American Thoracic Society

Type: Organization
Name: American Thoracic Society
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

9 guidelines, consensus statements affecting the cardiology field

In recent months, several new and updated guidelines have been released that impact care practices and patient populations across the cardiology field. These guidelines have included new recommendations for the treatment and management of specific conditions, ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Exercise helps COPD patients avoid hospital readmission

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days compared with those who were inactive, according to a study.As published April 8 on ... [Published Nurse.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tough 2013 for Boehringer but future looks bright

Boehringer Ingelheim has been reflecting on a pretty tough 2013, hurt by manufacturing woes and Pradaxa lawsuits, but its financials were strong and the future looks bright with a raft of product launches coming up.Sales of prescription medicines were ... [Published Pharma Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Study Using Aradigm’s Liposomal Ciprofloxacin to be Presented at the American Thoracic Society 2014 International Conference

HAYWARD, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--OSU and Aradigm to present data that in vitro treatment of macrophages infected with M. avium and M. abscessus with Aradigm’s liposomal ciprofloxacin decreased 99% of these infections. ... [Published EON Science - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Biotech Tweet of the Week: Love Being Private

This week's tweet of the week comes from Luke Timmerman, with a quote from Moderna Therapeutics' President and CEO Stephane Bancel, who says he loves being a private company because he has more control over what information gets released. Public companies ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Physical activity associated with lower rates of hospital readmission in patients with COPD -- ScienceDaily

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Administration Officials, National Health Organizations Join in “Town Hall” with Health Leaders to Highlight Health Impacts of Air ...

Groups Urge Prevention and PreparednessWASHINGTON, D.C., (April 9, 2014) —Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh, MD, MPH, ... [Published Ein News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Severe asthma: Updated guidelines highlight emerging treatment options

KEY POINTA task force convened by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) provided an updated definition of severe asthma, addressed treatment of patients with severe asthma through optimal use of traditional agents ... [Published Pharmacist.com - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change, air quality and health

The third National Climate Assessment report, due to be released this month, confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.The report was produced by ... [Published Los Alamos Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Free Patient Event at ATS International Conference 2014 in San Diego

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) will hold its annual patient-focused forum "Meet-the Experts," as part of the ATS International Conference in San Diego this coming May. This free patient/family event is organized and hosted by the ATS Public Advisory ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

[This Week in Medicine] March 29–April 4, 2014

The American Thoracic Society has released new clinical guidelines to help to identify patients with sickle-cell disease who are at risk of developing pulmonary hypertension. Recommendations include cutoffs to stratify patients by risk of mortality and ... [Published The Lancet - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Cempra To Present Late-Breaker On Solithromycin Reducing Inflammation In An Animal Model For Cancer Chemotherapy-Induced Lung Injury

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cempra, Inc., (Nasdaq:CEMP) today announced a late-breaker presentation demonstrating that solithromycin reduced inflammation in an animal model for inflammatory lung disease at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2014 International ... [Published BioSpace - Mar 27 2014]

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Dr Barner concluded by saying that "we are advocating more transparency in R&D…and now want to be more open to scientific discussion". He added that "we have joined up with several research-based pharmaceutical companies in order to make clinical trials data and documents available to a wider public"
Christian Itin, chairman and chief executive of Cytos, commented: "We are very disappointed with the outcome of the Phase IIb study and would like to thank our patients and investigators for their support of the study. We would also like to thank our employees for their outstanding effort that was required to rebuild the company after the restructuring and mass dismissals in 2012. When developing the plans for winding down operations, we will seek to minimize adverse consequences for our employees and other stakeholders."
...to reduce readmissions," study research Huong Nguyen, Ph D , RN, of the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation. "This study is novel in that we were able to capture information about patients' usual physical activity well before the initial hospitalization and provides evidence that supports the promotion of physical activity across the COPD care continuum."
"Our findings suggest that regular physical activity could buffer the stresses of hospitalization" said study author Huong Nguyen, of the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research and Evaluation

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9 guidelines, consensus statements affecting th... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 19 2014]
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Exercise helps COPD patients avoid hospital rea... [Published Nurse.com - Apr 17 2014]
Tough 2013 for Boehringer but future looks bright [Published Pharma Times - Apr 15 2014]
Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)... [Published EON Science - Apr 15 2014]
Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - Apr 15 2014]
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Negative results for asthma candidate cause Cyt... [Published Pharma Letter - Apr 15 2014]
Biotech Tweet of the Week: Love Being Private [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Apr 14 2014]
Immune Modulator CYT003 Fails Asthma Study [Published P&T Community - Apr 14 2014]
Cytos Biotechnology Ltd announces negative topl... [Published FierceBiotech - Apr 14 2014]
Biomarkers in CTD-Associated Interstitial Lung ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Apr 14 2014]
Cytos Biotechnology : announces negative toplin... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
IPF Fibroblasts Are Desensitized to Type I Coll... [Published PLoS medicine - Apr 14 2014]
Exercise Could Keep COPD Patients Out Of The Ho... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 11 2014]
Health headlines: Exercise and COPD [Published Bay News 9 - Apr 11 2014]
Capturing experiences of patients living with COPD [Published Nursing Times - Apr 11 2014]
Physical activity associated with lower rates o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
"Optimal Management of Lung Function Data" Webi... [Published Business Wire - Apr 10 2014]
8 guideline recommendations your patients need ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Apr 10 2014]
Administration Officials, National Health Organ... [Published Ein News - Apr 09 2014]
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications [Published Health Finder - Apr 09 2014]
Physical Activity Cuts Hospital Readmission Rat... [Published Medical Daily - Apr 09 2014]
Physical Activity Associated with Lower Rates o... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 09 2014]
New Website Sheds Light on Mesothelioma Asbesto... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 09 2014]
Severe asthma: Updated guidelines highlight eme... [Published Pharmacist.com - Apr 09 2014]
COPD Questionnaire and Diagnosis Accuracy [Published Advance for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Apr 09 2014]
Climate change, air quality and health [Published Los Alamos Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
New Findings in Lung Cancer Described from Junt... [Published NewsRX - Apr 04 2014]
AEROCRINE : "Apparatus and Method for Diagnosti... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 03 2014]
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Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)... [Published EON Science - Apr 15 2014]
HAYWARD, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--OSU and Aradigm to present data that in vitro treatment of macrophages infected with M. avium and M. abscessus with Aradigm’s liposomal ciprofloxacin decreased 99% of these infections. ...
Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)... [Published Business Wire Science: Science News - Apr 15 2014]
HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OSU and Aradigm to present data that in vitro treatment of macrophages infected with M. avium and M. abscessus with Aradigm’s liposomal ciprofloxacin decreased 99% of these infections. ...
Results from Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)... [Published Business Wire Health News - Apr 15 2014]
HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OSU and Aradigm to present data that in vitro treatment of macrophages infected with M. avium and M. abscessus with Aradigm’s liposomal ciprofloxacin decreased 99% of these infections. ...
[This Week in Medicine] March 29–April 4, 2014 [Published The Lancet - Mar 28 2014]
The American Thoracic Society has released new clinical guidelines to help to identify patients with sickle-cell disease who are at risk of developing pulmonary hypertension. Recommendations include cutoffs to stratify patients by risk of mortality and ...
World: International Respiratory Societies to a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: Citizen News ServiceCountry: World A major focus of this World TB Day is the 3 million TB cases that the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates are “missed” each year - that is, cases that go undetected, undiagnosed and untreated. Clearly, ...
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Interdisciplinary Critical Care Societies Ident... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 28 2014]
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