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Superior anti-inflammatory effects of narrow-spectrum kinase inhibitors in airway smooth muscle cells from subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
added Jan 16, 2018 14:54

New therapeutic approach for advanced lung disease

narrow spectrum kinase inhibitors, i.e. NSKI, that inhibit protein kinases constitute a promising therapy approach. Two NSKIs, namely RV1088 und RV568, were tested by the team in cell cultures; the researchers compared their efficacy with a conventional c
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 16, 2018 14:51

Regular Aspirin Use May Slow COPD Progression

Regular aspirin use was associated with a more than 50% reduction in emphysema/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) progression in an elderly cohort over a decade in a longitudinal analysis of data from a large lung study.
MedPage Today
added Dec 28, 2017 15:27

Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

Even though she had quit years earlier, Grace Anne was a former smoker. She also had a history of respiratory infections, including one that landed her in the hospital. "These should have been clues that I was susceptible to developing lung disease, but
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 09:45

Sunovion Receives FDA Approval for Lonhala™ Magnair™ Inhalation Solution to Treat COPD

approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for Lonhala™ Magnair™ (glycopyrrolate) Inhalation Solution (25 mcg twice daily), also known as SUN-101/eFlow®, for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in people with chronic obstructive pulmo
Business Wire
added Dec 6, 2017 17:10

COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says

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.
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
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[Wisconsin] Greendale​ ​Junior​ ​Tells​ ​Her​ ​Family​ ​Tobacco​ ​Story

The following story was written by the Greendale High School FACT Group, a local group of high school students who are part of FACT — a statewide anti-tobacco advocacy organization that aims to educate students and community members on the effects of smok
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47

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

[New Jersey] Dr. Nina: COPD among leading killers, but half don't know they have it

I am joining medical and health care professionals and public health officials — as well as those who have a diagnosis and their families — in national outreach this month to raise awareness of COPD. One of our nation’s leading killers, COPD is the third
The Press of Atlantic City
added Nov 28, 2017 17:08

Clearing the air about COPD

Just how common is COPD? And just how disheartening and confusing can a diagnosis be? These are questions our Senior Contributor Ted Koppel has been grappling with for very many years, and very close to home, as he'll be telling us in our Cover Story:
added Nov 26, 2017 23:28
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