HIV & AIDS

Determinants of employability of people living with HIV/AIDS

People living with HIV/AIDS may face discrimination in employers' hiring practices. A study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine found that medical and socioeconomic factors may hinder their employment.

HIV & AIDS

Lung microbiome similar with/without HIV

(HealthDay)—Lung microbiomes are similar in patients with and without HIV, although oral microbiomes do differ significantly, according to a study published online Aug. 6 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical ...

Medical research

Phototherapy increases carbon monoxide elimination in mice

(HealthDay)—Phototherapy of exposed lungs increases the carbon monoxide (CO) elimination rate in CO-poisoned mice, according to an experimental study published online July 27 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Increase in chest CT scans leads to more incidental findings

(HealthDay)—The percentage of incidental pulmonary nodules identified increased from 2006 to 2012, according to a study published online July 27 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Surgery

Six-minute walk distance IDs post-lung transplant survival

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing lung transplantation, six-minute walk distance (6MWD) predicts postoperative survival, according to a study published online June 11 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical ...

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