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2014: A few new COPD medications (source Resptrec)
COPD

2014: A few new COPD medications (source Resptrec)

  New COPD Medications. Here is a list of COPD medications that have been recently approved by Health Canada. Not …Read the Rest

Tiotropium as Asthma Add-On Treatment Shows Promise
Asthma

Tiotropium as Asthma Add-On Treatment Shows Promise

MPR Boehringer Ingelheim has announced positive results from several Phase 3 studies analyzing once-daily tiotropium (Spiriva; Boehringer Ingelheim) delivered via …Read the Rest

The AQHI as a risk communication tool
Asthma

The AQHI as a risk communication tool

Poor air quality causes health problems and deaths every year in Canada.  The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) is a …Read the Rest

*NEW* COPD Updated Action plan
COPD

*NEW* COPD Updated Action plan

New COPD Updated Action Plan     Download PDF Below> CTS_COPD_updated MIRROR    

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:
COPD

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:

Abstract   Chest. 2013. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0183 Background:  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction overlap clinically, and impaired …Read the Rest

Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E
Asthma

Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E

Mary Noseworthy, MDCM, FRCPC, Director, Asthma Specialty Clinic, Alberta Children’s Hospital and Medical Co-Leader, Community Pediatric Asthma Service (Calgary Zone), …Read the Rest

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing  diabetes.
Asthma

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing diabetes.

G. P. Mishra1, T.M. Dhamgaye2, B.O. Tayade3, B. Fuladi Amol4, S. Agrawal Amit5, D. Mulani Jasmin6 1Department of Chest & …Read the Rest

Novel coronavirus infection in the United Kingdom
All Diseases

Novel coronavirus infection in the United Kingdom

  23 SEPTEMBER 2012 - On 22 September 2012, the United Kingdom (UK) informed WHO of a case of acute respiratory …Read the Rest

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