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Acupuncture May Help Ease Symptoms of COPD

In small study, alternative treatment plus meds seemed to help with shortness of breath
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2012 18:36
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Secondhand Smoke Affects Young Girls More Than Boys: Study

By age 7, lung function was six times worse for exposed girls than boys, research shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2012 00:00
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Tobacco Executive Made Dipping Hip

The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 19, 2010 00:00
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'Harmless hookah' targeted in Egypt health drive

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 10, 2006 00:00
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New Documentary ‘Clears the Air’ About COPD

tobacco smoke is a key factor among the 15 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with COPD....Lisenby never smoked, but her doctors believe she developed her respiratory ailment from secondhand smoke. Her mother and father were both sm
Gears Of Biz
added Sep 26, 2017 14:57
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Statins May Help People With COPD Live Longer

Because most people with COPD are smokers or former smokers, he said, most also have cardiovascular disease. "And that cardiovascular disease is usually reason enough to prescribe the statin," he added.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2017 21:09
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Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Until now, nothing has been shown to slow the progression of early COPD -- other than smoking cessation, said Dr. Louis DePalo, a lung disease specialist who wasn't involved in the study. "Quitting smoking is the one thing that's tried and true," said D
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 8, 2017 14:05
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Experimental animal models for COPD: a methodological review [FREE FULL TEXT]

The present review provides various methods used for induction of animal models of COPD, different animals used (mainly mice, guinea pigs and rats) and measured parameters. The information provided in this review is valuable for choosing appropriate anim
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 3, 2017 22:33
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[UK] Some smokers have a 72 per cent chance of getting deadly lung disease

Major study finds genes that significantly increase the chance of getting a chronic lung disease such as bronchitis or emphysema
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[UK] Sparking fierce debate: Smoking-related lung disease could cost NHS more than £2 BILLION

Estimates suggest that by 2030 1.3 million in England and 120,000 people in Scotland will suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which causes breathing difficulties and persistent coughing, according to mathematical modelling.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 6, 2016 18:03
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