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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 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
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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:
CBS News.com
added Nov 26, 2017 23:28
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[Europe] Kadenbach MEP: Tobacco warnings should mention chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Progress has been made on tobacco products health warnings but the next round of graphic labelling should also mention the less-known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which happens to be the second cause of death worldwide, MEP Karin Kadenba
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Europe] Patients’ leader: Reimbursed anti-smoking programmes are a way to kill COPD

Stricter rules on smoking, reimbursed anti-smoking programmes and smoke-free public places are among the ways to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from being a public health crisis, says Mikaela Odemyr. Mikaela Odemyr is the president
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 00:11
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[UK] Health experts warn of thousands of cases undiagnosed lung disease in South Gloucestershire

“The most important thing you can do to help delay or prevent COPD is to stop smoking,” sais Dr Evans. “The symptoms of COPD can be worsened during the winter because this is when more respiratory infections are around.
Dursley Gazette (uk)
added Nov 15, 2017 18:15
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[Arkansas] Veterans fought for freedom; struggle with lung health

Due to the increased risk for veterans, Dr. David Mannino, Pulmonologist and Medical Expert at GSK, recommends they make it a point to talk to their doctor when they are having trouble with their breathing. What is COPD? COPD is a chronic lung disease br
Henderson State University Oracle
added Nov 15, 2017 01:57
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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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Tumor necrosis factor-like weak inducer of apoptosis regulates quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-type alteration in a rat model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

The current study used cigarette smoke to establish a COPD model in rats...However, it is unclear whether smoking has an influence on the expression of TWEAK, as a prerequisite for the downstream effects of TWEAK on quadriceps muscle atrophy and fiber-typ
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 10, 2017 17:14
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Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Nov 8, 2017 16:28
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