The cardiovascular benefits of beta-blockers and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors must be weighed against anaphylaxis risk in patients with allergy.
1 Apr 2022
A substantial proportion of adults with previously physician-diagnosed asthma may not have a current diagnosis, due possibly to spontaneous asthma remission or to misdiagnosis of asthma in the community, study authors wrote.
24 Jan 2017
This issue also covers changing use of aspirin for cardiovascular disease, decreases in the ability to smell, and dealing with the unexpected loss of a medical trainee.
1 Mar 2019
An editorial said that the results of the industry-supported trial at first appear to be reassuring but questioned the exclusion of patients with life-threatening or unstable asthma.
15 Mar 2016
A total of 42.0% of the study sample reported ever receiving a pneumococcal vaccine, with rates below this threshold in those ages 18 to 44 years (32.7%), men (39.0%), and those with a college degree (36.7%), among other groups, researchers found.
3 Oct 2017
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 May 2022
This issue includes stories on managing diverticulitis, using direct oral anticoagulants, and payment and performance measures.
1 Apr 2022
Despite the results, the authors noted that which patients are more likely to respond to LTRAs remains unclear.
22 Sep 2015
Recommendations from the American Gastroenterological Association and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters cover use of proton-pump inhibitors, steroids, diets, and endoscopic dilation.
5 May 2020
A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for increasing asthma symptoms. Her symptoms now require her to use her as-needed albuterol inhaler two to three times per week, and she has been waking up at night at least once a week with asthma symptoms that require her inhaler. She is still able to perform most of her daily activities, including regular exercise, if she uses albuterol for prevention. She is allergic to house dust mites, ragweed, grass, trees, and cats. Following a physical exam and spirometry, what is the most appropriate treatment?
25 Mar 2014