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COPD More Common in Rural than Urban America says CDC - American Council on Science and Health



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COPD More Common in Rural than Urban America says CDC 
American Council on Science and Health
We often tend to think of rural environments as being less polluted than our cities ? fewer cars, less air pollution, etc. Thus we might expect folks living in rural areas to have fewer lung-related ailments. But a recent report from the CDC suggests ...

 


EU Panel Backs Two Triple Combo Drugs for COPD Maintenance - Medscape



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EU Panel Backs Two Triple Combo Drugs for COPD Maintenance 
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The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting marketing authorization for two triple-drug combination inhaled medicines for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). CHF ...

 


Novartis' Ultibro Breezhaler reduces lung hyperinflation in COPD ... - PharmaTimes



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Novartis' Ultibro Breezhaler reduces lung hyperinflation in COPD ... 
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Treatment with Novartis' Ultibro Breezhaler significantly boosted lung and cardiac function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with lung hyperinflation, trial findings show. - News - PharmaTimes.
Ultibro Breezhaler Aided COPD Patients with Lung Hyperinflation in ... COPD News Today
Combo LABA/LAMA Therapy Improves Cardiac Function in COPD ... Monthly Prescribing Reference
Novartis announces CLAIM study for COPD - BioSpectrum India BSI bureau (press release)

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They're not alone: Pulmonary disease patients find comfort through support group - Hawaii Tribune Herald



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They're not alone: Pulmonary disease patients find comfort through support group 
Hawaii Tribune Herald
Hilo Medical Center defines COPD as ?an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases characterized by increasing breathlessness, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and asthma.? ?It's a scary thing to be without breath,? Thompson said ...

 


Azithromycin: A New Treatment Hope for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? - Medscape



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Azithromycin: A New Treatment Hope for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? 
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive lung disorder of unknown etiology for which there is no effective therapy. Its course tends to be associated with acute exacerbations, each of which carries a very high risk for mortality. Such ...

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Study: COPD robot improves medication adherence, but no effect on admissions - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com



Study: COPD robot improves medication adherence, but no effect on admissions 
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) patients who were given a socially assistive robot after a hospitalization were more likely to adhere to their medications and complete their rehabilitation exercises, according to a new study in JMIR. The ...

 


Robots may help patients with lung disease stick to treatment - CNET



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Robots may help patients with lung disease stick to treatment 
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COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is primarily treated through medication and behavioral changes such as exercising and giving up smoking, according to the study, but only around 50 percent of patients adhere to their medication. The ...

 


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Treatment - News Medical - News-Medical.net



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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Treatment - News Medical 
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This article describes Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, including associated conditions, causes and methods of treating the disease.
Study reveals Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease may have ... The Daily Iowan
Sweet pills for better breathing Telangana Today

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Incidence and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a Korean community-based cohort - Dove Medical Press



Incidence and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a Korean community-based cohort 
Dove Medical Press
Results: In total, 329 new COPD cases were diagnosed during follow-up. The overall crude incidence rate per 100,000 person-years was 1,447. The standardized incidence rate corrected for the Korean general population was 1,550; this value was higher in ...

 


Respiratory disease patients with arthritis struggle to use complex inhalers - News-Medical.net



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Respiratory disease patients with arthritis struggle to use complex inhalers 
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Medical professionals should check that patients with respiratory diseases and rheumatoid arthritis can use their inhalers properly to reduce the risk of them being unable to take their medicines say the scientists from the University of Bath's ...

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