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Respiratory Matters

Respiratory Matters is a monthly ERS blog offering insight into the experiences of respiratory-focused professionals worldwide. It is written by ERS officers and members across all specialties, offering clinical, scientific and allied healthcare professional perspectives.

ERS Vision

ERS Vision is ERS’s open access video documentary series which tackles the key topics in respiratory health with discussion from leaders in the field of respiratory medicine and healthcare.

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Submit a proposal for Clinical Research Collaboration funding

30 July, 2018

A call for proposals to apply for Clinical Research Collaboration (CRC) funding is now open. It will close on 15 October, 2018 at 23:59 (CET).
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Respiratory infections at the ERS Congress

30 July, 2018

This year's Congress puts a focus on the topic of respiratory infections presenting a wide variety of educational and scientific opportunities…
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Six successful RESPIRE3 fellowship recipients announced alongside a third and final call for applicants

27 July, 2018

The European Respiratory Society is pleased to announce that six researchers have been awarded the ERS/EU RESPIRE3 Marie Sklodowska-Curie…
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COPD patients rate exacerbation and hospitalisation as most important health outcomes

26 July, 2018

Exacerbation and hospitalisation due to exacerbation have been identified as the outcomes that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)…
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ERS Vision: Influenza - the world's most important viral disease

23 July, 2018

The latest ERS Vision instalment looks at a number of key issues surrounding influenza from the healthcare professionals perspective, including:…
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Sleep and breathing disorders at the ERS Congress

23 July, 2018

Sleep and breathing disorders has been announced as one of the main tracks at this year’s Congress – offering a wide variety of related…
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Apply for the ERJ’s Early Career Editorial Team mentoring programme

18 July, 2018

After a successful internal pilot scheme, the European Respiratory Journal is pleased to invite applications for its Early Career Editorial Team…
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Interstitial lung diseases at the ERS Congress

17 July, 2018

This year ILD is one of the eight key fields taking centre stage at the ERS Congress and a full selection of related educational and scientific…
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Healthy diet reduces asthma symptoms, study finds

12 July, 2018

People who eat a healthy diet experience fewer asthma symptoms and better control of their condition, according to a new study published in the…
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Lungs on Fire: ERS 2018

11 July, 2018

This new interactive session will see a panel of experts being put to the test against the audience to diagnose various clinical cases. The panel…
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Airway diseases at the ERS Congress

9 July, 2018

Airway diseases is one of the main eight areas at this year's ERS International Congress. Of equal interest to clinicians, basic scientists and…
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ERS Presidential Summit 2018: ‘Redesigning the future of patient care’

5 July, 2018

The 2018 ERS Presidential Summit took place in Athens, Greece on 19-20 June. This year the Summit focused on ‘Redesigning the future of patient…
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Obstructive sleep apnoea associated with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

5 July, 2018

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are also seen in the early stages of dementia,…
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ERS 2018 highlight: Pulmonary vascular diseases

2 July, 2018

Pulmonary vascular diseases have also been announced as a key topic at this year's Congress, drawing attention to this area and discussing new…
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ERJ Impact Factor: 12.242 - another new record

28 June, 2018

The European Respiratory Journal’s (ERJ) 2017 Journal Impact Factor (Clarivate Analytics, 2018) is now 12.242 and is positioned third in the…
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Antidepressant use associated with increased mortality in COPD patients

28 June, 2018

Use of serotonergic antidepressants is associated with a small but significant increase in rates of respiratory-related morbidity and mortality…
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Respiratory critical care at the ERS Congress

25 June, 2018

Respiratory critical care is one of eight main tracks at this year's Congress, with activities appealing to the multidisciplinary teams involved…
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CME Online: Air pollution and respiratory health

21 June, 2018

In the latest CME Online module, Professor Thomas Sandström and Dr Ian Mudway consider the ways that environmental factors impact respiratory…
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Professional development at Congress

18 June, 2018

There will be a range of professional development opportunities at this year's Congress; professional development workshops offer practical tips…
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ERS and ECDA partners urge Member States to advance action on NCDs at UN meeting

15 June, 2018

ERS alongside partners from the European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) has published a set of recommendations aimed at advancing action on the…
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ERS announces new editors

14 June, 2018

ERS is very pleased to announce the appointment of new editors for several of its publications.
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ERS General Assembly 2018: Join us and have your say on your society

14 June, 2018

The ERS leadership has announced that the 2018 ERS General Assembly meeting will take place on Tuesday, 18 September during the ERS international…
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Respiratory medicine meets other disciplines at ERS 2018

12 June, 2018

Two new sessions have been announced for the 2018 Congress in Paris: ‘Respiratory medicine meets haematology’, and ‘Respiratory medicine…
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PPI use identified as risk factor for future exacerbations and accelerated FEV₁ decline in CF

11 June, 2018

The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) has been identified as a significant risk factor for both future exacerbations and an accelerated annual…
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