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Previous studies have suggested that acute respiratory infection ( ARI ) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ) use could trigger acute myocardial infarction ( AMI ). In some countries, ...


The European Respiratory Journal ( ERJ ) published a manuscript entitled, FG-3019 anti-connective tissue growth factor monoclonal antibody: results of an open-label clinical trial in IPF, from a phase ...


Patients with epidermal growth factor receptor ( EGFR ) expressing advanced squamous non-small-cell lung cancer benefit most from Necitumumab ( Portrazza ) added to Gemcitabine and Cisplatin chemother ...


The aim of a study was to explore the efficacy and safety of Crizotinib ( Xalkori ) versus Platinum-based double agent chemotherapy as the first-line treatment in patients with advanced anaplastic lym ...


A study sought to test the hypothesis that in persons with episodic migraine, asthma is a risk factor for the onset of chronic migraine. Migraine and asthma are comorbid chronic disorders with epis ...


Studies have suggested a procoagulant state may be involved in promoting fibrosis via cell-surface receptor–mediated pathways providing biological plausibility for a mechanistic link between thrombosi ...


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ( IPF ) is a specific form of chronic, progressive, fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause occurring in adults. Radiologic and/or histopathologic patterns are ...


In a subset of patients with asthma, standard-of-care treatment does not achieve disease control, highlighting the need for novel therapeutic approaches. Lebrikizumab is a humanised, monoclonal anti ...


Eradication and suppression of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ( P. aeruginosa ) is a key priority in national guidelines for bronchiectasis, and is a major focus of drug development and clinical trials. An ac ...


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) is characterized by neutrophil-dominated airway mucosal inflammation and elevated neutrophil counts in sputum and lung tissue. CXC chemokine receptor 2 ( ...


No prospective study has assessed eradication treatment of early Pseudomonas aeruginosa ( P. aeruginosa ) colonisation in bronchiectasis not due to cystic fibrosis. Researchers have evaluated the e ...


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ( IPF ) is a progressive diffuse lung disease associated with an increased risk of lung cancer. Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis sometimes develop a life-threa ...


A study has examined the correlation between pre-operative coronary artery disease ( CAD ) and post-operative cardiovascular events in lung transplant recipients. Consecutive isolated lung transpla ...


This randomised double-blind placebo-controlled parallel-group multicentre phase IIa study evaluated the effect of the CXCR2 antagonist AZD5069 on sputum neutrophil counts in adults with bronchiectasi ...


Several cases of Burkholderia pseudomallei ( B. pseudomallei ) infection in cystic fibrosis have been previously reported. The aim of a study was to identify all cases globally, risk factors for acqui ...