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2010-01-20 18:17:09

A common lung condition, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) diminishes the heart's ability to pump effectively even when the disease has no or mild symptoms, according to research published in the Jan. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

2009-12-17 15:57:21

Researchers have discovered evidence that suggests a genetic variant may be associated with better preserved lung function among children with asthma and adults who smoke, according to a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is part of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-11-02 09:44:03

Awareness of COPD—chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—continues to grow in the United States, according to national survey results released today by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.

2009-10-07 09:00:00

National Jewish Health, University of Colorado Denver, University of Pittsburgh, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston University in joint NHLBI project DENVER, Oct.

2009-04-23 08:04:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington, D.C.

2008-06-14 18:00:06

By DAVE ANDERSON MOST people haven't heard of it, but it kills around 1,500 people in the North East each year and, sadly, our local area is one of the country's top 10 hotspots for a lung condition called COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.