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Coverage from the

American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2018 International Conference

May 18 - 23, 2018; San Diego, California

May 18 - 23, 2018 San Diego, California

Conference News

Popular News from ATS 2017

  • Pneumonia Treatment Failure Rates High Pneumonia Treatment Failure Rates High A study of more than 250,000 patients shows that antibiotic prescribing choices for community-acquired pneumonia are missing the mark.
  • New Drug Eases Chronic Cough New Drug Eases Chronic Cough A P2X3 inhibitor is showing promise for people with refractory chronic cough, who have few options, but not everyone can tolerate it, according to a phase 2b study.
  • Physicians Depart From Conference to Rally on Capitol Hill Physicians Depart From Conference to Rally on Capitol Hill Nearly 500 members of the American Thoracic Society joined the Lab Coats for Lungs rally in Washington with a message: budget cuts to science hurt patients.

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    Presentation: Complicated pulmonary sarcoidosis
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