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2012-03-16 11:27:36

The addition of changes in inflammatory biomarkers to established clinical variables improves the prediction of mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-03-15 23:34:26

Patients with early stage malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a cancer that develops in the lining of the lungs, may be eligible for aggressive multi-modality therapy involving surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

2012-03-15 23:20:45

A new study reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-exposed children.

2012-03-14 07:00:00

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2012-03-08 10:46:16

An excessive intake of cured meats, such as salami, chorizo and bacon, can increase readmission to hospital for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-03-01 02:04:41

Inhaled interferon-gamma may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a chronic and progressive form of lung disease caused by excessive formation of fibrotic, or scar tissue, in the lungs.

2012-02-13 05:00:00

Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy uses GPS-like technology to locate, biopsy and prepare to treat a lesion in the lung. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) February

2012-02-07 23:14:52

A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that a high level of soft drink consumption is associated with asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2012-01-27 10:40:05

Exacerbation severity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be reliably assessed with the COPD Assessment Test™ (CAT).


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