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[Pakistan] 'Smoking causes pulmonary disease'

MEDICAL experts have termed cigarette and sheesha smoking a major cause of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which may become the third largest killer disease in the world by 2020.
The News (pk)
added Nov 18, 2012 23:28
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What Did Barbara Bush Die Of? Here’s What You Need to Know About COPD

About 15.7 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD, and half of people with low lung function are thought to have COPD but not know it, according to the CDC, which means that the true number of Americans living with COPD may be much higher.
Health Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 15:40
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A lung condition is the third leading cause of death in the US, and 'no one's talking about it'

"It's the third leading cause of death in the US, and no one's talking about it," MacDiarmid said. That's in part because of the nature of the disease, MacDiarmid. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of COPD. About a quarter of the people who get C
Business Insider
added Nov 29, 2017 15:50
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New Documentary Film Shines Light on Physical and Emotional Impact of COPD

For the many people living with COPD, their care incorporates a treatment plan, which could include smoking cessation, healthy eating, pulmonary rehabilitation, and daily medicines, such as STIOLTO® RESPIMAT® (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalatio
PR Newswire
added Sep 19, 2017 19:37
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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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