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Asthma genetics paving the way for new approaches to care | ACP Internist

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children in the United States today, with prevalence and severity of the disease escalating over the past 20 years. It's a disease in which genetic and environmental factors combine in ways that are still

IM 2012: It might not be asthma. : ACP Internist

During a session on diagnostic challenges in allergies (see tomorrow's Internal Medicine 2012 News for more on that), allergist Raymond Sla...

QD: News Every Day--Azithromycin may benefit non-eosinophilic severe asthma exacerbations : ACP Internist

Azithromycin did not reduce the rate of severe exacerbations and lower respiratory tract infections in patients with severe asthma, but may ...

QD: News Every Day--Gene variants in asthma diminish steroid inhaler's efficacy : ACP Internist

Scientists have honed in on the genetic variation that explains why some asthmatic patients don't benefit as much from steroid inhalers. I...

What I learned from asthma : ACP Internist

As a kid I had allergies and asthma. Because of this, for several years, my mother wrote a note excusing me from the 600 meter run in elemen...

FDA Updates Archives | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Clean and green : ACP Internist

Maybe you've already been convinced by our Green Medicine series ( here and here ) that making your medical practice environmentally friend...

Adjusting outcomes : ACP Internist

I wrote recently about the need to take into account patient characteristics when using patient outcomes to compare the quality of care pro...

New 9/11 PTSD estimates : ACP Internist

September 11-linked asthma has gotten a fair amount of press, but here's something that hasn't: PTSD. The NYC Dept. of Health released an es...

‘Year of the Lung’ draws attention to COPD, asthma | ACP Internist

Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical

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