Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood clot risk remains elevated nearly a year after COVID-19

People who got COVID-19 had a higher risk of dangerous blood clots for close to a year later, according to a large new study on the aftereffects of a SARS-CoV-2 infection during the period before vaccines became available.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spirometry may aid diagnosis of asthma versus COPD in primary care

The ability of physicians to differentiate between asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the primary care setting may be improved with the addition of spirometry testing, according to a study published ...

Cardiology

Pulmonary hypertension guidelines call for earlier diagnosis

Earlier detection of pulmonary hypertension in the community and expedited referral of high-risk or complex patients are recommended in the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and European Respiratory Society (ERS) Guidelines ...

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