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2011-09-26 14:58:03

A new study has shown that people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or people with reduced lung function are at a serious risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

2011-09-26 12:13:47

People who cycle through London and other major cities have higher levels of black carbon in their airway cells.

2011-08-04 06:39:28

Physician organizations are announcing new recommendations to consider when diagnosing and treating COPD.

2011-08-02 12:17:40

The American College of Physicians (ACP), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Thoracic Society (ATS), and European Respiratory Society (ERS) today released a joint clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and treating stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. ACP convened the four organizations, which represent more than 170,000 physicians from around the world, to develop the joint guideline.

2011-08-02 07:57:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading Clinical Research Organization, announces that the third edition of respiratory care expert Jack Wanger's book, Pulmonary Function Testing: A Practical Approach, has recently been published by Jones & Bartlett Learning in Sudbury, MA.

2011-07-28 01:05:46

Using computed tomography (CT), researchers have identified two types of structural changes in the lungs of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) that are associated with frequent exacerbations, or episodes when symptoms suddenly worsen.

2011-06-24 22:55:00

Psychosocial stress appears to enhance the lung-damaging effects of traffic-related pollution (TRP) in children.

2011-06-21 09:35:00

OR AKIVA, Israel, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Breeze [http://www.deepbreeze.com ], The leader in Vibration Response Imaging (VRI(TM)) technology, will showcase its new lung imaging systems embedded with the O-Plan application, at the WCLC [http://www.2011worldlungcancer.org ] (The 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer) annual meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, which will take place on July 3-7, 2011 at the RAI Conference Center (booth 2312). Deep Breeze's...


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