Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk

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Condition:   COPD Intervention:   Drug: BDP/FF/G fixed combination Sponsor:   Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 22 May 2019Source: Journal of Environmental SciencesAuthor(s): Rui Chi, Hongyu Li, Qian Wang, Qiangrong Zhai, Daidai Wang, Meng Wu, Qichen Liu, Shaowei Wu, Qingbian Ma, Furong Deng, Xinbiao GuoPrevious studies have reported associations of short-term exposure to different sources of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and increased mortality or hospitalizations for respiratory diseases. Few studies, however, have focused on the short-term effects of source-specific PM2.5 on emergency room visits (ERVs) of respiratory diseases. Source apportionment for PM2.5 was performed with Positive...
Source: Journal of Environmental Sciences - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
DALLAS--Results of 3 studies presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting this week focus on the predictive role of disease exacerbations, machine learning, and Hgb levels in COPD.  
Source: ConsultantLive - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Conferences/ATS COPD Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news
Individuals with HDHP more likely to report forgoing care due to costs, cost - related nonadherence
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THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- As a rule, high-deductible health plans carry lower premiums than low-deductible plans. But that might not be such a great deal for patients struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), new research...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) are associated with increased likelihood of reporting foregoing care because of costs and cost-related nonadherence,...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Title: COPD May Strike Women Harder Than MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news
(Pulmonx) Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is the first in the state of Georgia to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for emphysema, a severe form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
The mechanisms underlying airflow obstruction in COPD cannot be distinguished by standard spirometry. We ascertain whether mathematical modeling of airway biomechanical properties, as assessed from spirometry,...
Source: Respiratory Research - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusion: 16 of 19 studies treated by CHM granules only showed positive result in 7 diseases and negative result in 1 disease. 17 of 21 studies treated by combination therapy against conventional therapy showed positive result in 6 diseases and negative result in 3 diseases. However, both the absolute and relative effectiveness of CHM formula granules compared with placebo need to be considered clinically. PMID: 31110552 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
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