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Traditional Biomass Stoves, Used Widely in Developing Nations, Shown to Elevate Indoor Air Pollutants, Cause Lung Inflammation

Traditional stoves that burn biomass materials and are not properly ventilated, which are widely used in developing nations where cooking is done indoors, have been shown to significantly increase indoor levels of harmful PM2.5 (miniscule...
18-Feb-2020 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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ATS Foundation Research Program/Pulmonary Hypertension Association Names 2019 Partner Grant Awardees

The ATS Foundation Research Program/Pulmonary Hypertension Association has awarded Rahul Kumar, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco, a $80,000 Foundation Partner grant. A $50,000 Foundation Partner grant was awarded to Jason Boehme,...
20-Feb-2020 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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ATS Foundation Research Program Announces Unrestricted Grant Recipients for the 2019 Cycle

The ATS Foundation Research Program has announced that 17 researchers have been awarded one-year $40,000 Unrestricted Research Grants to advance pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.
13-Feb-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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ResMed, ATS Foundation Award $100,000 Research Grant to Claude Farah, PhD

ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) and ATS Foundation have awarded their third $100,000 Research Fellowship grant to Claude Farah, PhD, of the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia, to study how remote monitoring can help improve the...
3-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lung Microbiome May Help Predict Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients

Changes in the lung microbiome may help predict how well critically ill patients will respond to care, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
21-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Disparity in Critical Care Deaths Between Non-Minority and Minority Hospitals

While deaths steadily declined over a decade in intensive care units at hospitals with few minority patients, in ICUs with large numbers of minority patients, there was less improvement, according to new research published online in the American...
14-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Save the Date! Cover ATS 2020 in Philadelphia!

Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, will play host to the ATS 2020 International Conference, the biggest gathering of scientists and clinicians in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
13-Jan-2020 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea Primarily by Reducing Tongue Fat

Weight loss in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) appears to improve sleep apnea primarily by reducing tongue fat, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and...
8-Jan-2020 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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