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More Severe OSA Leads to Higher Blood Pressure in Patients with Resistant Hypertension

In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the more severe their OSA, the higher their blood pressure, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic...
10-Sep-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ATS Responds to FDA’s Promise of Future Action on Flavored E-Cigarettes 

The ATS congratulates the FDA important, but belated action, to remove flavored e-cigarette products from the U.S. market. Since e-cigarette products first emerged in the U.S., the American Thoracic Society has consistently called on FDA to...
11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ATS Applauds Governor Whitmer’s Action on Flavored E-cigs and Urges FDA to Take Immediate Action

The American Thoracic Society applauds Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarette and vaping products in the state of Michigan.
5-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New ATS Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosing Fungal Infections

The American Thoracic Society has published an official clinical guideline on laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections in pulmonary and critical care medicine in the Society’s Aug. 30 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
30-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Oral Appliances May Be Highly Effective in Treating a Type of Sleep Apnea

Certain traits may define a type of obstructive sleep apnea that can be effectively treated with an oral appliance, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
6-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ATS Publishes Clinical Guideline on Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

The American Thoracic Society has published an official clinical guideline on the evaluation and management of obesity hypoventilation syndrome in the Society’s Aug. 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
1-Aug-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ivacaftor May Reduce Common Infections in Patients with CF

Patients with cystic fibrosis who take ivacaftor appear to have fewer respiratory infections over time than those not taking the drug, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
16-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ATS Celebrates Court-Established Deadlines for E-cigarettes and Cigars Regulation

Last Friday afternoon, July 12, 2019, a federal court decision established deadlines for e-cigarette manufacturers and makers of candy-flavored cigars to submit their products for FDA review. The Court took this action after medical and public...
15-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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The American Thoracic Society improves global health by advancing research, patient care, and public health in pulmonary disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders. Founded in 1905 to combat TB, the ATS has grown to tackle asthma, COPD, lung cancer, sepsis, acute respiratory distress, and sleep apnea, among other diseases.

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