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Patients with COPD should change their diet to include things such as protein and healthy fats in order to preserve strength and improve lung function.
Chronic health conditions, such as COPD and congestive heart failure, can be exacerbated over the holiday season.
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.