Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulmonary rehab associated with lower COPD mortality

(HealthDay)—Initiation of pulmonary rehabilitation within three months of hospital discharge for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is significantly associated with a lower risk for mortality at one year for Medicare ...

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, ...

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