Headlines Tagged with COPD/Lungs — 1,321 headlines found
HOT TOPICS: COPD / Are providers in the U.S. seeing more COPD patients now compared with 10 years ago? If so, why?
Those are the questions MedPage Today asked Rodney Landreneau, MD, co-director of the Allegheny Health Network's Esophageal and Lung Institute in Pittsburgh, and Zab Mosenifar, MD, executive vice-chair of medicine at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.
Dec 1, 2014 MedPage Today
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jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Nov 25, 2014 MarketWired
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Allen claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering his wife, Patricia Dawn Allen's, tobacco addiction, causing her fatal, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nov 26, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA liable for $3.094 million in damages for the death of Patricia Dawn Allen, who died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after decades of smoking the tobacco manufacturers' cigarettes.
Nov 24, 2014 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
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Whereas smoking and silica exposure each significantly boosted the likelihood of developing anti-citrullinated protein/peptide antibody (ACPA) positive rheumatoid arthritis, the risk was turbo-boosted more than eight-fold when both factors are combined, a
Nov 21, 2014 MedPage Today
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What do you believe is the most significant clinical issue in COPD today and why is the issue important to clinicians?
That's the question MedPage Today asked R. William Vandivier, MD, professor of medicine and director of the COPD Center at the University of Colorado Denver.
Nov 21, 2014 MedPage Today
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In smokers, the pulmonary compartment has a number of macrophage-specific immune impairments which provide some mechanistic explanations whereby cigarette smoking renders a patient susceptible to tuberculosis infection and disease.
Nov 12, 2014 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
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[New Zealand] Scientists unlock crucial mechanism driving colliding epidemics of smoking and tuberculosis
the white blood cells located in the lungs of smokers and ex-smokers, which are responsible for fighting infections, showed a weakened response to the TB infection. In the smoker’s lungs, these cells malfunction, and fail to make the chemical messengers t
Nov 17, 2014 New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:15
Key among the causes of COPD is cigarettes smoking. To reduce the number of COPD cases, several countries have drafted stringent laws that govern smokers. These laws are aimed at discouraging people from stopping to smoke....the launch of Global Alliance
Nov 16, 2014 onislam (eg)
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may ultimately increase risk for cancer and for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in nonsmokers, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.Neal
Nov 14, 2014 HealthCanal.com
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