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2013-06-12 10:54:43

Simultaneously elevated levels of the biomarkers C-reactive protein, fibrinogen and leukocyte count in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were associated with increased risk of having exacerbations, even in those with milder COPD and in those without previous exacerbations.

2010-11-25 08:17:35

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), in its moderate or severe form - may be an auto-immune issue, according to a new study.

2010-11-19 13:58:50

Moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be an auto-immunity problem, according to researchers in Spain, who studied the presence of auto-antibodies in patients with COPD and compared them to levels of control subjects.

2008-07-01 06:00:13

By Chauvin, Alyssa Rupley, Laurel; Meyers, Katie; Johnson, Kristin; Eason, Jane Research Corner INTRODUCTION In today's medical system, limited resources are available for patient care.

2008-04-02 03:00:14

By Watz, Henrik Waschki, Benjamin; Boehme, Corinna; Claussen, Martin; Meyer, Thorsten; Magnussen, Helgo Rationale: Physical activity is reduced in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.