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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Medical research

New study on the role of monocytes in sarcoidosis

The cause of the inflammatory lung disease sarcoidosis is unknown. In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have investigated whether a type of immune cell called a monocyte could be a key player in sarcoidosis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antigen tests—are self-collected nasal swabs a reliable option?

Under certain conditions, antigen testing using self-collected swabs from the anterior nose may constitute a reliable alternative to antigen testing using nasopharyngeal swabs collected by health professionals. This is the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Way forward in protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19

A new study by Monash University provides evidence that a simple ventilated headboard hood can stop the spread of SARS-CoV2 between patients and health care workers in hospital wards.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood

Early-life events, such as the exposure to air pollutants, increase the risk of chronic lung disease in young adulthood, according to new results by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, published in the European ...

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