News tagged with american thoracic society
Heart rate recovery at one minute after a six-minute walking distance (6MWD) test is highly predictive of clinical worsening and time to clinical worsening in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Cigarette smoke exposure fundamentally alters airway tissue from people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the cellular level, laying the groundwork for airway thickening and even precipitating precancerous ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Breastfeeding is associated with improved lung function at school age, particularly in children of asthmatic mothers, according to a new study from researchers in Switzerland and the UK.
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study from researchers in the UK. The severity of DPN ...
Sleep apnea Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), well established as an effective treatment for severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is also effective in patients with mild and moderately severe OSA and daytime sleepiness, according ...
Sleep apnea Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin/clavulanate improves moderate exacerbations in patients with mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and significantly prolongs the time between exacerbations, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Bronchiectasis is independently associated with an increased mortality risk in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD, according to a new study from researchers in Spain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A novel approach to obstructing the runaway inflammatory response implicated in some types of asthma has shown promise in a Phase IIa clinical trial, according to U. S. researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes 23 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with obstructive sleep apnea who had a common surgery to remove their tonsils and adenoids showed notable improvements in behavior, quality of life and other symptoms compared to those treated with "watchful waiting" ...
Sleep apnea 18 hours ago | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support in awake, non-intubated patients may be an effective strategy for bridging patients to lung transplantation, according to a new study from Germany.
Other Jan 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Nighttime intensivist physician staffing in intensive care units (ICUs) with a low-intensity daytime staffing model is associated with reduced mortality, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Me ...
Other May 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
American Thoracic Society
American Thoracic Society (ATS ), established in 1905, is an independently incorporated, international, educational and scientific society, serving its 18,000 members worldwide who are dedicated in respiratory and critical care medicine. The Society aims to help to prevent and fight respiratory disease by promoting research, education, patient care, and advocacy, ultimately to decrease morbidity and mortality from respiratory diseases.
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