Headlines Tagged with COPD — 1,826 headlines found
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
Feb 23, 2017 The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2017 13:15
[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.
Jan 3, 2017 Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:14
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
Nov 19, 2013 HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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
May 21, 2013 Times of India
added May 21, 2013 13:33
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
May 3, 2013 NewsFix (ca)
added May 4, 2013 12:07
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.
Jan 23, 2013 Times of India
added Jan 23, 2013 05:37
COPD has been spreading fast in our country as 50 per cent men and 11 per cent women have become addicted to sheesha smoking. While an ordinary cigarette contains 4,700 chemicals injurious to health, the sheesha smoking is far more dangerous due to its co
Nov 18, 2012 The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:52
IN 2012, 32,973 people were registered as having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Northern Ireland. The most common cause of COPD is smoking, so to mark this year’s World COPD day (November 14), the Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouragi
Nov 18, 2012 Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2012 13:14
European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemented in the member states.
Nov 30, 2017 EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
When the population of interest is narrowed to patients with risk factors (aged ≥40 years with a smoking history of more than 20 pack-years...the evidence shows that screening spirometry identifies previously undiagnosed cases.
Nov 7, 2017 JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 8, 2017 16:28