Highlights from this issue
Hot off the breath
The asbestos disease epidemic
Continuous versus intermittent inhaled corticosteroid (budesonide) for mild persistent asthma in children—not too much, not too little
Continuous versus intermittent inhaled corticosteroids for mild persistent asthma in children
A 37-year observation of mortality in Chinese chrysotile asbestos workers
Occupational exposure to organic dust increases lung cancer risk in the general population
Call for reviewers for journal club in Thorax
Dyspnoea severity and pneumonia as predictors of in-hospital mortality and early readmission in acute exacerbations of COPD
Gene expression networks in COPD
Nursing-home-acquired pneumonia in Germany
Improved survival in cystic fibrosis patients with severely impaired lung function
Proteasomal inhibition after injury prevents fibrosis by modulating TGF-β1 signalling
Sphingosine-1-phosphate is increased in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and mediates epithelial to mesenchymal transition
Environmental micro-organisms and childhood asthma
Alveolar concentration of nitric oxide predicts pulmonary function deterioration in scleroderma
Lectin-mediated innate defences are important in limiting disease in influenza
Distinct patterns of inflammation in the airway lumen and bronchial mucosa of children with cystic fibrosis
Role of kinase suppressor of Ras-1 in Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
Thorax in focus
The cloud of pulmonary embolism during COPD exacerbation
Should bronchoscopy be advocated to study airway remodelling and inflammation in adults with cystic fibrosis?
Authors' response
Authors' response
In search of the fibrotic epithelial cell
MicroRNAs in lung diseases
Pulmonary metastasectomy in colorectal cancer
Pulmonary hamartoma mimicking primary bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma