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One-third of patients with severe asthma found to be taking harmful doses of oral steroids

A third of patients with severe asthma are taking harmful doses of oral steroids, according to a study of several...
One-third of patients with severe asthma found to be taking harmful doses of oral steroids

Exposure to BPA in the womb linked to wheezing and poorer lung function in children, study finds

Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of the commonly used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) are more likely to have children...
Exposure to BPA in the womb linked to wheezing and poorer lung function in children, study finds

Treatment with long-term, low-dose antibiotic could help people born with chronic lung condition

Taking a low dose of the antibiotic azithromycin for six months reduces symptoms for patients with the chronic lung condition...
Treatment with long-term, low-dose antibiotic could help people born with chronic lung condition

Early diagnosis of COPD

The early diagnosis of COPD has a significant potential to benefit patients and reduce costs to the health service Perhaps...
Early diagnosis of COPD

Focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — Irish data, diagnosis and management

Prof Anthony O’Regan addresses the complexities of diagnosis and treatment in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a...
Focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — Irish data, diagnosis and management

Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9-11 November 2017

All news reports by Paul Mulholland Emerging trends in occupational health identified Recent changes to the composition of paint and...
Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9-11 November 2017

Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9 -11 November 2017, Limerick

Paul Mulholland previews the highlights and speakers of the upcoming 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Thoracic Society The...
Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9 -11 November 2017, Limerick

ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Irish Thoracic Society – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel...
ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018

Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020

Professor Fergal O’Gara, BIOMERIT Research Centre, School of Microbiology, University College Cork, is the recipient of the Irish Thoracic Society...
Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020

Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018

THE IRISH THORACIC SOCIETY IS TODAY CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL RESPIRATORY TASKFORCE TO ADDRESS THE RISING TIDE...
Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018
One-third of patients with severe asthma found to be taking harmful doses of oral steroids One-third of patients with severe asthma found to be taking harmful doses of oral steroids
A third of patients with severe asthma are taking harmful doses of oral steroids, according to a study of several...
Exposure to BPA in the womb linked to wheezing and poorer lung function in children, study finds Exposure to BPA in the womb linked to wheezing and poorer lung function in children, study finds
Pregnant women exposed to higher levels of the commonly used chemical bisphenol A (BPA) are more likely to have children...
Treatment with long-term, low-dose antibiotic could help people born with chronic lung condition Treatment with long-term, low-dose antibiotic could help people born with chronic lung condition
Taking a low dose of the antibiotic azithromycin for six months reduces symptoms for patients with the chronic lung condition...
Early diagnosis of COPD Early diagnosis of COPD
The early diagnosis of COPD has a significant potential to benefit patients and reduce costs to the health service Perhaps...
Focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — Irish data, diagnosis and management Focus on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — Irish data, diagnosis and management
Prof Anthony O’Regan addresses the complexities of diagnosis and treatment in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a...
Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9-11 November 2017 Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9-11 November 2017
All news reports by Paul Mulholland Emerging trends in occupational health identified Recent changes to the composition of paint and...
Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9 -11 November 2017, Limerick Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 9 -11 November 2017, Limerick
Paul Mulholland previews the highlights and speakers of the upcoming 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Thoracic Society The...
ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018 ITS – GSK – BTS Travel Bursary Recipients 2018
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Irish Thoracic Society – GSK – British Thoracic Society Travel...
Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020 Irish Thoracic Society Research Grant in Respiratory Medicine 2018 – 2020
Professor Fergal O’Gara, BIOMERIT Research Centre, School of Microbiology, University College Cork, is the recipient of the Irish Thoracic Society...
Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018 Irish Thoracic Society Launches Respiratory Health of the Nation 2018
THE IRISH THORACIC SOCIETY IS TODAY CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL RESPIRATORY TASKFORCE TO ADDRESS THE RISING TIDE...

Diagnosis and management of COPD in 2019

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This article reviews the diagnosis, classification and treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) based on the 2019 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines. The content identifies the key features of COPD recognition and diagnosis and recommends an approach to the management of COPD which considers treatable traits, as well…

Chronic cough – 2019 ERS update

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The European Respiratory Society (ERS) has published new guidelines on the assessment of chronic cough. The purpose of the guidelines is to improve diagnostic accuracy and promote evidence-based therapy for both adult and paediatric populations Most recent guidelines define the duration of chronic cough to be eight weeks in adults and four in children, however,…

Asthma Society launches new Action Plan

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The Asthma Society of Ireland recently launched their newly updated asthma E-Learning programme and new ‘Asthma Action Plan’. The E-Learning programme, ‘Care of Adults and Children with Asthma E-Learning Education Programme’ will help healthcare professionals increase their knowledge in asthma care, while the Asthma Action Plan will allow patients and healthcare professionals to work together…

Cause and effect in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease