Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
At least three months of antibiotic treatment reduced the number of exacerbations experienced by people with stable non-cystic fibrosis bronchiecstasis — both new flares and the average number of ... Read more
The American Thoracic Society Foundation has created a $50,000 research award for projects aimed at developing better prevention, diagnosis, or treatment approaches for non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NMT) lung disease. It calls ... Read more
Researchers found that patients with bronchiectasis have higher rates of anxiety and depression than healthy subjects. They did not find an association between the severity of the condition and the occurrence of ... Read more
A Spanish study of patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (BE) found the mortality rate to be higher among those who also had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), than in patients ... Read more
Aradigm discussed data from Phase 3 trials assessing the company’s inhaled form of ciprofloxacin, called Linhaliq (formerly known as Pulmaquin), with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance the drug’s development and ... Read more
Patients who received treatment for high-risk neuroblastoma (a cancer affecting certain types of nerve tissue) and subsequently complain of a persistent cough should be examined further to rule out bronchiectasis, according to the authors ... Read more
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