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NHLBI Unveils COPD National Action Plan

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has released the COPD National Action Plan, which calls for multidisciplinary, national guidelines for the treatment and management of the disease. The plan, described as a "patient-centered roadmap" for ad
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2017 16:54
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Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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Depression, anxiety and panic disorders in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: correlations with tobacco use, disease severity and quality of life

In conclusion, the results of this study indicate that anxiety, depression and panic attacks were constant characteristics among COPD patients- regardless of their current tobacco use.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:08
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[Sweden] EDITORIAL: Could a healthy diet attenuate COPD risk in smokers?

The authors reported a significant interaction between smoking and dietary intake of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables on the risk of COPD, and showed that the beneficial dietary associations were restricted to ex-smokers and current smokers. These r
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:44
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Fruit and vegetables 'can REDUCE chronic lung disease risk in smokers'

Although the risk reduction was down to their antioxidant properties the best defence is not to smoke or quit, scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and Warsaw University of Life Sciences said. COPD, forecast to become the world's third b
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2017 13:15
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[UK] Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of COPD: a prospective cohort study of men [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results indicate that high consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with reduced COPD incidence in both current and ex-smokers but not in never-smokers.
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World COPD Day – stop smoking now to cut the risk

In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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[Asia, India] Wood, tobacco exposure ups COPD risk

People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for experiencing more frequent and severe symptoms of the disease, as well as more severe airfl
Times of India
added May 21, 2013 13:33
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[UK] Wrinkled smokers face higher risk of lung disease

Researchers in Exeter, England, looked at a group of 149 current and former middle aged smokers from 78 families. They found that 68 of them had COPD. More than 80 per cent of the total group had no or very few facial lines while 25 had widespread wrinkl
NewsFix (ca)
added May 4, 2013 12:07
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[India] Even non-smoking women suffer COPD through 'chulha' smoke

Though an exhaustive study covering the whole state has not been carried out yet, patients screened at the T B and chest diseases hospital in St Inez for COPD, showed that even non-smoking women who are exposed to 'chulha' smoke suffer from COPD.
Times of India
added Jan 23, 2013 05:37
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