Latest Pulmonary rehabilitation Stories

2005-11-07 13:27:55

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increased education, improved self-management skills and enhanced follow-up components of pulmonary rehabilitation do not seem to lead to better health-related quality of life in compared with usual care without such extras, new research shows. Instead, other aspects of pulmonary rehabilitation, such as peer interactions and exercise, may be more essential to...

2005-07-01 15:55:00

Children's exposure to pre- and post-natal tobacco smoke carries a substantial risk for them to develop asthma and respiratory symptoms as adults, according to study results in the first issue for July 2005 of the American Thoracic Society's (ATS) peer-reviewed American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Investigators conducted an 11-year community cohort study on the incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms among a sample population in western Norway. The study included...

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