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FINCHANNEL.com - New advance in COPD maintenance treatment, Spiolto Respimat, approved in first European countries

From finchannel.com

The FINANCIAL — Boehringer Ingelheim on July 2 announced regulatory authority approvals for Spiolto Respimat (tiotropium/olodaterol) in first European countries. Spiolto Respimat is a once-daily maintenance treatment to relieve symptoms in adult patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Approvals of the treatment in other European countries are expected to…

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9 COPD Warning Signs You Could Be Ignoring

From msn.com

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 12 million Americans are living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease that causes breathing difficulties and can turn fatal. Another 12 million people may have COPD but don't even know it. Why are Americans…

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FDA Approves New Drug to Treat COPD

From healthline.com

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication, Stiolto Respimat, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The medication, developed by Boehringer Ingelheim, combines two different existing COPD drugs with complementary effects into a once-a-day inhaler. In people with COPD, the airways have become narrowed, damaged…

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The Best COPD Blogs of the Year

From healthline.com

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a government-funded organization dedicated to research and public information on diseases like COPD. The COPD page from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute covers comprehensive facts about the condition, as well as tips for getting diagnosed.

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Could MRI Improve Quality of Life for COPD Patients?

From healthline.com

Most patients think in terms of dollar signs and insurance coverage if their healthcare provider mentions an MRI. But for those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a magnetic resonance imaging test could be a gift from medical heaven.

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Fighting for Breath With COPD

From everydayhealth.com

For people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), simple day-to-day tasks can be tremendous physical and emotional challenges. "Tying your shoes or putting on pants can make some people breathless," says Michael Machuzak, MD, associate staff member in the department of pulmonary, allergy and critical care medicine at the Cleveland…

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I'm Stuffed Up - What Should I Do?

From copdfoundation.org

Dear COPD Coach, I have a real problem bringing up mucous. The worst time seems to be in the morning. I have a couple questions: Is this common with COPD and what is the best way to get rid of the mucous?

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4 Surprising Ways to Ease COPD

From everydayhealth.com

When Claudia Deyton first started playing the harmonica, she couldn't manage three notes because of the breathing difficulties caused by her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). "I couldn't breathe from one note to the other," says the 72-year-old from Austin, Texas. Now she can play any of her favorite old…

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COPD Unaware: The Shocking Truth About COPD in the United States

From 1stclassmed.com

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone. By 2020, the Centers for Disease Control predicted COPD will be the 3 rd leading cause of death behind cancer and heart disease. Despite the valiant efforts of various COPD foundations and organizations to…

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