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  1. MATUCCI A, Caminati M, Vivarelli V, Vianello A, et al
    COVID-19 in severe asthmatic patients during ongoing treatment with biologicals targeting type 2 inflammation: results from a multicenter Italian survey.
    Allergy. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1111/all.14516.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. SONG J, Zeng M, Wang H, Qin C, et al
    Distinct effects of asthma and COPD comorbidity on disease expression and outcome in patients with COVID-19.
    Allergy. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1111/all.14517.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. HIRAI K, Shirai T, Shimoshikiryo T, Ueda M, et al
    Circulating microRNA-15b-5p as a biomarker for asthma-COPD overlap.
    Allergy. 2020 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/all.14520.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol

  4. BROWN R, Paulsen M, Schmidt S, Schatterny J, et al
    Lack of IL-1 Receptor Signaling Reduces Spontaneous Airway Eosinophilia in Juvenile Mice with Muco-Obstructive Lung Disease.
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020;62:300-309.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. GUPTA G, Baumlin N, Poon J, Ahmed B, et al
    Airway Resistance Caused by Sphingomyelin Synthase 2 Insufficiency in Response to Cigarette Smoke.
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020;62:342-353.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  6. PARIKH V, Scala J, Patel R, Corbi C, et al
    Rhinovirus C15 Induces Airway Hyperresponsiveness via Calcium Mobilization in Airway Smooth Muscle.
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020;62:310-318.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. NAWROTH JC, Lucchesi C, Cheng D, Shukla A, et al
    A Micro-Engineered Airway Lung-Chip Models Key Features of Viral-Induced Exacerbation of Asthma.
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020 Jul 24. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2020-0010.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  8. BALNIS J, Vincent CE, Jones AJ, Drake LA, et al
    Established Biomarkers of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Reflect Skeletal Muscle Integrity's Response to Exercise in an Animal Model of Pulmonary Emphysema.
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020;63:266-269.

    Am J Respir Crit Care Med

  9. FUSSNER L, Mikacenic C, Dolinay T, Suratt B, et al
    How Is Asthma Treated?
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;202:P9-P10.

  10. GOORSENBERG AWM, d'Hooghe JNS, Srikanthan K, Ten Hacken NHT, et al
    Bronchial Thermoplasty Induced Airway Smooth Muscle Reduction and Clinical Response in Severe Asthma: The TASMA Randomized Trial.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201911-2298.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Guidance for the Better Care of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;201:1022-1023.

  12. DRANSFIELD MT, Singh D
    Predicting Pneumonia in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Have We Unraveled the Network of Risks?
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;201:1026-1027.

    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol

  13. HSIA B, Singh AK, Njeze O, Cosar E, et al
    Developing and Evaluating ASTHMAXcel Adventures: A Novel Gamified Mobile App for Pediatric Patients with Asthma.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Jul 22. pii: S1081-1206(20)30495.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    New directions in asthma therapy.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020;125:119.

  15. OREN E, Martinez FD
    Stress and Asthma: Physiologic manifestations and clinical implications.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Jul 24. pii: S1081-1206(20)30511.

  16. MILENA D, Tatjana JS, Ivana S, Jelena B, et al
    Genetic variants of vitamin D receptor and antioxidant enzymes genes in bronchial asthma: Epistatic interactions.
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Jul 27. pii: S1081-1206(20)30512.

    Arch Dis Child

  17. SINHA IP, Brown L, Fulton O, Gait L, et al
    Empowering children and young people who have asthma.
    Arch Dis Child. 2020 Jul 24. pii: archdischild-2020-318788.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. JAQUET-PILLOUD R, Verga ME, Russo M, Gehri M, et al
    Nebulised hypertonic saline in moderate-to-severe bronchiolitis: a randomised clinical trial.
    Arch Dis Child. 2020;105:236-240.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. GRIFFITHS B, Riphagen S, Lillie J
    Management of severe bronchiolitis: impact of NICE guidelines.
    Arch Dis Child. 2020;105:483-485.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  20. WHITTAKER HR, Connell O, Campbell J, Elbehairy AF, et al
    Eligibility for Lung Volume Reduction Surgery in Patients With COPD Identified in a UK Primary Care Setting.
    Chest. 2020;157:276-285.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. AZOULAY E, de Castro N, Barbier F
    Critically Ill Patients With HIV: 40 Years Later.
    Chest. 2020;157:293-309.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. MITCHELL MA, Dhaliwal I, Mulpuru S, Amjadi K, et al
    Early Readmission to Hospital in Patients With Cancer With Malignant Pleural Effusions: Analysis of the Nationwide Readmissions Database.
    Chest. 2020;157:435-445.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. SANTOS KD, Lodge CJ, Abramson MJ, Erbas B, et al
    Early-Life Exposure to Oral Antibiotics and Lung Function Into Early Adulthood.
    Chest. 2020;157:334-341.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. MEDURI GU, Conoscenti CC, Menashe P
    Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure: Happy 30-Year Anniversary!
    Chest. 2020;157:255-257.

    Clin Exp Allergy

  25. SMITH BM, Zhao N, Olivenstein R, Lemiere C, et al
    Asthma and fixed airflow obstruction: Long-term trajectories suggest distinct endotypes.
    Clin Exp Allergy. 2020 Jul 24. doi: 10.1111/cea.13714.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. HAINES J, Chua SH, Smith J, Slinger C, et al
    Triggers of Breathlessness in Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction and Asthma.
    Clin Exp Allergy. 2020 Jul 26. doi: 10.1111/cea.13715.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Respir J

  27. BEURNIER A, Jutant EM, Jevnikar M, Boucly A, et al
    Characteristics and outcomes of asthmatic patients with COVID-19 pneumonia who require hospitalisation.
    Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 30. pii: 13993003.01875-2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  28. FREITAS PD, Xavier RF, McDonald VM, Gibson PG, et al
    Identification of asthma phenotypes based on extrapulmonary treatable traits.
    Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 30. pii: 13993003.00240-2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  29. VAN MEEL ER, Attanasi M, Jaddoe VWV, Reiss IKM, et al
    C hlamydia trachomatis during pregnancy and childhood asthma-related morbidity: a population-based prospective cohort.
    Eur Respir J. 2020;56.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. KENDZERSKA T, Aaron SD, To T, Licskai C, et al
    The Effect of Type and Dosage of Newly Prescribed Inhaled Corticosteroids on Obstructive Lung Disease and Pneumonia Hospitalisations in Older Individuals with Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Both: A Retrospective Study of Healt
    Eur Respir J. 2020 Jul 23. pii: 13993003.02585-2020.

    J Allergy Clin Immunol

  31. LEVIN ME, Botha M, Basera W, Facey-Thomas HE, et al
    Environmental factors associated with allergy in urban and rural children from the South AFrican Food Allergy (SAFFA) cohort.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Oct 10. pii: S0091-6749(19)31309.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. LEVY BD, Abdulnour RE, Tavares A, Bruggemann TR, et al
    Cysteinyl maresins regulate the prophlogistic lung actions of cysteinyl leukotrienes.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020;145:335-344.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. FLAYER CH, Larson ED, Joseph A, Kao S, et al
    Ozone-induced enhancement of airway hyperreactivity in rhesus macaques: Effects of antioxidant treatment.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020;145:312-323.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. SIMON D, Simon HU
    Relationship of skin barrier breakdown and eosinophilic esophagitis.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020;145:90-92.

  35. XIA L, Wang X, Liu L, Fu J, et al
    Lnc-BAZ2B promotes M2 macrophage activation and inflammation in asthmatic children through stabilizing BAZ2B pre-mRNA.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul 23. pii: S0091-6749(20)31026.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. JHA A, Thwaites RS, Tunstall T, Kon OM, et al
    Increased nasal mucosal interferon and CCL13 response to a TLR7/8 agonist in asthma and allergic rhinitis.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul 24. pii: S0091-6749(20)31031.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. WANG L, Foer D, Bates DW, Boyce JA, et al
    Risk factors for hospitalization, intensive care and mortality among patients with asthma and COVID-19.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul 28. pii: S0091-6749(20)31039.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Asthma

  38. RAMIREZ O, Alvarez I, Aristizabal-Duque R, Villamil M, et al
    A comparative analysis of the bronchodilatador response measured by impulse oscillometry and spirometry in asthmatic children living at high altitude.
    J Asthma. 2020 Jul 25:1-10. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1801722.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. HAN CH, Chung JH
    Factors associated with electronic cigarette use among adolescents asthma in the republic of korea.
    J Asthma. 2020 Jul 27:1-14. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1802745.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. ZHANG O, Minku LL, Gonem S
    Detecting asthma exacerbations using daily home monitoring and machine learning.
    J Asthma. 2020 Jul 27:1-11. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1802746.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. HSU J, Qin X, Mirabelli MC, Flanders WD, et al
    Medicaid Expansion, Health Insurance Coverage, and Cost Barriers to Care Among Low-Income Adults with Asthma: The Adult Asthma Call-Back Survey.
    J Asthma. 2020 Jul 30:1-15. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1804577.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol

  42. BENZECRY V, Pravettoni V, Segatto G, Marzano AV, et al
    Type 2-driven Inflammation - Atopic Dermatitis, Asthma, and Hypereosinophilia - Successfully Treated with Dupilumab.
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul 30:0. doi: 10.18176/jiaci.0614.

    J Pediatr

  43. PINNAMANENI P, Gupta P
    50 Years Ago in TheJournalofPediatrics: Mist Therapy: Rationale and Practice.
    J Pediatr. 2020;217:85.

    Pediatr Pulmonol

  44. KIMURA M, Ikeda A, Suzuki Y, Maruyama K, et al
    The association between asthma and anxiety in elementary school students in Japan.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jul 28. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24986.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. XIE L, Rao DR, Harrell MB, Vidot DC, et al
    Ethnic disparities in the e-cigarette use epidemic and childhood asthma in the US.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2020 Jul 27. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24971.

    PLoS One

  46. KIM JY, Ko I, Park KJ, Kim DK, et al
    Association of adenotonsillectomy with asthma and upper respiratory infection: A nationwide cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236806.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. LI L, Fang Z, Liu X, Hu W, et al
    Lactobacillus reuteri attenuated allergic inflammation induced by HDM in the mouse and modulated gut microbes.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231865.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  48. BYRNES CA, Trenholme A, Lawrence S, Aish H, et al
    Prospective community programme versus parent-driven care to prevent respiratory morbidity in children following hospitalisation with severe bronchiolitis or pneumonia.
    Thorax. 2020;75:298-305.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. BARRECHEGUREN M, Kostikas K, Mezzi K, Shen S, et al
    COPD clinical control as a predictor of future exacerbations: concept validation in the SPARK study population.
    Thorax. 2020;75:351-353.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. DITZ B, Christenson S, Rossen J, Brightling C, et al
    Sputum microbiome profiling in COPD: beyond singular pathogen detection.
    Thorax. 2020;75:338-344.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. BAGGOTT C, Hansen P, Hancox RJ, Hardy JK, et al
    What matters most to patients when choosing treatment for mild-moderate asthma? Results from a discrete choice experiment.
    Thorax. 2020 Jul 27. pii: thoraxjnl-2019-214343.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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