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  1. Potential new treatment combats COPD and other lung diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that FPS-ZM1, an antagonist chemical compound that fights RAGE , may treat COPD New research published online in The FASEB Journal reveals a potential drug to combat the life-threatening effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Specifically, the study investigated the efficacy of a receptor for advanced glycan end-products -specific antagonist chemical compound, FPS-ZM1, in mice, and found that this compound reverses the inflammatory response and has a protective role in COPD.

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  2. Inhalers for COPD: What Types Are There?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Medical News Today

    ... are progressive with the disease worsening as time passes. Common issues with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) include coughing up large amounts of mucus, shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, and other upper respiratory ...

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  3. COPD treatment with two types of bronchodilatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A: Bronchodilators commonly are prescribed for people with COPD. Bronchodilators relax the muscles around your airways so that you can breathe better.

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  4. COPD and Pneumonia: What's the Connection?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Understanding the link between the two conditions ensures prompt treatment. Left untreated, pneumonia is more likely to be fatal, especially for people with COPD.

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  5. Why These Lingerie Photos of Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner Are So Un-CoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Shape

    ... my grandmother from the once-glamorous habit. The cause was Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, otherwise known as COPD, the umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory ...

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  6. AUSTIN, Sandra A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Dayton Daily News

    ... er Funeral Home, Huber Heights Chapel, 5844 Old Troy Pike. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to or COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL. 33134 in Sandra's memory.

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  7. What is the Pathophysiology of COPD?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly referred to as COPD, is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. It is a progressive condition, meaning that it gets worse over time.

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  8. Diet Tips for COPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Medical News Today

    ... processes, including breathing, require energy. The body gets this energy from food, water, and oxygen. People with COPD are advised to follow a healthful diet because: When a person has COPD, breathing takes more effort and energy. As a result, ...

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  9. 10Investigates: Prescription Prices Explained Read Story Michael CroweRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... were quoted a cash price ranging anywhere from $298 to $328. That $30 difference adds up to $360 over one year. Or, for COPD-treatment Advair Diskus, we were quoted prices anywhere from $385 up to $436. That $51 difference ends up being $612 more ...

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  10. COPD Risks 2017: Science Can Predict Your Odds Of Developing Deadly Lung DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Medical Daily

    ... upon their degree of genetic risk and found that people in the highest level were 3.7 times more likely to develop COPD than those at the lowest risk level. When coupled with the risk that smoking cigarettes adds, "this could mean that 72 of 100 ...

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  11. Unraveling the Multiple Facets of COPD to Optimize its Treatment and Outcomes: Infiniti ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Business Wire

    Epidemiologic studies show that COPD is a major health problem in Europe, but it is unfathomable to get the exact figures of COPD prevalence in the region. Some well-designed studies have estimated the rate of COPD in Europe to be between 4-10% in adults.

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  12. Key Facts and Common Myths About COPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Medical News Today

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a progressive disease marked by a person's inability to empty air out of their lungs, which makes it difficult for them to breathe. 1. According to the World Health Organization , about 3 million people worldwide died from COPD in 2015, which accounts for 5 percent of all the deaths that year.

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  13. Improved Treatment for COPD Coming, Says Harvard ScientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | NCWTV.com

    ... on line 7 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) takes an enormous toll in human suffering and medical costs. More than 30 million Americans struggle from frequent coughing, increased breathlessness, wheezing, and the other symptoms of the ...

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  14. GOLD 2017 Report Released with New Recommendations on Assessing COPD, ...Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Newswise

    Jan. 30, 2017a' The Global Initiative for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease has published its 2017 report online, ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The report, which represents the third revision of the initial GOLD document published in 2001, includes new recommendations for assessing COPD, strategies for escalation and de-escalation of therapies, a discussion of nonpharmacologic therapies and a section on COPD and common comorbidities.

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  15. Guest Column: Diagnosing seniors' breathing conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... the major breathing disorders that can develop in seniors. These disorders are chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, obstructive sleep apnea, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary thromboembolism and aspiration. COPD involves difficulty in ...

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  16. AstraZeneca nabs six months' pediatric exclusivity in U.S. for asthma med SymbicortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    ... was approved in July 2006 to treat asthma in patients at least 12 years old. It is also indicated for the treatment of COPD in adults.

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  17. Life sciences startup receives significant funding for developing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | PR Newswire

    BioCrossroads Indiana Seed Fund II, BioMotiv and IU's Innovate Indiana lead investment in Indiana University School of Medicine technology /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, more than 25 million people in the U.S. suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder , a life threatening disease that interferes with normal breathing. Although 80 percent of people who die from COPD are former smokers, approximately 3 percent have a genetic disorder .

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  18. Ask the Expert: I have COPD. What is it and are there things I can do to help myself?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Linda Cammaroto, OTR/L is an occupational therapist with more than 30 years experience and a clinical background in the management of older adults. She works with an interdisciplinary team at the Homestead Rehabilitation and Health Care Center to educate patients with COPD on body mechanics, energy conservation techniques, safety and fall prevention, relaxation, management of anxiety and panic attacks, and breathing techniques.

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  19. Self-treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | BioMed Central

    Self-treatment of acute exacerbations of COPD with antibiotics and/or oral corticosteroids has emerged as a promising strategy to reduce hospitalization rates, mortality and health costs. However, for reasons little understood, the effect of self-treatment, particularly when not part of comprehensive self-management programs, remains unclear.

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  20. Budesonide Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 - 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | SBWire

    ... and rectal. The inhaled form is used in long-term management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pulmicort respules is meant only for inhalation by compressed air-driven jet nebulizer. Budesonide is used to avert difficulty ...

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