Beyond 1 year, the humanized monoclonal antibody mepolizumab maintained real-world efficacy and safety in patients with severe eosinophilic asthma in the REALITI-A cohort study, reports an expert at ERS 2021.
Adding cyclophosphamide to glucocorticoid treatment in patients with acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) was associated with a numerically increased risk of mortality, according to results of the phase III EXAFIP trial.
Use of e-cigarette or vaping appears to increase asthma symptoms and abnormal lung mechanics, suggesting potential adverse effects posed by this product, a study has shown. Young adults, tobacco smokers, and those with mental health conditions are more likely to engage in e-cigarette use.
What used to be a place that holds a perception of relative safety and minimal health risk to its occupants, the office now appears to be a place that is inching its way towards the other side of the respiratory health spectrum, with office-related occupational asthma on the rise, according to findings from a UK cross-sectional study presented at ERS 2021.
Treatment with MV130, a sublingual bacterial immunotherapy, reduces the number of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a recent study presented at ERS 2021.
Daily treatment with doxycycline did not shorten recovery time or reduce hospitalization or death in community-dwelling older adults with COVID-19, according to a study from the PRINCIPLE Collaborative Group.