Highlights from this issue
Inhaled corticosteroids in COPD
Another chemokine target bites the dust?
Alternatives to warfarin for the treatment of pulmonary emboli
What exactly are we doing to improve low lung cancer survival in the United Kingdom?
Antagonism of chemokine receptor CCR8 is ineffective in a primate model of asthma
Safety and tolerability of the novel inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone furoate in combination with the β2 agonist vilanterol administered once daily for 52 weeks in patients ≥12 years old with asthma
Appearance of remodelled and dendritic cell-rich alveolar-lymphoid interfaces provides a structural basis for increased alveolar antigen uptake in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Changes in physiological, functional and structural markers of cystic fibrosis lung disease with treatment of a pulmonary exacerbation
Number needed to treat in COPD
Impact of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on pneumonia hospitalisations and mortality among adults in northern Miyagi, Japan
Lung cancer survival and stage at diagnosis in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK
Protein kinase G dysfunction is an important factor in induced pulmonary hypertension in mice
Adverse respiratory effects associated with cadmium exposure in small-scale jewellery workshops in India
Oestrogen induces mucoid conversion of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in women with cystic fibrosis, and increases exacerbations
Contribution of host, bacterial factors and antibiotic treatment to mortality in adult patients with bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia
Effectiveness of incentive spirometry in patients following thoracotomy and lung resection including those at high risk for developing pulmonary complications
Multiple-breath washout measurements can be significantly shortened in children
Inclusion of latent tuberculosis infection as a separate entity into the international classification of diseases
Effect of CPAP on the metabolic syndrome
Explaining differential effects of tiotropium on mortality in COPD
Authors’ reply to ‘Explaining differential effects of tiotropium on mortality in COPD’
Benzodiazepines and pneumonia or aspiration pneumonitis
The impact of benzodiazepines on occurrence of pneumonia and mortality from pneumonia
Author's response
Pleurodesis outcome in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Correction
Lymphoid follicles in chronic lung diseases
Exercise-induced haemoptysis
Rose Gardener's disease