Category Archives: COPD

Excellent education link
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Excellent education link

This educational series on combination therapy for asthma and COPD examines recent evidence and strategies for combining bronchodilators and inhaled …Read the Rest

Oxygen and COPD Debunking the hypoxic drive theory (respiratory-care-sleep-medicine)
COPD

Oxygen and COPD Debunking the hypoxic drive theory (respiratory-care-sleep-medicine)

In patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), inflammatory changes impact their ability to breathe properly. Patients will eventually retain …Read the Rest

New Bronchodilator Inhaler Device Chart
Asthma

New Bronchodilator Inhaler Device Chart

Inhaler Device Chart  

Journal of the American Medical Association : COPD best treated with COMBO
COPD

Journal of the American Medical Association : COPD best treated with COMBO

COPD patients who received a combination of long-acting beta agonists and inhaled corticosteroids were less likely to die or require hospitalization because …Read the Rest

Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020
COPD

Total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults aged ?18 years in the United States for 2010 and projections through 2020

Chest Article: The report, presented by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), finds: In 2010, the …Read the Rest

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval
COPD

COPD Drug Tudorza Pressair Wins FDA Approval

Tudorza Pressair, distributed by Forest Laboratories subsidiary Forest Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, is a long-acting dry powder that is inhaled …Read the Rest

What is COPD and Empysema
COPD

What is COPD and Empysema

Living Well with COPD

Inflammatory on and off switch identified for allergic asthma and COPD
Asthma

Inflammatory on and off switch identified for allergic asthma and COPD

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that two receptors of leukotriene B4, BLT1 and BLT2, actually play opposite roles …Read the Rest

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