Chest

Chest is a scientific medical journal published by the American College of Chest Physicians on the subject of chest diseases and related issues (pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, breathing, airway disease, emergency medicine, etc.). The 2008 impact factor was 5.154. The journal has a circulation of some 21,000 copies. Editor in chief is Richard S. Irwin.

Publisher
American College of Chest Physicians
Country
United States
History
1935–present
Impact factor
5.154 (2008)

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Immunology

Friends' vaping could pose danger to kids with asthma

(HealthDay)—Add another danger that e-cigarettes pose to teenagers: A new study finds secondhand exposure to vaping may raise the chances of asthma attacks in adolescents with the respiratory condition.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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(HealthDay)—If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a flu shot can be a lifesaver. But many of the millions with the lung condition don't get it, researchers report.

Health

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Researchers from White River Junction VA Hospital, in Junction, Vermont, will present a case report of acute inhalation lung injury related to the use of e-cigarettes and a flavored e-cigarette liquid containing diacetyl.

Sleep apnea

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(HealthDay)—For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treated with an optimally titrated mandibular advancement splint, normalization of the respiratory effort index derived from vertical mandibular movements (MM-REI) ...

Sleep apnea

Study finds mouth and tongue exercises significantly curb snoring

A Google search using the key words "snoring" and "treatment" yielded over 5 million results, but no standard treatment is available for primary snoring or snoring associated with a mild form of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). ...

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