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2011-11-16 07:27:53

Early screening of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may help to detect lung cancer at an earlier stage.

2011-10-27 06:25:01

Do you experience shortness of breath while performing the most basic tasks such as doing light housework, taking a walk, or even washing and dressing? If you answered yes, then you might want to get checked for COPD.

2011-09-28 05:53:53

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.

2011-09-27 13:45:59

The negative effects that premature birth can have on the lungs of babies could be as severe in moderately premature babies as those born extremely prematurely but may be reversed in their teenage years.

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.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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