A clinically meaningful difference has been noted in 6-minute walking distance (6MWD) among patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who received pulmonary Daoyin (PD) as a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) rehabilitation programme, reports a study.
Several videos for demonstrating Respimat Soft mist inhaler technique are available through YouTube, but some key steps have been omitted, according to a study, noting that comprehensive and repetitive patient education should be provided and supplemented with reputable online sources.
The dopamine-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor solriamfetol helps reduce excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), without compromising primary OSA treatment, as shown in a study.
Being hospitalized for respiratory infections heightens the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and venous thromboembolism (VTE), especially in the first 30 days after discharge, a recent study has found.
Treatment with the phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitor roflumilast does not appear to provide any benefits on arterial stiffness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggest the results of a study.
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to die or have critical illness if they also have a stroke during hospitalization, according to a large dataset from the COVID-19 CVD Registry launched by AHA.
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 fare worse when they also have hyperglycaemia on admission, regardless of diabetes status — indicating that hyperglycaemia is a better predictor of severe outcomes from COVID-19 than diabetes, according to a study presented at the 2021 ENDO Meeting.