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Chronic Bronchitis and Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Review by Mark Pool, MD Posted Mon 18 Nov 2013 8:56am Although commonly thought of synonymous, or, at least, forming a spectrum, chronic bronchitis is distinct from COPD. This review focuses on the pathophysiology of chronic bronchitis and goblet cell hyperplasia and the association between small airways disease and worse outcomes... Read on »
COPD – Gaining A Better Picture Of Lung Disease by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Nov 2009 10:01pm Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a respiratory disease commonly known as chronic bronchitis or emphysema, is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. 600 million people live with COPD and while researchers have yet to find any real treatment or cure, Grace Parraga of Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western On ... Read on »
Feb 26, 2009 COPD activities around the world, send in your story. by Roxlyn Facebook Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:08pm Photo of some COPD+ team "recharging their energy after the climb. Happy Days...the blog counter is working again after almost 2 weeks. It is amazing how a little thing like that makes my day, when I see how many folks visit this site, I am inspired to keep picking out some fun pictures, write of events all over the world... if you send me yours. ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
The Air up there!!! by Respiratory Therapist Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 10:20am Well I haven't wrote anything in awhile here but I have a reason for this lapse in time. I was on vacation in the Rocky Mountains and surprise I can relate this to something respiratory. Now this is not my first time up in the mountains of Colorado because I was stationed in Colorado Springs in the early 90's but this is my first time ... 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 »
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 »
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 »