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2011-04-01 08:21:30

By Helena Pujol, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) "“  A new treatment is helping sufferers of  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) find relief in the form of a hand-held device to inhaled medication. The SPIRIVA HandiHaler is the first once-daily steroid free treatment that reduces the worsening of symptoms (exacerbations) in people with COPD, and can help manage the disease long term. "In the United States, 12 million people have been diagnosed with...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.