Highlights from this issue
Airway clearance research in CF
P38 inhibition in COPD; cautious optimism
Coming now to a chest clinic near you
Role of aberrant WNT signalling in the airway epithelial response to cigarette smoke in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
IL-17A inhibits airway reactivity induced by respiratory syncytial virus infection during allergic airway inflammation
Impact of maternal use of asthma-controller therapy on perinatal outcomes
Delaminid for multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis
Clinical measures of disease in adult non-CF bronchiectasis correlate with airway microbiota composition
Efficacy and safety of the oral p38 inhibitor PH-797804 in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Relationship between serum glucose and mortality post pneumonia
Long-term multicentre randomised controlled study of high frequency chest wall oscillation versus positive expiratory pressure mask in cystic fibrosis
On the role of abnormal DLCO in ex-smokers without airflow limitation
Mechanism of action of EGFR mutations
Effect of preterm birth on later FEV1
Lung function after preterm birth
The double macchiato years; awards for the best basic science and epidemiology papers in 2012
Novel use of rituximab in hypersensitivity pneumonitis refractory to conventional treatment
Thorax editorial by Jenkins and Beasley related to tiotropium respimat
Authors’ response to Metzdorf et al
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in small airways of COPD patients
Authors’ response to
Summary of the British Thoracic Society guideline for diagnostic flexible bronchoscopy in adults
IL-17 in lung disease
Dyspnoea, rhinorrhoea and pulmonary infiltrates in a healthy young woman
Intergrin α9β1 potentially plays a role in reducing airway smooth muscle contraction
Pulmonary puzzle
An unusual case of haemoptysis
A comprehensive case management programme to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalisations
What's hot that the other lot got