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The Lancet Infectious Diseases - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 causes direct damage to the airway epithelium, enabling aspergillus invasion. Reports of COVID-19-associated pulmonary aspergillosis have raised concerns...

Hydrating the respiratory tract: an alternative explanation why masks lower severity of COVID-19

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Biophysical Journal - The seasonality of respiratory diseases has been linked, among other factors, to low outdoor absolute humidity and low indoor relative humidity, which increase evaporation...

Rare Disease Day 2021 – 28 Feb

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Rare Disease Day - 28 Feb 2021 - The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness with policy makers and the public of rare diseases and of their impact...

Effect of Zinc and Ascorbic Acid on Symptom Length Among Patients With SARS-CoV-2

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JAMA Network - This randomized clinical trial examines whether high-dose zinc and/or high-dose ascorbic acid reduces the severity or duration of symptoms compared with usual care among...

ATS Conference 2021 – Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS)

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ATS Conference 2021 – Pediatric Resident Development Scholarship (PRDS)

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CHEST - Low FEV1/SVC in current and former smokers with normal spirometry can identify individuals with CT features of COPD and at risk for severe exacerbations,...

  • Ratio of Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second /Slow Vital Capacity (FEV1/SVC)<0.7 is associated with clinical, functional, and radiologic features of obstructive lung disease in smokers with preserved lung function: https://t.co/16eqGMmt34

Association Between Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Risk of Asthma in Children

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JAMA Network - This cohort study investigates the association between initiating use of proton pump inhibitors and the risk of asthma in...

Wiley Online Library - Background Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators are disease‐modifying medications for cystic fibrosis (CF) and are shown to be efficacious for only specific...