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Aging and comorbidities make asthma management in the elderly much more difficult than in younger people. Get a quick look here at what to watch out for.

Asthma management in smokers

The CDC estimates that 21% of people with asthma smoke cigarettes. These patients tend to be resistant to common asthma treatment. What are the options?

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Undiagnosed lung disease in smokers, the impact of guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia in children, and climate change and asthma attacks make headlines in the respiratory news.

In these half-dozen slides, we look at this dangerous combination and the particular challenges it poses to diagnosis and disease management.

Obstructive, restrictive, or mixed airways disease? See what you know about asthma, COPD, and the test results used to diagnose each.

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Exacerbations in asthma are common long after patients receive step down medications, and other respiratory disease news.

Asthma associated with lower risk of lethal prostate Ca

One theory posited by the authors of a new study is that asthma patients may have an enhanced propensity for a CD4+ T-cell helper response.

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