Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease News

Tiotropium for Mild to Moderate COPD - Medscape



Medscape
 
Tiotropium for Mild to Moderate COPD 
Medscape
Worldwide, about 1 in 10 adults have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Although 70% of cases are mild to moderate in severity, we know little about treatment efficacy for mild disease. Most major, randomized COPD inhaler trials enrolled ...
Amedisys Launches New Clinical Program for COPD Care Home Health Care News
2017 AARC Congress: Focus on COPD DOTmed.com
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Market 2017 Accrues Vivaciously By 2022 Digital Journal

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Lung disease treatment: THIS popular fruit is linked to cure for deadly COPD - Express.co.uk



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Lung disease treatment: THIS popular fruit is linked to cure for deadly COPD 
Express.co.uk
In a study by the National University of Singapore, scientists found that a polyphenol called isorhapontigenin can suppress the lung inflammation that COPD triggers. Currently there is a lack of an effective way to halt the progression of inflammation ...

 


Gala to recognize cancer survivors - Valdosta Daily Times



Gala to recognize cancer survivors 
Valdosta Daily Times
Now, she receives lung injections every two weeks for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, which is lung disease with chronic obstruction of lung airflow. Yet, all of those health issues haven't stopped King. ?I'm still kicking,? King said, light ...

 


$1.2m study to improve patient care for asthma and COPD - The Straits Times



$1.2m study to improve patient care for asthma and COPD 
The Straits Times
A three-year local study, which aims to improve the care of Singapore's asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, started on Monday. The $1.2 million study aims to create a database for research into respiratory diseases by ...

 


Hope for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress



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Hope for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - Medical Xpress 
Medical Xpress
NUS pharmaceutical scientists have discovered that a naturally-derived compound is a potential drug candidate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...
Grapes may offer drug treatment for COPD - Futurity Futurity: Research News

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Amedisys Unveils Program for Its 60,000 COPD Patients Nasdaq ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Amedisys Unveils Program for Its 60,000 COPD Patients Nasdaq ... 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In keeping with its growing efforts to tackle the most serious chronic illnesses, Amedisys Inc., ...

 


Liz Dawn's Husband Reveals The 'Coronation Street' Star's Heartbreaking Final Words - HuffPost UK



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Liz Dawn's Husband Reveals The 'Coronation Street' Star's Heartbreaking Final Words 
HuffPost UK
Liz Dawn and husband Don Ibbetson, photographed in 1982. Liz, who played Vera in the ITV soap for 34 years, was diagnosed with the lung disease emphysema in 2001 and had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She was written ...

 


Stem Cell Therapy Could Treat COPD Lung Damage - ReliaWire



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Stem Cell Therapy Could Treat COPD Lung Damage 
ReliaWire
COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a severe respiratory condition largely linked with cigarette smoking. In patients with the condition, the gradual stiffening of tissue and loss of fine structure leads to a drop in the overall volume of ...

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New BI documentary shines light on incurable lung disease ... - Danbury News Times



Danbury News Times
 
New BI documentary shines light on incurable lung disease ... 
Danbury News Times
Mary from Hermansville, Michigan, right, talks with her pulmonologist Dr. Tafoya about her COPD during the filming of the documentary "Clear the Air: Opening ...

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8 Lifestyle Changes to Ease the Effects of Lung Disease - Observer



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8 Lifestyle Changes to Ease the Effects of Lung Disease 
Observer
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a number of lung diseases that can lead to severe disability, and even death. The condition includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, severe asthma, or a combination of these conditions.