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COPD and the effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

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Related Topix: Copd, Health, Depression, Providence, RI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BioMed Central

Xuan Bai Cheng Qi formula as an adjuvant treatment of acute...

Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a common cause of morbidity and mortality.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Via Christi pilot program aims to reduce hospital readmissions

Via Christi Health has launched a home-based program designed to help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease stay out of the hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Pacific Business Times

Ventura County to get $4.1M Health Care Innovation Award

The Ventura County Health Care Agency is slated to receive $4.1 million in federal funding to study treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, one of the most common lung conditions in the U.S. The Ventura County Health Care Agency is slated to receive $4.1 million in federal funding to study treatment of chronic obstructive ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ventura County, CA, Medicine

Chico Enterprise-Record

Rock Hall planning Everly Brothers tribute show

This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Health, Medicine

Brandon Sun

Rock Hall plans Everly Brothers tribute show in Oct.; surviving member Don Everly to attend

This July 31, 1964 file photo shows Don Everly and Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers during a performance.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Everly Brothers, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Journal Watch

Early Rehab Doesn't Reduce Readmission Rates in Chronic Respiratory Disease

Progressive rehabilitation soon after hospital admission for chronic respiratory disease did not reduce the readmission rate.

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EurekAlert!

Miriam Hospital study examines effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health, Depression, Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI

Recordpub.com

Coming up At Robinson Memorial

Family members, friends and caregivers are also welcome. July topic: "COPD and Irritants."

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health

B3C

Domainex Reports Success of its Lead Compound in Pre-clinical Model of COPD and Secures A 1. ...

Domainex Ltd , a UK-based drug discovery company developing first-in-class small-molecule inhibitors of two closely-related pro-inflammatory kinases - TBK1 and IKK-epsilon , today announced that its lead compound has demonstrated a more potent effect in a key model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than either roflumulast or a p38 inhibitor.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health

Recordpub.com

Treat COPD with education, communication

This is a frightening A potential reality for an estimated 24 A million Americans with A chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , a progressive and debilitating lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KAUZ

Many obese women face stigma every day

Obese people, particularly those with excess belly fat, may face a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

European Public Health Alliance

Smoking in Austria: It is Time to Act Now

The tobacco epidemic has reached Austria. The prevalence of smoking is still increasing while the habit is imposing an enormous health and economic burden on the country's society.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Heart Disease

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CiteULike

A Genome-Wide Association Study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary...

There is considerable variability in the susceptibility of smokers to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Norway, World News, Biology, Science, Lung Cancer

EurekAlert!

Obesity, large waist size risk factors for COPD

Obesity, especially excessive belly fat, is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , according to an article in CMAJ Excessive belly fat and low physical activity are linked to progression of the disease in people with COPD, but it is not known whether these modifiable factors are linked to new cases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Preventive Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Anoro(R) Ellipta(R) (Umeclidinium/Vilanterol) Gains Approval in Japan for the Treatment of COPD

Anoro is a once-daily combination treatment comprised of two bronchodilators, umeclidinium , a long-acting muscarinic antagonist , and vilanterol , a long-acting beta2 agonist , in a single inhaler, the Ellipta.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health, Startups, Theravance, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Chronic Bronchitis

CiteULike

Predictive score for mortality in patients with COPD exacerbations...

BACKGROUND:Limited information is available about predictors of short-term outcomes in patients with exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease attending an emergency department .

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Anoro Ellipta cleared in Japan

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare approves GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance's Anoro Ellipta for the relief of various symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases in patients who require the concurrent use of a long-acting inhaled muscarinic antagonist and a long-acting inhaled beta2 agonist.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

Philly.com

John Gibbons, 84, Water Dept. inspector, veteran, father

John M. Gibbons Sr., 84, of Roxborough, a Philadelphia Water Department inspector for 33 years, died Friday, June 27, of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Mary Manor, Lansdale.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lansdale, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BioSpace

Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation Submits Applications In Europe For...

For media outside the US, the UK and Canada. Boehringer Ingelheim today announced submission of Marketing Authorisation Applications in 31 European countries for the once-daily fixed-dose combination of tiotropium + olodaterol in the RespimatA Soft Mista Inhaler as a maintenance bronchodilator treatment for patients with chronic obstructive ... (more)

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