Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ted Koppel's fight to make COPD headline news

(HealthDay)—The doctor who diagnosed Grace Anne Koppel with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) didn't pull any punches.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Personalised treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders

Ever realised you've forgotten your inhaler and immediately felt your breathing become more difficult? Ever wanted to walk upstairs to get something, but the thought of becoming breathless has stopped you? You're not alone! ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Online pulmonary rehabilitation not inferior to face-to-face rehab

Online pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was found to be as effective as face-to-face rehabilitation programs at improving patients' exercise capacity and symptom control, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Recommendations updated for diagnosis, management of COPD

(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been updated for diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to the Global Initiative for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

NPPV can enhance efficiency of pulmonary rehab in patients with COPD

Patients with severe but stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can face many obstacles when it comes to exercising and staying healthy. Patients usually experience shortness of breath and a reduced ability to ...

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