Raleigh pharma sees stock jump as COPD drug returns positive results
A Raleigh drugmaker hit its targets in a clinical trial for its lung disease treatment, putting the company on a potential path to obtaining approval from regulators. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Trials Data on COPD Leave Primary Care Docs in the Dark Trials Data on COPD Leave Primary Care Docs in the Dark
Flare-ups and breathing difficulties were common among patients seen at primary care practices, suggesting a need for better evidence to guide treatment for the condition, a new analysis found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Global COPD Burden; Driving Restrictions After Fainting?
(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 6, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

COPD Remains Considerable Public Health Burden Globally
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 -- Globally, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains a major public health concern, according to a study published online July 26 in The BMJ. Saeid Safiri, Ph.D., from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why COPD Is Often Worse in Women Than Men
A new study suggests women tend to experience more severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men due to the smaller size of their airways. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why COPD Is Often Worse in Women Than Men
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 -- Women tend to experience more severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men, and the smaller size of their airways may be the reason why, a new study suggests. Though men still have a higher rate of COPD... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CT screening evens out gender disparity in lung cancer mortality
Men with lung cancer have a much higher risk of mortality compared with women...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Smaller lung airways heighten women's COPD risk Do CT lung cancer screening rules need to be expanded again? Did new CT lung cancer screening guidelines really improve access? CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults 2021 lung cancer screening recs boost Black Americans' eligibility (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why COPD Is Often Worse in Women Than Men
Title: Why COPD Is Often Worse in Women Than MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/3/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - August 3, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Smaller Airways Set the Stage for Worse COPD Outcomes in Women
(MedPage Today) -- Smaller airways in women may explain their worse respiratory outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a large cohort study suggested. For never-smokers and ever-smokers alike, CT imaging revealed that men had... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 2, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Why Extreme Heat Is So Bad for the Human Body
Blistering temperatures aren’t just uncomfortable. They can quickly escalate to become life-threatening: According to data from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers, more than 700 people nationwide died from heat-related causes annually from 2004 to 2018. Some research suggests that the death toll will rise in the coming years as climate change makes extreme heat more common. Here’s what you need to know about the health risks of extreme heat and how to understand your own risk. What happens when the body gets too hot Human beings evolved in tropical climates and can tolerate heat well by...
Source: TIME: Health - August 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change Evergreen healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Smaller lung airways heighten women's COPD risk
The fact that women tend to have narrower lung airways heightens their ris...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ECR: Did COVID boost CT radiation exposure? ECR: Is chest CT indicated for children with suspected COVID-19? Machine learning plus CAD with chest CT speeds COVID diagnosis COVID changes in CT use in the ED suggest path going forward Does the SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant have specific CT signs? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 2, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Topical PDE4-Inhibitor Roflumilast for Psoriasis FDA Approves Topical PDE4-Inhibitor Roflumilast for Psoriasis
A topical formulation of a PDE4 inhibitor approved for treating COPD has been approved for treatment of plaque psoriasis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 30, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Exercise Limitations in COPD -- More Inhalers? Exercise Limitations in COPD -- More Inhalers?
GOLD recommends a second inhaler for patients with COPD and dyspnea. Aaron Holley disagrees.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Low pay and damp housing driving UK lung disease deaths, study finds
Researchers say 55% of COPD patients suffering two or more acute attacks a year earn under £20,000, with the poorest five times more likely to die from the conditionPoorer people are much more likely to die from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than wealthier patients due to damp housing and low pay, researchers have found.A survey of nearly 6,000 people living with COPD, one of Britain ’s most common lung conditions, found that structural inequalities had a significant bearing on whether a patient would survive.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Josh Halliday Tags: UK news Health Inequality Science Poverty Bronchitis Source Type: news

What the Supreme Court ’s Stunning Rulings Mean for Your Health
The Supreme Court’s recent trio of landmark rulings—relaxing concealed carry gun laws, overturning Roe v. Wade, and limiting the power of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate power-plant emissions industry wide—have generated all manner of political and judicial blowback. Those who stand to benefit from the rulings applaud the court’s historic actions, and critics condemn them as extreme judicial overreach. But more important than politics is the very real impact the rulings are likely to have—in both the short and long term—on the health of Americans, whose lives are d...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone and Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news