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Occupational Allergy

Occupational Allergy

*Stacey E. Anderson,1 Carrie Long,1 G. Scott Dotson2 1. Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA 2. Education and Information Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA *Correspondence to sanderson4@cdc.gov Disclosure: TheRead More

Occupational Allergies: A Brief Review

Occupational Allergies: A Brief Review

*Mohammad Reza Masjedi,1,3 Kayvan Saeedfar,2 Javid Masjedi3 1. Pulmonary Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2. Chronic Respiratory Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 3. Tobacco Control Research Center, Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association, Tehran, Iran *CorrespondenceRead More

Editor’s Pick: Respiratory Symptoms, Lung Function Impairment, and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Crop Farmers: Assessment by Job Exposure Matrices

Editor’s Pick: Respiratory Symptoms, Lung Function Impairment, and Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Crop Farmers: Assessment by Job Exposure Matrices

Respiratory October 20, 2016 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

My choice is based on his recognised expertise around the study of chronic respiratory diseases potentially affecting employees in farms. Dr Stoleski and colleagues present, in the current journal, a cross-sectional study evaluating the incidence of respiratory symptoms and diseases among crop farmers. This study is very interesting, further underliningRead More

Asthma Phenotypes and the Microbiome

Asthma Phenotypes and the Microbiome

Allergy & Immunology August 2, 2016 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

Ogechukwu Ndum,1 *Yvonne J. Huang2 1. Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 2. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA *Correspondence to yvjhuang@umich.edu Disclosure: The authors have declared noRead More

Immunomodulation for Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections: New Insights and Perspectives

Immunomodulation for Recurrent Respiratory Tract Infections: New Insights and Perspectives

Respiratory June 24, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

A narrative summary of presentations from the ‘Immunomodulation: New Insights and Perspectives’ symposium held at the 1st World Association for Infectious Disease and Immunological Disorders (WAidid), Milan, Italy, 18th–20th February 2016 *Susanna Esposito,1 Michael Roth2 1. Paediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, University ofRead More

Preschool Wheezing Phenotypes

Preschool Wheezing Phenotypes

European Medical Journal, Respiratory January 26, 2016 at 9:01 AM 0 comments

*Andrew Bush,1-3 Prasad Nagakumar2,3 1. Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College London, London, UK 2. Department of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK 3. Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK *Correspondence to a.bush@imperial.ac.uk Disclosure: A. Bush was supported by the NIHRRead More

Challenges of Inhaler Use in the Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Challenges of Inhaler Use in the Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Respiratory November 17, 2015 at 9:06 AM 0 comments

*Federico Lavorini, Claudia Mannini, Elisa Chellini Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy *Correspondence to federico.lavorini@unifi.it Disclosure: All authors declare no conflicts of interest for the present paper. Support: The publication of this article was funded by Zentiva Group. The views and opinions expressed are thoseRead More

Editor’s Pick: The Electronic Nose Arises Into the 21st Century

Editor’s Pick: The Electronic Nose Arises Into the 21st Century

Respiratory May 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM 0 comments

An electronic nose is a small, portable device that can detect, with reasonable accuracy, the breath ‘fingerprints’ of various respiratory diseases. It detects volatile organic compounds in exhaled air and can differentiate between common respiratory illnesses. However, larger studies are needed in order to evaluate and standardise the device. Prof NikolaosRead More

Influence of Air Pollution on Respiratory Disease

Influence of Air Pollution on Respiratory Disease

Respiratory October 24, 2014 at 9:25 AM 0 comments

*Frank J. Kelly MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health and NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Environmental Hazards, King’s College, London, UK *Correspondence to frank.kelly@kcl.ac.uk Disclosure: The author’s research was funded in part by the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) in Health Impact ofRead More

Effectiveness of Inhaler Devices in Adult Asthma and COPD

Effectiveness of Inhaler Devices in Adult Asthma and COPD

Respiratory September 26, 2013 at 6:31 PM 0 comments

Nicolas Roche,1 Henry Chrystyn,2 Federico Lavorini,3 Alvar Agusti,4 J. Christian Virchow,5 Richard Dekhuijzen,6 David Price7 1. Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine, Cochin Hospital Group, AP-HP, University Paris Descartes, Paris, France 2. Division of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Applied Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK 3. Department of Experimental andRead More