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Diabetes risk with inhaled steroids

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The use of inhaled corticosteroids, whether for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the likelihood of diabetes onset and diabetes progression, a Canadian team has shown. In fact, lead author Dr....

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Sirolimus does not decrease rejection risk in lung transplantation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Rates of acute rejection of lung transplants are not improved when sirolimus is added to the immunosuppressive regimen instead of azathioprine, a multicenter team reports. “These results differ from previous results in...

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Nebulized gentamicin improves bronchiectasis symptoms

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with bronchiectasis not related to cystic fibrosis benefit significantly from regular twice-daily nebulized gentamicin therapy, a Scottish team reports in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Medicine...