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Clinician survey indicates improved attitudes toward COPD treatment

From clinicaladvisor.com

August 03, 2016 Clinician awareness of COPD treatment guidelines has increased since 2007. Clinicians report multiple barriers preventing the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but attitudes toward the therapeutic benefits of medications and pulmonary rehabilitation have improved, according to research published in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases. Barbara P.

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Triple Combination Therapy Shows Promise in COPD; Superior to Symbicort/Turbohaler Therapies - COPD News Today

From copdnewstoday.com

GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva announced positive data from the Phase 3 FULFIL clinical trial evaluating their investigational triple combination therapy with fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/IV) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). FULFIL is a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a daily dose of…

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RPL554 Provides Extra Dilation and Could Help People with COPD

From copdnewstoday.com

Verona Pharma plc. a U.K.-based clinical stage pharmaceutical company, recently announced positive results from a phase 2 clinical trial testing their compound RPL554. According to the company, the therapy provides extra dilation of the passageways into the lungs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) used in combination with…

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New way to predict COPD progression; new treatment may be on the horizon

From sciencedaily.com

New research has found that a process initiated in white blood cells known as neutrophils may lead to worse outcomes for some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The discovery may help identify patients at higher risk for COPD progression, who might also show little benefit from standard treatments.

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How patients with COPD can breathe better

From king5.com

Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have difficulties breathing, so it may seem strange they are finding relief by playing a musical instrument with their breath. Bluesman Colin Dussault is teaching harmonica to COPD patients like Glenn Blair. The students are having fun, but also getting breathing benefits…

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Triple Combination Therapy Shows Promise in COPD; Superior to Symbicort/Turbohaler Therapies - COPD News Today

From copdnewstoday.com

GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva announced positive data from the Phase 3 FULFIL clinical trial evaluating their investigational triple combination therapy with fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/IV) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). FULFIL is a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a daily dose of…

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Triple Combination Therapy Shows Promise in COPD; Superior to Symbicort/Turbohaler Therapies - COPD News Today

From copdnewstoday.com

GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva announced positive data from the Phase 3 FULFIL clinical trial evaluating their investigational triple combination therapy with fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/IV) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). FULFIL is a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a daily dose of…

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COPD symptoms common in current, former smokers without diagnosis

From reuters.com

(Reuters Health) - Many current and former smokers who don't fit the definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may still have breathing problems seen in patients diagnosed with the disorder, a U.S. study suggests. COPD is usually caused by smoking, and symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, excessive phlegm production…

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High chronic kidney disease and COPD risk signaled by high coronary calcium score

From belmarrahealth.com

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Kidney Health | Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 12:30 PM High risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and COPD is signaled by a high coronary calcium score. A study, conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers, examined over 6,000 individuals and followed them up at least once…

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