U.S. Pharmacist eNewsletter
May 2023

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Linked With Unhealthy Lifestyles
According to findings from a study, individuals with a high genetic risk for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and those with unfavorable lifestyle habits, especially when combined, are at a significantly augmented risk of developing IPF. In a recent publication, researchers aimed to investigate the correlation between unhealthy lifestyle factors and the risk of developing IPF. Read more.


Burdens Associated With Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
In a recent publication in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, researchers sought to approximate the pooled percentage of extensively drug–resistant tuberculosis and pre-extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis in patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Read more.

Correlation Between Asthma and Increased Cancer Risk
Previous research has generated conflicting results with regard to the correlation between asthma and cancer. In a recent publication in the journal Cancer Medicine, researchers from the University of Florida sought to gain more clinical data to determine if there is a correlation between asthma and cancer, by both overall risk and cancer type, in the United States. Read more.

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