Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Daily Mirror
E-cigarette smokers ARE at risk of serious lung damageis the first of its kind, shows that chemicals found in the e-cig vapour have b
E-cigarette smokers ARE at risk of serious lung damage
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
is the first of its kind, shows that chemicals found in the e-cig vapour have been known to lead to conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Dr Andrew Higham from The University of Manchester says it contains formaldehyde and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
E-cigarettes CAN cause lung damage, warn Manchester scientistsis the first of its kind, shows that chemicals found in the e-cig vapour have b
E-cigarettes CAN cause lung damage, warn Manchester scientists
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 hours ago
is the first of its kind, shows that chemicals found in the e-cig vapour have been known to lead to conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Dr Andrew Higham from The University of Manchester says it contains formaldehyde and... Read more
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The Northern View
Video and story: Why we Relay, the cancer gene and Christa Scotthad a persistent cough that she couldn’t shake, even when she was living in Ont
Video and story: Why we Relay, the cancer gene and Christa Scott
The Northern View / Posted 6 hours ago
had a persistent cough that she couldn’t shake, even when she was living in Ontario. In September, Judy was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The doctors also gave her a PET scan and found out she had cancer in her lymph... Read more
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Juneau Empire
'Kay was the best, she was the model to emulate'me,” he said. “But I got a nice card from her that said, ‘Thanks for your kind
'Kay was the best, she was the model to emulate'
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 hours ago
me,” he said. “But I got a nice card from her that said, ‘Thanks for your kind donation.’ I still have it.” Diebels had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and died from complications with pneumonia, her daughter said. Paramore said her mother... Read more
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The Financial Express
Glenmark launches digital dose inhaler for asthma patientsGlenmark Pharmaceuticals today launched ‘Digihaler’, the country’s first digita
Glenmark launches digital dose inhaler for asthma patients
The Financial Express / Posted 7 hours ago
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today launched ‘Digihaler’, the country’s first digital dose inhaler (DDI), for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. (Reuters) Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today launched ‘Digihaler’, the country’s... Read more
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Newsmax
1 in 4 Heart Attack Survivors Develop Heart Failure Within 4 Yearsconditions associated with a higher risk of heart failure after a first heart a
1 in 4 Heart Attack Survivors Develop Heart Failure Within 4 Years
Newsmax / Posted 7 hours ago
conditions associated with a higher risk of heart failure after a first heart attack included: peripheral arterial disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), high blood pressure, and a type of heart attack known as STEMI (ST elevation... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study explores incidence of heart failure following myocardial infarctiondiabetes (44% increased risk), atrial fibrillation (63% increased risk), periph
Study explores incidence of heart failure following myocardial infarction
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
diabetes (44% increased risk), atrial fibrillation (63% increased risk), peripheral arterial disease (38% increased risk), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (28% increased risk), ST elevation myocardial infarction at presentation (21% increased... Read more
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Newsmax
COPD Drug Successful in Large Trialacross the town of Salford, showed it was superior in reducing attacks of serio
COPD Drug Successful in Large Trial
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
across the town of Salford, showed it was superior in reducing attacks of serious breathing difficulties in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). There was a statistically significant reduction of 8.4 percent in the rate of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
GSK lung drug succeeds in big UK study, after earlier missacross the town of Salford, showed it was superior in reducing attacks of serio
GSK lung drug succeeds in big UK study, after earlier miss
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
across the town of Salford, showed it was superior in reducing attacks of serious breathing difficulties in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). There was a statistically significant reduction of 8.4 percent in the rate of... Read more
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Market Watch
GlaxoSmithKline lung study shows positive resultsLONDON--GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Tuesday said the Salford lung study for ch
GlaxoSmithKline lung study shows positive results
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
LONDON--GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Tuesday said the Salford lung study for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, in collaboration with Innoviva Inc. INVA, -1.26% has had positive headline results. The FTSE-100 healthcare company said the study... Read more
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dna
New study reveals one-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin workto return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a
New study reveals one-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin work
dna / Posted 2 days ago
to return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. He concluded that removal from the labour market and dependence... Read more
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Business Standard India
A third of heart patients don't resume workreturn to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than seven days, or had
A third of heart patients don't resume work
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than seven days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. For the study, the team included 11,880 heart failure patients... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
One-third of patients hospitalised with heart failure do not return to workto return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a
One-third of patients hospitalised with heart failure do not return to work
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
to return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. Dr Roerth said: "It's important to highlight that our findings... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New, easy-to-use method for rapid testing of neutrophil chemotaxistesting neutrophil chemotaxis to both purified chemoattractant (i.e. fMLP) and
New, easy-to-use method for rapid testing of neutrophil chemotaxis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
testing neutrophil chemotaxis to both purified chemoattractant (i.e. fMLP) and clinical samples (sputum from patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This report appears in a forthcoming issue of the journal TECHNOLOGY. "The... Read more
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New Kerala
A third of heart patients don't resume work: newkerala.com #67372return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than seven days, or had
A third of heart patients don't resume work: newkerala.com #67372
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than seven days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. For the study, the team included 11,880 heart failure patients... Read more
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New Kerala
One-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin work - newkerala.com #67337to return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a
One-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin work - newkerala.com #67337
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
to return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. He concluded that removal from the labour market and dependence... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
One-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin workto return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a
One-third of heart failure patients don't rejoin work
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
to return to work if they had stayed in hospital for more than 7 days, or had a history of stroke, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or cancer. He concluded that removal from the labour market and dependence... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Wheeling Hospital Seeking to Reduce Readmissionsproject, funded by a $10.4 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medic
Wheeling Hospital Seeking to Reduce Readmissions
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
project, funded by a $10.4 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, focused on patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute myocardial infarctions and heart failure. The model was implemented in 2012 at... Read more
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Philly.com
Medical Mystery: A heart attack that wasn'tdepartment. I saw that her electrocardiogram and evaluation were consistent wit
Medical Mystery: A heart attack that wasn't
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
department. I saw that her electrocardiogram and evaluation were consistent with a heart attack. She has severe COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and needs supplemental oxygen. In addition, she has hypertension, depression and... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Redwood Coast PACE helps seniors stay healthy, independentbeen a positive thing,” he said. A year ago, Debbie Culbreth’s life was quite
Redwood Coast PACE helps seniors stay healthy, independent
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
been a positive thing,” he said. A year ago, Debbie Culbreth’s life was quite different than it is today. Suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and reliant on supplemental oxygen to survive, the McKinleyville woman had become... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'I made a terrible mistake,' Sudbury man saysmistake." "How is your health?" asked Glaude. "Better," replied the Chelmsfor
'I made a terrible mistake,' Sudbury man says
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
mistake." "How is your health?" asked Glaude. "Better," replied the Chelmsford man. "I don't have cancer. I have COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)." Glaude issued a $750 fine, the penalty having been suggested in a joint submission... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Air purifiers aren't for everyoneResearch. But health experts say the machines are mostly unnecessary unless a
Air purifiers aren't for everyone
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Research. But health experts say the machines are mostly unnecessary unless a person has a lung condition like asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They advise homeowners to take other steps to clear the air before investing in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Cruise's mother seen in public for the first time in SEVEN YEARSappeared happy to spend time with her family members Cruise's step-father Sout
Tom Cruise's mother seen in public for the first time in SEVEN YEARS
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
appeared happy to spend time with her family members Cruise's step-father South, 89, died in July, after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Neither Cruise nor his mother attended the 89-year-old's funeral, which was held at... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Cause of ‘nauseating stench’ in Hainault identifiedpublic sewers around Brocket Way and Latchford Place, Hainault. Kay Shadrack,
Cause of ‘nauseating stench’ in Hainault identified
Ilford Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
public sewers around Brocket Way and Latchford Place, Hainault. Kay Shadrack, 67, of Brocket Way, who suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a chronic lung condition – called the situation dangerous. “I know people use... Read more
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PhysOrg
An all-on-chip method for testing neutrophil chemotaxistesting neutrophil chemotaxis to both purified chemoattractant (i.e. fMLP) and
An all-on-chip method for testing neutrophil chemotaxis
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
testing neutrophil chemotaxis to both purified chemoattractant (i.e. fMLP) and clinical samples (sputum from patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This report appears in a forthcoming issue of the journal Technology. "The... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Sale of 10 pack cigarettes and menthols to be banned under tough new lawspreventable early death, and 100,000 people in the UK die every year from smoki
Sale of 10 pack cigarettes and menthols to be banned under tough new laws
Wakefield Today / Posted 5 days ago
preventable early death, and 100,000 people in the UK die every year from smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Every year in the UK around 200,000 children start smoking – enough to fill... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Cigarette packets to feature grotesque images from todaynew figures revealed Cumbria has around 12,000 people living with smoking relat
Cigarette packets to feature grotesque images from today
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
new figures revealed Cumbria has around 12,000 people living with smoking related lung disease, including lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. There were 838 deaths attributed to COPD alone across the county between 2012 and... Read more
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York Daily Record
GoFundMe set up for trailer fire victimsfor -— birds have built nests in the spaces between her ceiling and roof, she s
GoFundMe set up for trailer fire victims
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
for -— birds have built nests in the spaces between her ceiling and roof, she said. Pyle said she suffers from COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, characterized by shortness of breath and coughing, a condition she contracted from... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Simple sarcopenia screening method could easily diagnose severity of heart diseaseat any medical institution. It is expected to spread widely as society ages in
Simple sarcopenia screening method could easily diagnose severity of heart disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
at any medical institution. It is expected to spread widely as society ages in patients with heart disease and muscle wasting diseases such as chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Kumamoto Unive... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Asthma overdiagnosed in estimated 30 percent of Canadians: Studymany adults simply don’t realize they have asthma. Continue reading… Childhood
Asthma overdiagnosed in estimated 30 percent of Canadians: Study
Bel Marra Health / Posted 6 days ago
many adults simply don’t realize they have asthma. Continue reading… Childhood asthma is associated with a higher risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) later on in life. The researchers found those with the weakest lung function are... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
COPD symptoms seen in smokers even without diagnosisChronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms are seen in smokers even
COPD symptoms seen in smokers even without diagnosis
Bel Marra Health / Posted 6 days ago
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) symptoms are seen in smokers even before they are diagnosed with the condition. Symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath, coughing, difficulty exercising, and a history of asthma. COPD is noted as the... Read more
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Gazette News
Colchester poet has work viewed by millions...including hip-hop legend Snoop Doggin his teenage years to cope with his father John's battle with dementia and hi
Colchester poet has work viewed by millions...including hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
in his teenage years to cope with his father John's battle with dementia and his mother Carol's death from lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. After he began to share his work online on Facebook, the poems were shared by pages... Read more
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Business Wire
Celgene Announces Presentations of Investigational Studies in Solid Tumor and Blood Cancers at ASCO 2016febrile neutropenia (6%) Serious adverse events reported in ≥2 patients treate
Celgene Announces Presentations of Investigational Studies in Solid Tumor and Blood Cancers at ASCO 2016
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
febrile neutropenia (6%) Serious adverse events reported in ≥2 patients treated with REVLIMID monotherapy for MCL included chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, clostridium difficile colitis, sepsis, basal cell carcinoma, and supraventricular... Read more
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MLive.com
New standards put in place to prevent Legionella after Flint outbreakheadaches. Residents more susceptible to Legionnaires' Disease include those 5
New standards put in place to prevent Legionella after Flint outbreak
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
headaches. Residents more susceptible to Legionnaires' Disease include those 50 years old and above, as well as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a weakened immune system, and current or former smokers. Anyone who believes they may... Read more
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The Hindu
A box that ‘reconditions’ donor lungsin St. Louis. Michele Coleman, 63, credits ‘the box’ with saving her life. A f
A box that ‘reconditions’ donor lungs
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
in St. Louis. Michele Coleman, 63, credits ‘the box’ with saving her life. A former smoker, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment with no cure. Last year, Ms. Coleman’s doctors asked if she wanted to... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
High marks: Dickinson County Memorial Hospital recognized with awardsTreatment of heart attack, a category it has excelled in since 2010; - Treatme
High marks: Dickinson County Memorial Hospital recognized with awards
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Treatment of heart attack, a category it has excelled in since 2010; - Treatment of heart failure; - Treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; - Treatment of pneumonia, a second straight year of recognition; - Treatment of... Read more
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FOX News
Tai chi can help build strength, relieve painthat looked at the effects of tai chi among people with four chronic conditions
Tai chi can help build strength, relieve pain
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
that looked at the effects of tai chi among people with four chronic conditions: cancer, heart failure, osteoarthritis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of lung disorders that make breathing difficult. Some of them also had... Read more
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FOX News
How stem cell therapy may help treat COPDover the past decade she has also developed a condition that causes severe shor
How stem cell therapy may help treat COPD
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
over the past decade she has also developed a condition that causes severe shortness of breath and chest tightness. Called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the lung ailment has forced 54-year-old Calick to use steroids and a rescue... Read more
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FOX News
US trial tests machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside bodyon this... Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A form
US trial tests machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside body
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
on this... Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A former smoker, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment with no cure. "You don't want to, but you kind of lose hope because... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Comprehensive outlook of COPD care in the U.S.Fifteen million: That's the number of adults in the United States affected by c
Comprehensive outlook of COPD care in the U.S.
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Fifteen million: That's the number of adults in the United States affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. In fact, it's the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Increasing the transplant donor pool by fixing lungs outside of the...well controlled environment." Michele Coleman credits the box with saving her l
Increasing the transplant donor pool by fixing lungs outside of the...
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
well controlled environment." Michele Coleman credits the box with saving her life. An ex smoker, she was diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD, a lung disease with no cure SOUNDBITE (English) MICHELE COLEMAN, LUNG... Read more
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The Financial Express
US trial test machine that ‘reconditions’ lungs outside bodyUse Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits ‘the box’ with saving her life. A for
US trial test machine that ‘reconditions’ lungs outside body
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
Use Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits ‘the box’ with saving her life. A former smoker, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment with no cure. “You don’t want to, but you kind of lose hope because... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U.S. trial test machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside bodyUse Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A for
U.S. trial test machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside body
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Use Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A former smoker, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment with no cure. "You don't want to, but you kind of lose hope because... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US trial test machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside bodyUse Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A for
US trial test machine that 'reconditions' lungs outside body
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
Use Device. Michele Coleman, 63, credits 'the box' with saving her life. A former smoker, she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung ailment with no cure. “You don’t want to, but you kind of lose hope because... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
COPD symptoms common in current, former smokers without diagnosis(Reuters Health) - Many current and former smokers who don’t fit the definition
COPD symptoms common in current, former smokers without diagnosis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Many current and former smokers who don’t fit the definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may still have breathing problems seen in patients diagnosed with the disorder, a U.S. study suggests. COPD is usually... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Small-town thinking’ addresses national epidemicsissue in the Philippines. It is a leading cause of cancer and cardiac arrest a
‘Small-town thinking’ addresses national epidemics
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
issue in the Philippines. It is a leading cause of cancer and cardiac arrest as well as lung related illnesses such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, pneumonia, etc. The national cost is tremendous and could be devoted to other medical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study shows half of smokers experience respiratory symptoms similar to COPDA new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that smokers, who woul
Study shows half of smokers experience respiratory symptoms similar to COPD
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that smokers, who wouldn't typically be diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are still showing symptoms consistent with the diagnosis. According to the Centers for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
COPD exacerbations accelerate lung declineIn patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), exacerbations ac
COPD exacerbations accelerate lung decline
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), exacerbations accelerated lung function loss, according to a new study presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference. The effect was particularly prominent in those with mild... Read more
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dna
Implantation of tiny coils could help lung patients live bettercan improve exercise ability and quality of life for lung patients, scientists
Implantation of tiny coils could help lung patients live better
dna / Posted 8 days ago
can improve exercise ability and quality of life for lung patients, scientists say. Patients with emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), experience an over-inflation of the lungs that limits their ability to breathe... Read more
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TribLIVE
UPMC clinical trial offers hope to emphysema suffererstrial at UPMC Montefiore in May 2014. Sciurba said the coils are designed to t
UPMC clinical trial offers hope to emphysema sufferers
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
trial at UPMC Montefiore in May 2014. Sciurba said the coils are designed to treat people with severe emphysema, a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that causes long-term disability and early death. Symptoms include thick and inflamed... Read more
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