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Pakistan Chest Society marks World COPD Day

The Federal Chapter of the Pakistan Chest Society (PCS) organised a seminar for specialist doctors, general practitioners and other health professionals to commemorate the World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day here in a local hotel on Sa
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 11:01

UK biobank to shed light on smoking health mystery

* * Largest ever study on gene variants linked to lung disease * May help target treatment and fast-track drug research
added Nov 14, 2012 13:11

[UK] Hard-hitting health campaign targets Torbay smokers

A new hard-hitting public awareness campaign has been launched today by Smokefree South West. The campaign is being supported by the British Lung Foundation, marking World COPD Day.
This is South Devon (uk)
added Nov 14, 2012 07:21

[North Dakota] A deadly, preventable disease caused by smoking

Again, the greatest risk of developing COPD is long-term cigarette smoking. Pipe smokers, cigar smokers and individuals exposed to a large amount of second-hand smoke also are at risk. So please don’t start or try smoking, and stop if you currently smoke
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Nov 11, 2012 22:12
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Women's Respiratory Symptoms May Vary With Menstrual Cycle

Levels of cough were higher just after ovulation among women with asthma, smokers and those who were overweight. Levels of cough were higher just prior to ovulation and menses in women with low rates of respiratory symptoms.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2012 10:41

[Malaysia] MDR-TB, tobacco control, Lung diseases to be in focus at 2012 global meet

More than 3,000 lung health experts and advocates from countries around the world will come together at the 43rd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the latest opportunities and challenges in the fight against lung
Media for Freedom
added Nov 7, 2012 22:12

[UK] Heart disease deaths halved by healthier lifestyles

The number of deaths from heart disease, strokes and other circulatory diseases is falling in England and Wales as medical advances and healthier lifestyles take effect. Mortality rates in these areas are down by nearly half in a decade, the Office for N
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:07

New Patient Resource Released for COPD Awareness Month

If you were asked, "What is the third leading cause of death in America?" Would you know that the answer is COPD? If not, you're not alone. That's why the American Lung Association is doing what it can this November - COPD Awareness Month - to raise awar
American Lung Association
added Nov 10, 2012 19:59

New Data Analysis Reveals 1.1 Million Californians Diagnosed With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

As we enter COPD Awareness Month starting November 1, new data shows an estimated 1.1 million Californians, with nearly 200,000 in Los Angeles County, have been diagnosed with COPD, according to the first research of its kind by the UCLA Center for Health
PR Newswire
added Nov 1, 2012 19:16

[Europe] Women die of smoking too

The Million Women Study was carried out between 1996 and 2001 and involved 1.3 million women who were recruited when they went for breast cancer screening. The study found that smokers over the age of 40 were three times more likely die from lung cancer,
added Oct 31, 2012 19:44
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