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Don't Be Scared of This COPD Test
Understanding how severe a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) flare up may be can help lead to better treatment. A free and simple test is doing just that for doctors and COPD sufferers.
A New Safe and Effective COPD Treatment
There is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) but there are new treatments. A new once daily treatment shows promise in improving lung function in COPD sufferers.
Emphysema Gets the CSI Treatment
Sometimes researchers act like detectives when it comes to diseases. By exploring the “crime scene” of emphysema, a new study gets to the root of the disease.
Blood Pressure Medicine Fighting COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ) is a lifelong ailment. Recent discoveries from unlikely places, like blood pressure medicine, may make living with COPD much easier.
COPD - The Blue-Collar Disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder ( COPD ) affects nearly 12 million Americans, according to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute ( NHLBI ), but there is still much to know about the disease. With COPD rates on the rise, the need to understand COPD is greater than ever.
'Tis the Season for Allergies
It's the holidays and that means lots of families, food and cheer. It can also be a stressful time for people with allergies. Decorations, food, pets and even trees can trigger allergies, asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
COPD Treatment a Clinical Trial Success
Patients with moderate-to-severe COPD may have a new treatment option on the way. A new drug has been generating positive results in clinical trials and could improve lung function and ease symptoms.
Factors to Consider in COPD Patients
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is made up of several diseases that affect the lungs. A new study shows what role a disease associated with COPD plays in the health of patients.
Know Enough About COPD?
You can call it Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD but no matter, it's a true killer. While COPD's profile has risen recently, a new study says not enough people know the risks or symptoms of COPD.
Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis Linked to COPD
Two of the world's biggest killers are linked and new ways are needed to combat them. New research shows early detection of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can lead to better diagnosis of lung cancer.