New data show benefit of tiotropium/olodaterol Respimat ® from the start of COPD maintenance therapy

New data show benefit of tiotropium/olodaterol Respimat ® from the start of COPD maintenance therapy
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ConclusionAccording to this study increasing the NO2 concentration has a direct and a significant effect on chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. Electrical heating, alternative fuels solar and cooking are important factors in decreasing the concentration of NO2.
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe results of this meta-analysis show that LABA/LAMA combinations are consistently more effective than ICS/LABA FDCs for most of the evaluated outcomes. However, differences have also been observed between FDCs belonging to the same class. Across the investigated LABA/LAMA FDCs, glycopyrronium/indacaterol revealed a consistent and robust efficacy profile.
Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionRisk of osteoporosis known to increase in COPD, but is usually overlooked, especially in male patients.ObjectivesThe present study compares the bone mineral density (BMD) measurements of male COPD patients with emphysema and the chronic bronchitis phenotype, and evaluates the association between density of emphysema and osteoporosis.Methods94 patients with COPD, and with emphysema and the chronic bronchitis phenotype were included in the prospective study. A high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) was used for the diagnosis of emphysema, dual X ‐ray absorptiometry was used to measure the BMD of the...
Source: The Clinical Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
In conclusion, reporting breathlessness as the primary exercise-limiting symptom indicated the presence of distinct lung pathophysiology and symptom perception during exercise in people with COPD.
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Initial insights from the Stanford Medicine X COPD Challenge reiterate the power of social media to galvanize communities around healthcare predicaments. Last month, Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and her husband —icon of American news—Ted Koppel, learned that there’s nothing quite like presenting a massive health predicament to the passionate Stanford Medicine X (MedX) community. I’m referring, of course, to the 2019 Stanford Medicine X| CHANGE Educational Grand Challenge on COPD. As noted previously, Symplur joined the Challenge and is providing…ContinuedThe postCOPD,“Our Biggest Challenge&...
Source: Connecting the dots in healthcare social media – Symplur - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Connecting the dots in healthcare social media #MedX COPD design challenge Grace Anne Dorney Koppel Stanford Medicine X Ted Koppel Source Type: blogs
FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Regular use of chemical disinfectants among nurses may be a risk factor for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study published online Oct. 18 in JAMA Network Open. Orianne Dumas, Ph.D.,...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
FRIDAY, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Nurses trying to prevent infection of hospital patients could be putting themselves at risk of developing chronic lung disease, a new study warns. The cleaners and disinfectants used to sterilize medical equipment and wash...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Authors: Liu Y, Gong F Abstract Exercise training is an integral component of the pulmonary rehabilitation program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to systematically search the published literature and analyze the evidence on the efficacy of supplemental oxygen in improving outcomes during exercise training in patients with COPD. The PubMed, Scopus, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and Google scholar databases were searched electronically for articles in the English language published up to May, 2019. In total, 7 trials were included i...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objective: To compare religious coping (RC) in patients with COPD and healthy individuals, as well as to determine whether RC is associated with demographic characteristics, quality of life, depression, and disease severity in the patients with COPD. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted between 2014 and 2016, involving outpatients with moderate to severe COPD seen at one of two hospitals in Fortaleza, Brazil, as well as gender- and age-matched healthy controls. The Brief RCOPE scale assessed RC in all of the participants. We also evaluated the COPD group patients regarding symptoms, quality of life,...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
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