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2012-05-22 02:37:50

Higher mortality rates among older adult asthma patients compared to their younger counterparts may be due, at least in part, to an increase in airway inflammation.

2012-05-22 02:36:18

The majority of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) referred for pulmonary rehabilitation have multiple extra-pulmonary comorbidities.

2012-05-22 02:34:59

Pulmonary rehabilitation and improvement in exercise capacity significantly improve survival in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-05-21 11:47:22

For more than three decades, researchers have warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke.

2012-05-21 09:54:07

A number of specific risk factors are associated with an exacerbation-prone phenotype of severe asthma.

2012-05-21 09:52:02

There is a very high prevalence of osteopenia/osteoporosis among male patients with pulmonary disease.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.