, positive airway pressure therapy tied to lower rates of infection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

New Protocol Aims for Early Extubation in Cardiac Surgery Patients
Faster progression to extubation does not increase risk for reintubation or other adverse events (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Nursing, Pulmonology, Surgery, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

More Than Half of People With Asthma Aren ’ t Seeing a Specialist
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Underlying Medical Conditions Up Risk for Severe COVID - 19 in Children
Risk factors include type 1 diabetes, cardiac and circulatory congenital anomalies, and obesity, as well as prematurity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Convalescent Plasma May Cut Deaths in Hematologic Cancer and COVID - 19
Lower 30 - day mortality seen in hospitalized adults, including those admitted to ICU, requiring mechanical ventilation (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Distinct Molecular Subtypes of RSV Bronchiolitis Identified
Four biologically and clinically meaningful endotypes identified; asthma risk higher for endotype B compared with endotype A (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Long - Term Disparities in Respiratory Health Persist in the U.S.
Benefits of improved air quality and reduced smoking have not been equally distributed according to socioeconomic status (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 18, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Pandemic Silver Lining: Fewer Dangerous Flare - Ups for COPD Patients
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 16, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Third COVID - 19 Vaccine Dose Tried in Organ Transplant Recipients
Six patients with low - positive antibody levels following standard vaccination achieved high - positive levels after dose 3 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Family History Doubles Asthma Risk for Preschoolers
Rates for boys decline with age but stay steady among girls; rates higher among Black versus non - Hispanic White children during preschool years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

After COVID, Many Americans Are Struck by New Maladies: Study
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pulmonology, News, Source Type: news

Novavax COVID - 19 Vaccine Shines in Latest Trial
Company says there were no cases of hospitalization or death among people who received the vaccine (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Exacerbations Down in Asthma Patients on GLP - 1R Agonists for T2D
Lower exacerbation counts, fewer health care encounters for asthma symptoms seen in asthma patients with T2D initiating GLP - 1R agonists (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC Issues Alert About Respiratory Syncytial Virus Spread in Southern U.S.
Agency is encouraging broader testing for RSV among patients presenting with acute respiratory illness who test negative for COVID - 19 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 12, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Obesity - Related Outcomes Up for Metabolically Healthy Obese
Those with MHO had increased rates of diabetes, ASCVD, heart failure versus metabolically healthy without obesity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

MIS - C Incidence 316 Persons Per 1 Million SARS - CoV - 2 Infections
Incidence was higher in Black, Hispanic or Latino, and Asian or Pacific Islander persons versus Whites (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Prenatal Exposure to Ultrafine Particles Tied to Child Asthma
Sex differences seen in sensitive windows, with highest risk for asthma seen for females exposed to higher levels of UFPs in late pregnancy (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

There Is No ‘ Healthy Obesity, ’ Study Finds
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 11, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

COVID - 19 Cases, Deaths Down in Seniors After Vaccine Introduction
Lower rate ratios for COVID - 19 cases, ED visits, hospital admission, and deaths comparing oldest age group with younger adults (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Colds, Bronchitis Cases Resurged After Texas Eased COVID Rules
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Real - World Study Shows Power of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines to Prevent COVID - 19
Symptomatic and asymptomatic infection reduced by 81 percent after partial vaccination and by 91 percent after full vaccination (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Declining COVID - 19 Vaccination Rates Threaten Biden ’ s July 4 Goal
United States is averaging fewer than 1 million shots per day, a decline of more than two - thirds from a peak of 3.4 million in April (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Youth Vaping Rates Decline, But 1 in 5 U.S. Teens Still Uses E - Cigs
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 7, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news