COPD

COPD: Coming to a Consensus

Approximately 24 million Americans have airway obstruction that is suggestive of COPD. With close to 125,000 annual deaths attributed to the disease, COPD now ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States....

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COPD Exacerbations by Season

Exacerbations of COPD appear to be more severe between November and February, contributing to increased morbidity during the winter, according to a British analysis. Significantly more exacerbations occurred in cold months when...

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Conference Highlights: CHEST 2010

The CHEST 2010 annual meeting offers clinical instruction in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. These features include research presented on diabetes drugs fighting lung cancer progression, how diet impacts COPD, and...

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