Pulmonology

Reports of high-impact pulmonology studies by medical professionals

Sleep deprivation affects next day performance in endurance activities and feelings of exhaustion

1. Athletes randomized to partial sleep deprivation demonstrated a quicker time to exhaustion affecting their overall physical performance in running exercises. 2. Sleep deprived...

Relation of severe COVID-19 in Scotland to transmission-related factors and risk conditions eligible for...

1. Very high risk individuals that qualified for shielding interventions from COVID-19 were still at elevated risk for developing a severe infection. 2. Recent hospital...

Epidemiologic analysis of chilblains cohorts before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

1. The incidence of chilblains increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, but chilblains cases were only weakly associated with COVID-19 infection, with only 2.0% of...

Severe SARS-CoV-2 infections associated with immune-mediated myopathy

1. Most people who died with COVID-19 showed myositis of various severities. 2. Patients who died with COVID-19 had greater overall pathology and inflammation than...

Use of cloth face masks may reduce exercise performance because of discomfort

1. Use of a cloth face masks reduced exercise time by 14% and maximal oxygen consumption by 29% compared to no face mask in...

Postoperative radiotherapy in pIIIA-N2 Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer after resection and chemotherapy

1. Postoperative radiotherapy for pIIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer did not improve disease-free survival or overall survival, but did improve locoregional recurrence-free survival. Evidence Rating...

Nicotine replacement therapy for expectant fathers

1. A combined smoking cessation intervention almost doubled the odds of expectant fathers achieving remission, compared to cessation advice alone. 2. Expectant fathers in the...

Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion improves infant survival for congenital diaphragmatic hernia

1. Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO) was shown to improve survival to discharge in infants with severe left congenital diaphragmatic hernia. 2. The FETO surgical...

Pembrolizumab plus concurrent chemoradiation therapy associated with robust antitumor activity in patients with locally...

1. Concomitant pembrolizumab plus chemoradiation therapy was associated with improved antitumor activity and safety profile in patients with previously untreated, locally advanced, stage III...

Randomized trial of plant-derived vaccine for COVID-19

1. A plant-derived, virus-like particle displays the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and appears to be a promising candidate for a vaccine. 2. Adverse outcomes were mild-to-moderate,...

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