Initial severity of COVID-19 not associated with later respiratory complications

IMAGE: Initial severity illness not associated with COVID-19 complications post-recovery. view more  Credit: ATS Jan. 8, 2021 – A new study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines the recovery of lung function and overall wellness in individuals who had varying degrees of COVID-19 severity. Little is known about lung health following […]

New model predicts that larger fish suffer respiratory distress sooner

Credit: Radboud University Large fish develop respiratory distress more quickly in warm water than smaller species, according to a new study involving researchers at Radboud University in collaboration with international researchers from McGill University (Canada) and the University of Montana (U.S.). This means that ocean warming triggered by climate change will have an impact on […]

Diagnosing the cause of exercise-induced respiratory symptoms

Exercise-induced respiratory symptoms are common in childhood, and it can be difficult to diagnose their cause. A study published in Pediatric Pulmonology found that the diagnoses proposed by primary care physicians are often not the same as the final diagnoses after specialist referrals. In the study of 214 children, the final diagnosis was asthma in […]

Respiratory symptoms among adolescent e-cigarette users

What The Study Did: Researchers examined the association between use of e-cigarettes and self-reported wheezing among adolescents ages 12 to 17. Authors: Alayna P. Tackett, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link (doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.20671) […]