Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New potential to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is defined by emphysema and/or chronic bronchitis. It destroys the normal architecture of the lung and inhibits the mechanical aspects of breathing, which prevents necessary gas ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hope for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

NUS pharmaceutical scientists have discovered that a naturally-derived compound is a potential drug candidate for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A hands-on approach to treating patients with pulmonary disease

Researchers at Michigan State University are working to show how a noninvasive, drug-free form of hands-on medical care can help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease improve their breathing.

Medical research

Scattered X-rays improve early detection of pulmonary disease

Severe lung diseases are among the leading causes of death worldwide. To date they have been difficult to diagnose at an early stage. Within an international collaboration scientists from Munich now developed an X-ray technology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines effect of depressed mood on pulmonary rehab completion

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that people with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are also depressed have difficulty sticking to a pulmonary rehabilitation program. This appears to be particularly ...

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