Highlights from this issue
Emphysema: time to say farewell to therapeutic nihilism
The child is father of the man: the importance of early life influences on lung development
Antioxidants and respiratory disease: the uric acid paradox
Lung volume reduction coil treatment for patients with severe emphysema: a European multicentre trial
Comparison of spatially matched airways reveals thinner airway walls in COPD. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) COPD Study and the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcomes in COPD Study (SPIROMICS)
Improving antibiotic prescribing in acute respiratory tract infections
Genetic regulation of gene expression in the lung identifies CST3 and CD22 as potential causal genes for airflow obstruction
SPLUNC1: link between acidity and dehydration of the airway surface liquid in CF
Cross-sectional associations between air pollution and chronic bronchitis: an ESCAPE meta-analysis across five cohorts
A longitudinal study of lung function from 1□month to 18□years of age
Serum uric acid and the risk of respiratory disease: a population-based cohort study
Coarse particulate matter associated with increased risk of emergency hospital admissions for pneumonia in Hong Kong
Myeloid-related protein-8/14 facilitates bacterial growth during pneumococcal pneumonia
Heterogeneity's ruses: the neglected role of between-individual variability in longitudinal studies of COPD exacerbations
Positional oximetry to screen for pulmonary arteriovenous malformations in HHT
Orthodeoxia and postural orthostatic tachycardia in patients with pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: a prospective 8-year series
Risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy
Is the ‘spatially matched central airways’ relevant to studies of airway dimensions in COPD?
Location, location, location: studying anatomically comparable airways is highly relevant to understanding COPD
Exacerbations in non-COPD patients: truth or myth
Exacerbations in non-COPD patients: truth or myth—authors’ response
Pulmonary vascular volumes and airways obstruction in SCD patients
Letter to the Editor in reply to ‘Pulmonary vascular volumes and airways obstruction in SCD patients’
Cochrane corner: is integrated disease management for patients with COPD effective?
Changes to inhaled corticosteroid dose when initiating combination inhaler therapy in long-acting β agonist-naïve patients with asthma: a retrospective database analysis
Lesson of the month: extrinsic allergic (bronchiolo)alveolitis and metal working fluids
Intrapulmonary lipomatosis
What's hot that the other lot got