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Tweeting their own horn: Author self-promotion on Twitter increases research dissemination
April 08, 2019 - Researchers from the University of Toronto presented a new study at CHEST Congress 2019 Thailand in Bangkok that aimed to determine the effect of authors’ self-promotion on the social media site, Twitter, in regards to the dissemination of their research.
Number of nonsmokers with COPD on the rise
April 08, 2019 - The global burden of COPD is high, and prevalence of nonsmokers with COPD has been increasing. In a study to be presented at CHEST Congress Thailand 2019, researchers in Nagpur, India, sought to describe the characteristics of nonsmoking patients with COPD and to determine associated comorbidities and exposures.
Near-simultaneous admissions may affect mortality and length of stay in the ICU
April 08, 2019 - A strain in ICU capacity has been linked to adverse patient outcomes. New research to be presented at CHEST Congress 2019 Thailand suggests that near-simultaneous ICU admissions are frequent and may also have an adverse effect on patient outcomes.
Later school start times significantly reduce teen driving accidents
April 08, 2019 - A new study to be presented at CHEST Congress 2019 Thailand in Bangkok shows a significant decrease in teen driving accidents when school start is delayed.
Lung cancer treatments vary among the Asian communities
April 08, 2019 - A study from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, sought to examine possible health disparities in the treatment of lung cancer within the Asian community in the U.S. In this study, rates of recommended care for non-small cell lung cancer were compared among patients in the Asian community.
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