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Asthma and COPD Studies that Change Lives

ACRC Network Clinical Outcomes

The American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers conduct large clinical trials to provide vital information about treatment for people with asthma and COPD. Since its inception in 1999, the ACRC has made many significant discoveries that are improving the lives of people with asthma. In 2015 this work expanded to include COPD, a disease that causes severe breathing problems for millions of Americans. Our research is transforming the nature of asthma and COPD patient care across the United States and is reducing the burden of lung disease among people of all ages.

Resistant Airway Obstruction in Children (REACH)

Long-acting Beta Agonist Step-Down Study (LASST)

Smoking Asthmatics Cohort Study (SCS)

Risk Factors for Asthma Exacerbation and Treatment Failure in Adults and Adolescents with Well-controlled Asthma during Continuation and Step-Down Therapy

Factors Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Uncontrolled Asthmatics

Effect of Obesity on Sinonasal Disease in Asthma

Test Performance Characteristics of the AIR, GAD-7 and HADS-Anxiety Screening Questionnaires for Anxiety in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Effect of CPAP on Airways Reactivity in Asthma: A Randomized Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial

Effect of a Soy Isoflavone Supplement on Lung Function and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Poorly Controlled Asthma: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis and Rhinitis with Nasal Steroids Does Not Improve Asthma Control

Methacholine Bronchoprovocation - An Unreliable Diagnostic Tool for White and Nonatopic Patients with Asthma

Heartburn Medication Does Not Improve Asthma in Children who do not Exhibit Symptoms of Acid Reflux

Heartburn Medication Does Not Improve Asthma in Adults who do not Exhibit Symptoms of Acid Reflux

Noninvasive Questionnaire Can Accurately Screen for Sinonasal Disease

Placebo Effect Is a True Phenomenon in Assessing Asthma Control in Clinical Trials

Simpler Regimen of a Once-a-Day Drug is Just as Effective as Twice-Daily Treatment for Patients with Mild Persistent Asthma

Low-dose Theophylline, an Inexpensive Asthma Medicine, Improves Asthma Control in Patients not on Inhaled Corticosteroids

The Flu Vaccine Is Safe for People with Asthma

    Page Last Updated: December 6, 2019

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