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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Life Extpectancy

Title: COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Life ExtpectancyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

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Results of the first study to evaluate use of the adult COPD drug in children age 5 years and younger lay fertile ground for future trials.
Source: ConsultantLive - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Asthma Source Type: news
Condition:   Acute Exacerbation Copd Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: procalcitonin Sponsor:   University Hospital, Mahdia Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionsSmokers prescribed varenicline in primary care in the United Kingdom do not appear to be less likely to die, be hospitalized or experience a myocardial infarction or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease during the following 2 years compared with smokers prescribed nicotine replacement therapy, but they gain more weight and attend primary care less frequently.
Source: Addiction - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Research Report Source Type: research
This article summarizes the milestones in the development of benralizumab leading to this first approval for the treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma.
Source: Drugs - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
A vaccine against Moraxella catarrhalis would reduce tremendous morbidity, mortality, and financial burden by preventing otitis media in children and exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults. Oligopeptide permease A (OppA) is a candidate vaccine antigen that is (i) a nutritional virulence factor expressed on the bacterial cell surface during infection, (ii) widely conserved among strains, (iii) highly immunogenic, and (iv) a protective antigen based on its capacity to induce protective responses in immunized animals. In the present study, we show that the antibodies to OppA following vaccinat...
Source: Infection and Immunity - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Microbial Immunity and Vaccines Source Type: research
COPD is a complex, heterogeneous disease characterised by progressive development of airflow limitation. Spirometry provides little information about key aspects of pathology and is poorly related to clinical ...
Source: Respiratory Research - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
A socially assistive robot could be key to helping people with COPD manage their condition at home. A recent study published in JMIR, found that COPD patients that had a take-home a robot following a hospitalization were more likely to adhere to their medications and complete their rehabilitation excercises than their peers that did not have a robot.  
Source: mobihealthnews - Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
Condition:   COPD Exacerbation Intervention:   Sponsor:   Samsung Medical Center Enrolling by invitation
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Atelectasis;   Pulmonary Infection;   COPD;   Pulmonary Disease;   Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure;   Hypoxemia;   Morbid Obesity Interventions:   Device: Bi-PAP;   Device: Sham Bi-PAP Sponsors:   Evangelismos Hospital;   Elpis General Hospital;   Sotiria General Hospital;   Evgenidion Hospital Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   COPD Interventions:   Device: PrO2;   Device: Threshold Inspiratory Muscle Trainer Sponsor:   Miami VA Healthcare System Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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