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NIHR Signal: Vitamin D supplements can reduce risk of asthma attacks

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Author: National Institute for Health Research
Publication Date: 06 December 2016

NIHR Signal: Antibiotics are probably of no benefit for acute asthma attack

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) regularly publishes Signals. Signals are summaries of recently published research and intended to provide decision makers in health and social care organisations with ..

Author: National Institute for Health Research
Publication Date: 21 December 2016

Air Quality and Health Strategy Project

Background Poor air quality can significantly impact upon health particularly in those most vulnerable; young children, older people and individuals with existing heart and lung problems. Additionally poor air quality ..

Author: CLAHRC
Publication Date: 01 December 2014

NIHR SIgnal: Antenatal corticosteroids reduce breathing problems in late preterm babies

Giving corticosteroids to women at risk of preterm birth at 34 weeks of pregnancy or later reduced the risk of severe breathing problems in the baby after birth from 1.9% to 1.1%. Steroids ..

Author: National Institute for Health Research
Publication Date: 01 January 1970

Respiratory Futures

There is considerable demand for easily accessible information, from research papers and commissioned case studies to reports and surveys. In response, we are building this portal as a central point ..

Author: Respiratory Futures
Publication Date: 25 May 2017

Recognising Lung Cancer in Primary Care

This article discusses the early detection of lung cancer from a primary care perspective. We outline risk factors and epidemiology, the role of screening and offer guidance on the recognition ..

Author: Stephen Bradley et al
Publication Date: 29 November 2018

What is the balance of benefits and harms for lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography?

After the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) demonstrated improved lung cancer mortality almost a decade ago, hopes have been raised that low-dose computed tomography could be used to detect lung ..

Author: S. Bradley et al
Publication Date: 10 March 2021

Chest X-ray sensitivity and lung cancer outcomes: a retrospective observational study

Aim - To determine the sensitivity of CXR for lung cancer and to compare stage at diagnosis, time to diagnosis, and survival between those with CXR that detected, or did ..

Author: S. Bradley et al
Publication Date: 26 July 2021

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