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[Asia, India] Clearing the air about COPD

Ahead of World COPD Day on 15 November, we demystify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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Racial and Gender Disparities in COPD Risk for Never-Smokers

black Americans and women are at higher risk, possibly due to a combination of biological and social factors.
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 15:53
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[UK] Lung disease sufferer begs people to stop smoking

A new campaign by Smoke-free South West is calling on people to consider the impact on their relatives. 33-year-old Kirsty Vass has been diagnosed with a chronic lung disease and emphysema as a result of smoking. Please give up smoking, because it really
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:58
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[Sweden] BAL findings boost non-smoking COPD distinction

Research shows that smoking status, and not airway obstruction, determines the distribution of T cell subsets in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The researchers, led by Helena Forsslund (Karolin
MedWire News (uk)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:41
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[Mexico] Call for more COPD screening for smokers

Screening smokers with spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) picks up more cases than symptom-based detection, research suggests. The authors say the findings highlight the need for more screening in primary care, which is seldom u
News-Medical.net
added Jan 22, 2013 22:21
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Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

In the study, whites, males, younger patients and those on home oxygen were among those patients likely to receive pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients were less likely to receive the rehabilitation if they were smokers; lived more than 10 miles from a pul
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2018 14:39
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What to Know Now About COPD

With the action plan as a guide, NHLBI is working across the country to encourage earlier recognition of the disease. But it is giving particular attention to rural areas, where the disease is especially prevalent.
Hillsboro (IL) Journal-News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:58
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Long-Term NRT Doesn't Improve COPD Patient Smoking Quit Rates

Offering long-term nicotine-replacement therapy (NRT) to COPD patients who continued to smoke -- with or without a target quit date -- was not more effective than time-limited NRT, new research suggests. In a randomized trial involving close to 400 smok
MedPage Today
added Sep 11, 2018 21:16
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Childhood and Adulthood in Relation to Adult Mortality Among Never Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

childhood secondhand smoke exposure, as well as adult secondhand smoke exposure, increase the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease death in adulthood. Consistent with previous studies, the results also show that adult secondhand smoke is meaningf
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 9, 2018 17:53
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