Researchers are calling for high-quality studies to investigate the relationship between exercise and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after a systematic review found a poor level of evidence.
Vitamin D supplements can reduce COPD exacerbations by over 40% in patients with a vitamin D deficiency, according to new research in Lancet Respiratory Medicine.
A COPD audit from the Royal College of Physicians shows that some hospitals are not meeting national service standards for patients with COPD.
Duaklir Genuair (aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate 340/12 mcg) has been granted Marketing Authorisation by the European Commission (EC).
A recent audit has revealed the need for more respiratory phsiotherapists to provide care for COPD patients, according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
In the last decade, COPD has risen from the fourth leading cause of death in the US to the third, and COPD prevalence has also increased from from six to seven percent of adults ages 40 years and older.
As part of COPD Awareness Month in November, the CHEST Foundation and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals are encouraging Hispanics to learn more about COPD, and if they are at risk, to get tested.
Gone are the days when an RT had to use muscle alone to clear lung secretions. Technology has made this more efficient, effective, and patient friendly.
Patients receiving Tiotropium + Olodaterol showed significant improvements in lung function, as measured by trough (FEV1 and FEV1 area under the curve from 0-3 hours.
SUN-101 (glycopyrrolate inhalation solution) produced statistically and clinically significant changes in forced expiratory volume in one second (trough FEV1) in bronchodilation.