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Biomarkers for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Apr 2012 12:00am I tend to think of "exotic" biomarkers as relevant mainly for the screening and diagnosis of malignant neoplasms. However, a recent note in Dr. Mark Pool's Daily Sign Out blog caused be to think somewhat differently about this category of lab tests (see: Biomarkers in COPD ). Here's a excerpt from it: Chronic obstructive lung disea ... Read on »
COPD Foundation Announces Launch of COPD Biomarkers Qualification Consortium by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 18 Nov 2010 2:02pm COPD Foundation Press Release Washington, D.C. (November 17, 2010) The COPD Foundation announces the launch of an unprecedented collaborative effort to pool information on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): the COPD Biomarkers Qualification Consortium (CBQC). The CBQC brings together government agencies, a ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
COMBIVENT remains on the market and available to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 10:08am PR Newswire April 13 /PRNewswire/ Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the “essential use” status of Combivent® (ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate) Inhalation Aerosol will be effective through December 31, 2013. W ... Read on »
Aarkstore Enterprise Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, Q1 2011 by Aarkstore Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 9:51am Summary Company, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, Q1 2011, provides an overview of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), complete with latest updates, and sp ... Read on »
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Atrial Fibrillation Connection by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Nov 2010 11:34am 1 Comment Here’s a good article on the connection between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and atrial fibrillation . If you have COPD, here’s where you can Get Started Learning About Atrial Fibrillation . Read on »
Anxiety and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Apr 2009 1:36pm Deep in our brain is a region that constantly samples our blood to be sure that we are breathing well, and that we are breathing clean, “healthy” air. If it detects anything wrong with our breathing or the air around us, it can send out an alarm signal that something is wrong. This might feel like as sudden rush of anxiety, or even panic. Th ... Read on »
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Quiz by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Wed 23 Dec 2009 10:02am Welcome to the NHLBI Diseases and Conditions Index (DCI) COPD Quiz. Check your knowledge about COPD with the following questions. For each question, select the answer you think is correct. Take The Quiz >> Read on »
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Sun 15 May 2011 8:59pm I've been doing some research on COPD. It seems to be common in many senior hospice clients. Symptoms (from PubMedHealth) Cough with mucus Shortness of breath (dyspnea) that gets worse with mild activity Fatigue Frequent respiratory infections Wheezing Since the symptoms of COPD develop slowly, some people may be unaware that they are sick. I ... Read on »
Affordable Lab Tests by outofpocket Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 May 2009 5:16pm Millions of people every day struggle to contain their health care costs. The National Center for Health Care Statistics reports 43 million people under the age of 65 do not have health insurance. Consumer driven health care has arrived on the scene to try and generate competition within the health care market. Consumers need to be more aware of ... Read on »