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News from ERS Assemblies: July 2017

24 July, 2017

Support the ERS Thoracic Oncology Assembly in their pulmonary toxicity project
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Watch the latest ERS Vision on Severe asthma

25 July, 2017

Severe asthma is often misdiagnosed in both adults and children. Misdiagnosis is a missed opportunity to treat the condition effectively, with…
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Don’t miss out; submit a joint ERS/ATS Task Force proposal before 31 July

6 July, 2017

ERS members with expertise in a particular field of respiratory medicine are encouraged to submit a proposal for the 2017 round of joint ERS/ATS…
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Automated O₂ titration achieves better oxygenation than manual administration, study finds

20 July, 2017

Researchers have found that in adult patients with acute respiratory failure, automated oxygen (O₂) titration may be more effective than manual…
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Paediatrics: ERS 2017 highlights

24 July, 2017

This year’s Congress programme offers the latest information in the field of paediatric respiratory medicine.
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Join us in Milan for the latest in thoracic oncology

12 July, 2017

Respiratory tumours are a major part of daily practice for many respiratory physicians. Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in Europe today…
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Programme highlights for respiratory sleep specialists

29 June, 2017

Continuing from last year's comprehensive coverage on this topic and ERS's specialist conference 'Sleep and Breathing 2017', this year's Congress…
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Programme highlights for Primary care specialists

29 June, 2017

Primary care practitioners are fundamental to addressing today’s global health burden – this is especially true in relation to the important…
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Sessions for early career members at this year's Congress

28 June, 2017

A significant number of ERS members are in the early stages of their career and we are committed to providing development opportunities in both…
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WHO report: Tobacco policies saving lives, but tobacco industry interference presents “deadly barrier”

24 July, 2017

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2017 report on the global tobacco epidemic (published 19 July, 2017) has found that tobacco control…
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Alcohol consumption associated with increased risk of TB and disease burden

13 July, 2017

Alcohol use, alcohol dosage and alcohol-related problems are all associated with an increased risk of tuberculosis (TB), particularly in the…
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The semantics of COPD exacerbations

12 July, 2017

COPD exacerbation as a result of pneumonia? …
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ERS members: cast your vote in the 2017 leadership elections

30 May, 2017

Voting is now open to elect the next ERS Vice President and Advocacy Chair Elect. Voting is open to ERS members only and will close on 12…
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Prolonged NIV treatment may not prevent subsequent relapse of AHRF

6 July, 2017

Researchers have found that the prolongation of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for three nights after recovery from an episode of acute…
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Open Position: Breathe Chief Editor

5 June, 2017

We are looking to appoint the next Chief Editor for Breathe, the practice-focused publication of the ERS. Breathe publishes news, review…
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Live endoscopy sessions announced for this year’s Congress

19 May, 2017

Following on from our award-winning Live endoscopy sessions featured at the ERS International Congress in 2015, we are extremely pleased to…
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Register now to attend the ERS International Congress 2017

5 April, 2017

Registration for this year’s ERS International Congress is now open.
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ERS General Assembly: have your say and hear about the work of ERS during the past year

28 June, 2017

The ERS leadership has announced that this year’s General Assembly meeting will take place during the ERS International Congress in Milan.
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NEW: An excellent industry fellowship opportunity for early-career life sciences PhD holders or MDs

28 June, 2017

The ERS Fellowship in Industry programme is a unique opportunity to gain experience in the respiratory pharmaceutical industry in Europe. We are…
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ERS calls on German Parliament to reject report on diesel pollution

29 June, 2017

The ERS Environment and Health Committee, together with the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), the European Council of the International…
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ERS Presidential Summit 2017: 'A public health approach to respiratory health'

29 June, 2017

The 2017 ERS Presidential Summit took place in Ghent, Belgium on 13–14 June. This year the Summit addressed ‘A public health approach to…
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Congress programme highlight: Allied respiratory professionals

29 June, 2017

Complete care is by definition multidisciplinary – a fact which has been highlighted more and more in recent decades and is increasingly…
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Upfront combination therapy may reduce RV volumes in PAH patients

29 June, 2017

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients who are treated with upfront combination therapy exhibit significant reductions in right…
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News from ERS Assemblies: June 2017

28 June, 2017

Assembly 10: ERS/WHO collaborative projects are central in the fight against TB in Europe
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State-of-the-art sessions at the ERS Congress

1 June, 2017

State-of-the-art sessions are high-quality presentations delivered by world-leading clinical experts. They offer delegates an opportunity to…
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