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Saturday | Medical News Today

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: Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Depression, Providence, RI

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 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: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Mon Jul 07, 2014

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: Medicine, Health, Startups, Theravance, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Bronchitis

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: Understanding COPD facts

Dear Dr. Roach: Please help me to understand what COPD means. -- S. Dr. Roach: "COPD" stands for "chronic obstructive pulmonary disease."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chronic Bronchitis, Smoking, Genetics

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

COPD Foundation Releases Groundbreaking COPE Survey Results: Low...

Editor at Biotech Week -- Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may need more education and better dialogue with their physicians to effectively manage the progressive respiratory condition and potentially life-threatening complications known as exacerbations , according to key findings from the new, two-part national COPE Survey ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dr. Roach: For high cholesterol, statins still the ticket

Dear Dr. Roach : Last year, I told my doctor that I no longer wanted to take a statin drug.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Arthritis, Tricor, Fenofibrate (generic), Smoking

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Weekend

The Deadly Disease Black Men Aren't Talking Enough About

An estimated 5 percent of the world's population has COPD and in the U.S., COPD is the third leading cause of death after cancer and heart disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, African-American, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Lung Cancer

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Clinic to host Lung Health Day on Saturday; event will include information, testing

In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of maintaining lung health, the Cleveland Clinic is hosting a community event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at Glickman Lobby at the Clinic's main campus.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, East Cleveland, OH, Medicine, Health, Cuyahoga County, OH

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Asmacure Announces Top-Line Clinical Results for ASM-024 DPI in Ph 1/2a Trial

The data comes from Asmacure's recently completed Phase 1 single-ascending dose study in healthy volunteers and a Phase 2a safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic study utilizing the dry powder for inhalation formulation of ASM-024 in 15 patients with moderate asthma.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

COPD Foundation Releases Groundbreaking COPE Survey Results: Low...

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may need more education and better dialogue with their physicians to effectively manage the progressive respiratory condition and potentially life-threatening complications known as exacerbations , according to key findings from the new, two-part national COPE Survey initiative released today by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Business Wire

COPD Foundation Releases Groundbreaking COPE Survey Results: Low...

While COPD exacerbations are a leading cause of hospitalization in the United States, nearly two-thirds of COPD patients surveyed admitted to not knowing much about them, and an additional 16 percent did not know what an exacerbation was at all.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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