CHESTCHEST NewsHighlights from the journal CHEST®, June 2023

Highlights from the journal CHEST®, June 2023

Glenview, Illinois – Published monthly, the journal CHEST ® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines. Journal topics include asthma, chest infections, COPD, critical care, diffuse lung disease, education and clinical practice, pulmonary vascular disease, sleep, thoracic oncology and the humanities.

The June issue of the CHEST journal contains 49 articles, including clinically relevant research, reviews, case series, commentary and more. Each month, the journal also offers complementary web and multimedia resources, including visual abstracts, to expand the reach of its most interesting, timely and relevant research.

“When reading through the June issue of the flagship journal, I recommend also looking at the articles in press in the new open access publications, CHEST® Pulmonary and CHEST® Critical Care,” says Editor in Chief of the journal CHEST, Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH, FCCP. “With full issues publishing in the coming months, they currently feature original research including, ‘Community-AcquiredPneumonia Incidence in Adults 18 Years of Age and Older in Goto City, Japan,’ and ‘ICUMortality Across Prepandemic and Pandemic Cohorts in a Resource-LimitedSetting.’”

Also included in the current issue of the journal CHEST:

  • Thoracic Oncology
    A longitudinal study of 4,432 individuals, “Changing Smoking Behavior and Epigenetics,” finds that methylation in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor gene recovered to a higher degree in individuals who quit smoking compared with individuals who continued smoking or who never smoked.

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About the American College of Chest Physicians

The American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) is the global leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases. Its mission is to champion advanced clinical practice, education, communication and research in chest medicine. It serves as an essential connection to clinical knowledge and resources for its 19,000+ members from around the world who provide patient care in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. For information about the American College of Chest Physicians, and its flagship journal CHEST®, visit