Highlights from this issue
Thorax
Is air pollution of the 20th century a cause of current asthma hospitalisations?
Fixing cystic fibrosis CFTR with correctors and potentiators. Off to a good start
Long-term exposure to air pollution and asthma hospitalisations in older adults
Results of a phase IIa study of VX-809, an investigational CFTR corrector compound, in subjects with cystic fibrosis homozygous for the F508del-CFTR mutation
A role for sensory nerves in the late asthmatic response
Particulate allergens aggravate allergic asthma in mice
Downregulation of the serum response factor/miR-1 axis in the quadriceps of patients with COPD
Fluticasone furoate demonstrates efficacy in patients with asthma symptomatic on medium doses of inhaled corticosteroid therapy
Primary airway epithelial cultures from children are highly permissive to respiratory syncytial virus infection
Lung volumes in interstitial lung disease in smokers
Ventilation inhomogeneity in children with primary ciliary dyskinesia
Effect of late preterm birth on longitudinal lung spirometry in school age children and adolescents
Differentiation of malignant pleural mesothelioma from other pleural diseases
Interferon-gamma release assays for tuberculosis screening of healthcare workers
Clinical and economic burden of community-acquired pneumonia among adults in Europe
Flight-related complications are infrequent in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia/pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, despite low oxygen saturations and anaemia
Monitoring treatment response in precapillary pulmonary hypertension using non-invasive haemodynamic measurements
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Acidosis, non-invasive ventilation and mortality in hospitalised COPD exacerbations
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Childhood immunisation with conjugate vaccines and prevention of pneumonia
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Correction
Are reference equations for spirometry an appropriate criterion for diagnosing disease and predicting prognosis?
I have taken my umbrella, so of course it does not rain
Designing and implementing a COPD discharge care bundle
Regulation of inflammatory responses by the commensal microbiota
Excessive dynamic airway collapse co-morbid with COPD diagnosed using 320-slice dynamic CT scanning technology