American Thoracic Society International Conference

Healio Pulmonology brings you the highlights from the American Thoracic Society International Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ATS, perspectives, and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Black lung, lung cancer, COPD on the rise in US coal miners

June 17, 2019
DALLAS — U.S. coal miner mortality from progressive massive fibrosis, a lethal form of black lung disease, has made a significant resurgence in…
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Novel therapy for IPF shows sustained long-term benefits

June 12, 2019
Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treated with a recombinant human pentraxin 2 protein exhibited sustained reductions in decline of FVC and…
Meeting Highlights

Highlights from ATS: Critical care, asthma, interstitial lung disease

June 10, 2019
Healio Pulmonology brings you the top news from the American Thoracic Society International Conference, held May 17 to 22 in Dallas. See below for…
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Risk for exposure-related respiratory diseases varies among US military personnel

June 6, 2019
DALLAS — Risk for respiratory illnesses related to complex, poorly characterized inhalation exposures is a concern for U.S. military personnel…
In the Journals

Decreased exposure to air pollutants in California reduced asthma incidence in children

June 3, 2019
Decreases in regional air pollutants were associated with reductions in asthma incidence among children in Southern California from 1993 to 2014…
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Four novel sepsis phenotypes identified

May 29, 2019
DALLAS — A new study has identified four clinical phenotypes of sepsis that may allow more precise therapy and improve care of critically ill…
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Combination therapy with treprostinil reduced risk for clinical worsening in PAH: FREEDOM EV

May 29, 2019
DALLAS — Adding treprostinil to monotherapy, as compared with placebo, reduced the risk for clinical worsening events in patients with…
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Two-year analysis demonstrates long-term safety, efficacy of benralizumab in severe asthma

May 28, 2019
DALLAS — In patients with severe asthma treated with benralizumab, reduced exacerbation rates and improved pulmonary function, asthma control…
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Novel smartphone app shows promise for smoking cessation

May 24, 2019
DALLAS — People using a novel smartphone application with an integrated mobile carbon monoxide checker were more likely to abstain from smoking…
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ASCENT-COPD: Aclidinium shows continued success in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

May 23, 2019
DALLAS — Aclidinium reduces moderate to severe exacerbations without increasing cardiovascular event risk in patients with chronic obstructive…

Meeting Calendar

American Thoracic Society International Conference

May 17, 2019 - May 22, 2019

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