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Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival from COPD? Discuss.

Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival? That was the question MedPage Today asked four experts:
MedPage Today
added Dec 18, 2014 04:19
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[UK-Wales] North Wales Cannabis smokers turning up to Ysbyty Gwynedd with lungs of 80 year olds

smokers in their 30s are turning up at Ysbyty Gwynedd with the lungs of 80-year-olds after less than a decade of smoking cannabis and tobacco. Researchers warned the problem was hitting teenagers in rural communities especially and was only “the tip of t
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 13:08
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How does one define “COPD exacerbation”?

That was the question MedPage Today asked Stephen Rennard, MD, a professor at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, and Robert A. Wise, MD, a professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
MedPage Today
added Dec 7, 2014 12:57
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[Ireland] Discovery opens up new routes to strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB

scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James's Hospital in Ireland have unlocked the mechanism underlying the connection between smoking and Tuberculosis (TB). This discovery will considerably strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB and uncover
News-Medical.net
added Dec 4, 2014 19:41
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How do the results of pulmonary function tests influence treatment choices for COPD?

That was the question MedPage Today asked Len Horovitz, MD, a pulmonary specialist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, and Kevin Cooper, MD, a pulmonologist and professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richm
MedPage Today
added Dec 4, 2014 19:18
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HOT TOPICS: COPD: How do clinicians decide which treatment(s) to use for patients with COPD?

That was the question MedPage Today asked Albert Polito, MD, director of The Lung Center at Mercy in Baltimore, and Ravi Kalhan, MD, director of the Northwestern University Asthma and COPD Program in Chicago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 3, 2014 19:25
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[Florida] Philip Morris Fights For New Trial After $27M Verdict

said that the court has a duty to correct the award of roughly $6 million on compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease as a result.
Law360
added Dec 3, 2014 19:06
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[UK] Cannabis users 'have lungs of 80-year-olds': Doctors warn people are turning up at A&E with new form of emphysema after using drug for less than ten years

One patient in Bangor, north Wales, is now awaiting a lung transplant / Cannabis-tobacco mix damaging because often smoked without filter Emphysema normally caused by tobacco and usually occurs late in life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:23
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Fixed airways obstruction among patients with severe asthma: findings from the Singapore General Hospital-Severe Asthma Phenotype Study

Conclusion: Smoking is associated with fixed airways obstruction in patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma in Singapore. Furthermore, our results suggest that both small and large airways obstruction contribute independently to fixed airways ob
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 3, 2014 11:53
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[Florida] Addiction Caused Smoker’s Deadly COPD, Argues Plaintiff’s Attorney

Keith Mitnick tells jurors that Patricia Dawn Allen’s addiction to cigarettes was a cause of her fatal chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mitnick represents Andy Allen, who is suing tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, claiming thei
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2014 20:26
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