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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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.