European Respiratory Journal

The European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) - the official journal of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) - publishes clinical and experimental work dealing with the whole field of respiratory medicine, including lung cell biology, epidemiology, immunology, pathophysiology, thoracic imaging, paediatric pneumology, occupational medicine, intensive care, sleep medicine, and thoracic surgery and oncology.

Publisher
European Respiratory Society
Website
http://erj.ersjournals.com/

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Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea accelerates aging, but treatment may reverse it

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 22 million people in the U.S. and is linked to a higher risk of hypertension, heart attacks, stroke, diabetes and many other chronic conditions. But now researchers from the University ...

Other

Standard for pulmonary function tests gets an update

In the latest update to the pulmonary function tests technical standard series, the American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society address the uncertainty around the interpretation of the tests which are essential ...

Cardiology

Common sleep disorder combo could be deadly

People who suffer from both insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to suffer from heart problems and are almost 50% more likely to die than those without either condition, say Flinders University researchers, ...

Sleep apnea

More exercise and fewer hours watching TV cuts sleep apnoea risk

Being more physically active and spending fewer hours per day sitting watching TV is linked to a substantially lower risk of developing obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), according to new research published in the European Respiratory ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A closer look at the cells combating a deadly lung disease

Single-cell RNA sequencing has revealed a subset of cells that could provide protection from a rare, but severely debilitating and fatal, lung disease. The findings were published by Nagoya University researchers and colleagues ...

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