In a new study, researchers identified the most common characteristics of 85 COVID-19 patients who died in Wuhan, China in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The study reports on commonalities of the largest group of coronavirus patient...
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The Trump Administration’s decision to roll back emission and mileage standards for cars and trucks is bad for respiratory health.
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Following reports of the Environmental Protection Agency’s move to implement broad changes that would relax environmental rules, the American Thoracic Society expressed disappointment with the plan.
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In a new study, researchers found that half of the patients they treated for mild COVID-19 infection still had coronavirus for up to eight days after symptoms disappeared. The research letter was published online in the American Thoracic Society’s...
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Today, the American Thoracic Society and a unified group of critical care societies issued a joint statement urging the Trump administration and congress to strengthen social distancing requirements in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus,...
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Wuhan Study is First to Describe How Body Positioning Can Improve Breathing in Severe COVID-19 Patients Requiring Ventilation
In a new study of patients with severe COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) hospitalized on ventilators, researchers found that lying face down was better for the lungs. The research letter was published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal...
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Forum of International Respiratory Societies Calls to Advance Prevention as Critical Strategy to End TB
In support of World TB Day, 24 March, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, urges governments to promote tuberculosis prevention as a critical component of TB...
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Once-daily treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with an inhaler combining fluticasone furoate (FF), umeclidinium (UMEC) and vilanterol (VI) reduced all-cause mortality by 42 percent, according to new research...
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