The European Respiratory Society International Congress brings together world’s respiratory experts once a year to discuss the latest scientific and clinical advances in respiratory medicine.
The Green Environment, Air Pollution, and Respiratory Health
Increasing air pollution and climate change have an impact on respiratory health and mortality, explained speakers in 2 sessions on the environment and respiratory diseases at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021.
Evaluating and Addressing Long COVID Symptoms
Two posters reviewed impairment after COVID-19 infection and the use of pulmonary rehabilitation to address the symptoms.
Gefapixant Associated With Significant Improvements in Chronic Cough
Gefapixant successfully improved quality-of-life and reduced cough severity for patients with chronic cough vs placebo, according to 2 posters.
Considering Sex and Gender Differences in Respiratory Health
Health care and research need to do a better job of taking into account sex and gender differences that can affect disease, healthy behaviors, and care delivery, according to speakers at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021.
Dr Alexander Mathioudakis Talks About Outcome Measurement Inconsistencies in RCTs on Pneumonia
Outcome inconsistency in randomized controlled trials for pneumonia could create issues for interpreting data and compiling research going forward, said Alexander Mathioudakis, MD, MRCP, at the European Respiratory Society annual meeting.
Dr Ilona Jaspers: How Vaping Impacts Teens vs Adults
Adolescents and adults are affected differently by vaping and have different health concerns, according to Ilona Jaspers, PhD, director of toxicology and the deputy director of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma, and Lung Biology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina.
Treating Breathlessness, Improving QOL in Patients With COPD
Dual bronchodilators have been shown to broadly improve symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Promise and Pitfalls of Home Monitoring for Interstitial Lung Disease
During the pandemic, interest in home monitoring grew, and research has shown it can be feasible for patients with interstitial lung disease, according to a presentation at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021.
Tonya Winders Talks About What Asthma Care Guidelines Are Currently Lacking
Tonya Winders, MBA, CEO and president of the Allergy & Asthma Network, lists the major current issues with current asthma care guidelines at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2021.
Dr Hilary Pinnock Discusses How the Pandemic Gave Way to Accessible Remote Consultations
There are many conveniences to remote consultations, but they should be weighed against the disadvantages, said Hilary Pinnock, MD, professor and personal chair of primary care respiratory medicine for the Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Dr Michael E. Weschler: The Role of Eosinophils in Health and Disease
Michael E. Wechsler, MD, a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health, explains the role that eosinophils play in everyday health and disease development.
Dr Ilona Jaspers Highlights Major Health Concerns Regarding Teens and Young Adults Vaping
At ERS 2021, Ilona Jaspers, PhD, discusses some of the major health concerns associated with teenagers and young adults vaping.
Dr Hilary Pinnock Previews Her Session on Remote Consultations in a Postpandemic World
Hilary Pinnock, MD, talks about what her session at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021 will cover and other sessions that she's excited to check out.
Tonya Winders Details What She's Excited to See at ERS 2021
Tonya Winders, MBA, CEO and president of the Allergy & Asthma Network, highlights what she is looking forward to at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2021.
ERS 2021: COVID-19 Takes Spotlight, With Climate Change Another Focus
The European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021 will feature a wide array of topics, such as gender and respiratory health, the impact of climate change, and management and treatment of chronic cough, but there remains a strong focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, its intersection with respiratory care and treatment of infection.
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