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What is Reactive Airways Disease? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor of "reactive airways disease" ( RAD ).  I said this term was a very old term that was confusing.  I was half-right and half-wrong.   According to PubMed , "reactive airways disease" was first used in 1975...
?Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Airway Disease? by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy “Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Airway Disease” edited by Dr. Mark R. Stein is a wonderful... factor in both upper- and lower-airway disease. Until now, this information had not been presented...
The "Forgotten" Relationship: GERD and Airway Disease by Dr. Kurt Barrett Doctor of Osteopathy From the Preface of "GERD and Airway Disease": “Clinical insights often appear to be new... and asthma (and other airway diseases). In the Middle Ages, Maimonides noted that asthma occurred...
Airway Spheres Created By Duke Scientists To Study Lung Diseases by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert that a single lung cell can become one of two very different types of airway cells, which could lead to a better understanding of lung diseases. From this single “basal” cell, a small, squat stem cell that divides...
Jupiter, Statins, C-reactive Protein and Cardiovascular Disease: An Explanation from the DMCB by JaanS Medical Doctor the original research either. The Disease Management Blog at your service! A study acronymed 'Jupiter... without a prior history of disease and who otherwise seem to be at low risk. Most experts recommend that statins...
Top Notch Decisions In The Developing Airways Bring Insights Into Lung Disease by COPDsurvivor Patient Expert In the normal lung, the airways are lined by a balanced mixture of ciliated, secretory... to cigarette smoke or allergens in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and asthma...
Walking to School Could Reduce Stress Reactivity in Children and May Curb Risk of Heart Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy A simple morning walk to school could reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases in heart rate and blood pressure that can lead to cardiovascular disease later in life...
Pursuing Weight Loss Among Obese Asthma Sufferers: Time for Disease Management Organizations to Step Up by JaanS Medical Doctor to a disposition to develop both diseases. Obesity provokes a systemic "inflammatory" state which may involve the airways leading to bronchospasm. Increased levels of leptin may also lower the threshold for airways...
Biomarkers for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert from it: Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is defined functionally as airflow limitation that is not fully... and chronic bronchitis.....Treatment is focused on preventing progression of disease and the development...
Looking for inflammation in COPD by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor , are forgetting the stable presentation and probably the masquerading of this disease. Inflammation as exacerbation or viceversa COPD is not a disease of exacerbations only. COPD is a disease that exists...

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Introduction ... including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease , all of which can occur together. COPD can also ... » Read on
Treatment ... Short-acting beta2-agonists work by relaxing the muscles of the airways and decreasing the amount of mucus. They also prevent th ... » Read on