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The Importance of Monitoring COPD Symptoms - COPD News Today

From copdnewstoday.com

First thing's first: what is COPD? COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, an illness that causes difficulties breathing due to the airways collapsing. This makes it hard for the patient to expel oxygen from their body. According to Dr. Kai-Michael Beeh, smoking cigarettes is the main cause for developing…

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2 months
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Asthma vs. COPD: Differences and Similarities

From medicalnewstoday.com

Coughing, wheezing, and other respiratory symptoms can be frightening, especially when they happen frequently. Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can cause serious respiratory symptoms. Knowing the difference between the two is key to effective treatment. To make a diagnosis, doctors will evaluate a person's symptoms, their medical…

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3 months

What's the Link Between COPD and Heart Failure?

From webmd.com

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD) and heart failure are different conditions. But both can make you short of breath when you do something physical, like exercise, climbing stairs, or walking for a long distance. Breathing problems happen for different reasons with these conditions.

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4 months
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New Recommendations Include Endobronchial Valves to Manage COPD

From copdnewstoday.com

Newly updated chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management recommendations from the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) now include the reduction in bronchoscopic lung volume through the use of endobronchial valves as a treatment option for patients suffering with advanced emphysema and absence of collateral ventilation.

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6 months

PMD Healthcare Supports COPD Awareness Month and the COPD Foundations' #GoOrange Campaign

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7 months
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COPD May Be Avoided Among Smokers By Eating More Fruits, Vegetables

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Smokers and ex-smokers may significantly reduce their risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD) by eating more fruit and vegetables, according to new research. The study, which only included men, found that each additional serving of fruit or vegetables reduced their risk by 4 to 8 percent.

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3 months
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Science Can Predict Your Odds Of Developing COPD

From medicaldaily.com

Scientists may soon be able to predict whether you will develop a disease that is the third deadliest in the world. A study in Nature Genetics explains that an international team of researchers pored through data from tens of thousands of people to identify dozens of genes that put you…

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4 months
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New Cystic-fibrosis and COPD Mouse Model May Lead to Treatments

From cysticfibrosisnewstoday.com

A mouse model that reproduces the human symptoms of cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) gives scientists a new way to study, and perhaps develop treatments for, the diseases, according to new research. Researchers at Kumamoto University in Japan developed the model, then tested it to see…

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4 months
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COPD With Pulmonary Hypertension

From pulmonaryhypertensionnews.com

Read about the development of COPD with pulmonary hypertension as well as the difficulties of diagnosing and treating the two diseases together.

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6 months
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8 Ways to Manage COPD in the Winter - Health Answers

From everydayhealth.com

By John Walsh, Special to Everyday Health Do your chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) flare-ups seem to worsen and become more frequent in the winter months? It's not your imagination. Researchers who studied 7,000 people with COPD for one year found that COPD-related exacerbations occur twice as often in winter…

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7 months
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