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World No Tobacco Day 2019: Respiratory groups call for stronger implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
May 31, 2019 - On World No Tobacco Day, the American College of Chest Physicians along with members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), call for renewed efforts to strengthen the implementation of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in all countries.
The Forum of International Respiratory Societies calls on health care providers worldwide to STOP for asthma!
May 07, 2019 - FIRS calls on global health care providers to STOP for asthma and evaluate symptoms, test response to therapy, observe and assess and finally proceed to adjust treatment
New noninvasive ventilation strategy allows preterm infants to breathe freely
May 01, 2019 - Nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation reduces reintubation by more than 50 percent in high-risk preterm infants, according to a new study in the journal CHEST®
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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