Monday, 25 March 2019

World TB Day: article collection

To mark World TB Day (24 March 2019), we have selected a range of articles and books on the theme of TB from European Respiratory Society publications. Click here to access the article collection.

Friday, 22 March 2019

World TB Day: commemorative offer

Sunday 24 March is World TB Day. To mark the event, ERS is offering a €10 discount on all print copies of the ERS Monograph on Tuberculosis ordered before 9 April 2019. Visit to buy your copy.

Friday, 15 March 2019

Thank you to our reviewers

The ERS journals are voluntarily reviewed. We are most grateful for the hard work and dedication of those who reviewed articles in 2018. The complete reviewer lists can be found here: European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory ReviewERJ Open Research and Breathe.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

World Sleep Day: commemorative offer

Saturday 16 March is World Sleep Day. To mark the event, ERS is offering a €10 discount on all print copies of the ERS Monograph on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and the ERS Handbook of Respiratory Sleep Medicine ordered before 26 March 2019. Visit to buy your copy.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

New! Lung Microbiome Monograph - available now

Studying the lung microbiome requires a specialist approach to sampling, laboratory techniques and statistical analysis. The latest ERS Monograph on The Lung Microbiome introduces the techniques used and discusses how respiratory sampling, 16S rRNA gene sequencing, metagenomics and the application of ecological theory can be used to examine the respiratory mircobiome. It examines the different components of the respiratory microbiome, and considers a range of contexts and respiratory diseases. Access the book online here or order your print copy at

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Breathe: March issue available now

The March issue of Breathe is now online. This issue focuses on over- and underdiagnosis and over- and undertreatment of respiratory diseases. It includes reviews on under- and overdiagnosis of COPD across the world and on whether a strategy of aggressive management of solitary pulmonary nodules pays off. Read the introductory editorial from Chief Editor Claudia Dobler here to find out more or access the full issue at

Friday, 8 March 2019

HCWs in low- and middle-income countries: high prevalance of TB infection

According to a new study published in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ), healthcare workers (HCWs) and students who work in high tuberculosis (TB) incidence settings in low- and middle-income countries remain at increased risk of acquiring latent TB infection. Access the study here or browse the ERJ at

Monday, 4 March 2019

New ERS task force statement: exercise and rehab in chronic PH

An international task force of pulmonary hypertension (PH) has published a new ERS statement in the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ), focusing on exercise training and rehabilitation in patients with severe chronic PH. The task force included a multidisciplinary team from 18 centres in 11 European countries, whose objectives were to summarise current studies, develop strategies for future research and increase availability and awareness of exercise training for PH patients. Read the statement in full here or browse the ERJ at