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2 Allergy
2 Am J Respir Crit Care Med
2 Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol
2 Arch Dis Child
3 BMC Pediatr
7 Chest
3 J Asthma
1 N Engl J Med
3 PLoS One
1 Respir Med
3 Respir Res
3 Rev Mal Respir

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  1. TULI JF, Ramezanpour M, Cooksley C, Psaltis AJ, et al
    Association between mucosal barrier disruption by Pseudomonas aeruginosa exoproteins and asthma in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
    Allergy. 2021 May 25. doi: 10.1111/all.14959.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. KIM KW, Kim DY, Yoon D, Kim KK, et al
    Genome-wide association study identifies TNFSF15associated with childhood asthma.
    Allergy. 2021 May 22. doi: 10.1111/all.14952.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  3. POLVERINO F, Wu TD, Rojas-Quintero J, Wang X, et al
    Metformin: Experimental and Clinical Evidence for a Potential Role in Emphysema Treatment.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 May 25. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202012-4510.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. IZADI N, Baraghoshi D, Curran-Everett D, Zeiger RS, et al
    Factors Associated with Persistence of Severe Asthma from Late Adolescence to Early Adulthood.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 May 24. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202010-3763.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol

  5. CASALE T, Molfino NA, Silver J, Bogart M, et al
    Real-world effectiveness of mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma and associated comorbidities.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2021 May 23. pii: S1081-1206(21)00382.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    How our treatment of asthma has changed over the last half century.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2021 May 19. pii: S1081-1206(21)00363.

    Arch Dis Child

    Evidence suggests dexamethasone is a better choice than prednisolone for acute asthma attacks in children.
    Arch Dis Child. 2021 May 24. pii: archdischild-2020-321499.

  8. LEVY ML, Fleming L, Goldring S, Bush A, et al
    Piling Pelion upon Ossa: surely we already have enough non-evidence based ways of treating acute asthma?
    Arch Dis Child. 2021 May 25. pii: archdischild-2020-321498.

    BMC Pediatr

  9. GOLAN-TRIPTO I, Loewenthal N, Tal A, Dizitzer Y, et al
    Vitamin D deficiency in children with acute bronchiolitis: a prospective cross-sectional case- control study.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:211.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. LI L, Ni YA, Song Z, Yi Z, et al
    Identification of pathogenic genes and transcription factors in respiratory syncytial virus.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:27.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. WELDETSADIK AY, Riedel F
    Respiratory syncytial virus in severe lower respiratory infections in previously healthy young Ethiopian infants.
    BMC Pediatr. 2021;21:201.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  12. WANG M, Lin EP, Huang LC, Li CY, et al
    Mortality of cardiovascular events in COPD patients with preceding hospitalized acute exacerbation.
    Chest. 2020 Mar 14. pii: S0012-3692(20)30443-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. BALASUBRAMANIAN A, Kolb TM, Damico RL, Hassoun PM, et al
    Diffusing Capacity is an Independent Predictor of Outcomes in Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
    Chest. 2020 Mar 14. pii: S0012-3692(20)30445-1. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. TAN LD
    Further Insight Into the Intimate Relationship Between Asthma and Cardiovascular Disease.
    Chest. 2021;159:1311-1312.

  15. ADATIA A, Allen CJ, Wald J, Richards CD, et al
    Benralizumab for Prednisone-Dependent Eosinophilic Asthma Associated With Novel STAT3 Loss of Function Mutation.
    Chest. 2021;159:e181-e184.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  16. BENZAQUEN S, Kaini N, Gupta E, Litwin D, et al
    Women Presenting With Asthma and Persistent Wheezing: A Case Series.
    Chest. 2021;159:e267-e275.

  17. CORCORAN TE, Huber AS, Hill SL, Locke LW, et al
    Mucociliary clearance differs in mild asthma by levels of Type-2 inflammation.
    Chest. 2021 May 21. pii: S0012-3692(21)00906-5. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. TEJWANI V, Fawzy A, Putcha N, Castaldi P, et al
    Emphysema progression and lung function decline among angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) and angiotensin-receptor blockade (ARB) users in the COPDGene(R) Cohort.
    Chest. 2021 May 21. pii: S0012-3692(21)00898-9. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Asthma

  19. COULSON E, Carpenter LM, Georgia TE, Baptist AP, et al
    Breathing exercises in older adults with asthma: a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial.
    J Asthma. 2021 May 27:1-8. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2021.1936015.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. PADE KH, Thompson LR, Ravandi B, Chang TP, et al
    Children with Under-diagnosed Asthma Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department.
    J Asthma. 2021 May 25:1-11. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2021.1934696.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. MONTANARO A, Weinstein S, Beaudot C, Scott SM, et al
    Efficacy and safety of inhaled extrafine beclomethasone dipropionate in adults with asthma: a randomized, parallel-group, dose-ranging study (BEAM).
    J Asthma. 2021 May 24:1-10. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2021.1928184.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  22. RUBIN EJ, Baden LR, Drazen JM, Taichman DB, et al
    Audio Interview: Vaccination in Nursing Homes and New Pulmonary/Critical Care Research.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;384:e89.

    PLoS One

  23. RASCH-HALVORSEN O, Hassel E, Brumpton BM, Jenssen H, et al
    Lung function and peak oxygen uptake in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes with and without emphysema.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252386.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. KWIZERA R, Bongomin F, Olum R, Worodria W, et al
    Evaluation of an Aspergillus IgG/IgM lateral flow assay for serodiagnosis of fungal asthma in Uganda.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252553.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. SCHAFER S, Wang K, Sundling F, Yang J, et al
    Modelling maternal and perinatal risk factors to predict poorly controlled childhood asthma.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252215.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Respir Med

  26. MANISCALCO M, Ambrosino P, Fuschillo S, Stufano S, et al
    Bronchodilator reversibility testing in post-COVID-19 patients undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation.
    Respir Med. 2021;182:106401.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Respir Res

  27. PADILLA-GALO A, Garcia-Ruiz AJ, Levy Abitbol RC, Olveira C, et al
    Real-life cost-effectiveness of benralizumab in patients with severe asthma.
    Respir Res. 2021;22:163.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. LAMB D, De Sousa D, Quast K, Fundel-Clemens K, et al
    RORgammat inhibitors block both IL-17 and IL-22 conferring a potential advantage over anti-IL-17 alone to treat severe asthma.
    Respir Res. 2021;22:158.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. PERTZOV B, Ronen M, Rosengarten D, Shitenberg D, et al
    Use of capnography for prediction of obstruction severity in non-intubated COPD and asthma patients.
    Respir Res. 2021;22:154.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Rev Mal Respir

  30. TRZEPIZUR W, Mansour Y, Gagnadoux F
    [Obstructive sleep apnea and asthma: Clinical implications].
    Rev Mal Respir. 2021 May 18. pii: S0761-8425(21)00154.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. LE MAO R, Tromeur C, Lacut K, Couturaud F, et al
    [Patient expectations in asthma care].
    Rev Mal Respir. 2021 May 18. pii: S0761-8425(21)00163.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. BEURNIER A, Humbert M
    [Strategies for prescription of inhaled corticosteroids in mild-to-moderate asthma].
    Rev Mal Respir. 2021 May 20. pii: S0761-8425(21)00227.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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