Posts in the “COPD COPD” category:

You Are Not Your COPD

Posted by Samantha Powell on May 15th, 2014 |

Here is your chance to help others by sharing your story or advice about living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). For every submission, Healthline will donate $10 to the COPD Foundation. The Healthline editorial team will also select one winner from the top five most shared submissions, and that winner will receive a $75 […]

New COPD Study Reveals Risk of Inhaled Corticosteroids and Pneumonia

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 10th, 2014 |

Date: 3/10/14 Outlet Full Name: Bio News Texas Author: Irlanda Espinosa http://bionews-tx.com/news/2014/03/10/new-copd-study-reveals-risk-inhaled-corticosteroids-pneumonia/ Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive illness that causes breathing limitations due to active inflammation within the lungs. Currently, the disease affects 64 million people, and is the cause of 5% of all deaths in the 193 countries that work with […]

New Lung Valve has COPD Patients Breathing Easier

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Lung Valve has COPD Patients Breathing Easier Date: 2/27/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 Florida Author: Alix Redmonde http://www.mysuncoast.com/health/new-lung-valve-has-copd-patients-breathing-easier/article_9f58303e-9ff1-11e3-aa21-0017a43b2370.html Four million Americans suffer from some form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, more commonly known as COPD. It’s now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., though a new device may […]

StemGenex Announces Newest Stem Cell Treatment for COPD Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 11th, 2014 |

Date: 2/11/14 Outlet Full Name: Sacramento Bee Author: No author http://www.sacbee.com/2014/02/11/6147043/stemgenex-announces-newest-stem.html LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ — StemGenex®, the leading resource for adult adipose stem cell therapy in the US aimed at improving the lives of patients dealing with degenerative diseases, today announced the newest therapy to assist patients diagnosed with COPD. […]

“Piers Morgan Live, Rewind”: Leonard Nimoy on COPD

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 11th, 2014 |

Date: 2/11/14 Outlet Full Name: CNN Author: No author http://piersmorgan.blogs.cnn.com/2014/02/11/piers-morgan-live-rewind-leonard-nimoy-on-copd-and-the-authors-of-hrc-on-the-role-bill-clinton-might-play-in-hillarys-campaign/ Whether you fell asleep early, stayed out too late, or simply want to watch it again, we realize it’s not always possible to get your entire “Piers Morgan Live” fix from television. As an answer to this, we offer the below labor of love – […]

Researchers Reveal Link Between COPD Risk Genes and Lung Cells

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 4th, 2014 |

Date: 2/4/14 Outlet Full Name: Weill Cornell Medical College Author: No author http://weill.cornell.edu/news/news/2014/02/researchers-reveal-link-between-copd-risk-genes-and-lung-cells.html It has long been a mystery: Why do breathing difficulties develop in one out of five smokers? What puts these smokers at risk for development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the third-leading killer of Americans, while 80 percent seem to be […]

Family Matters: Lung Cancer and COPD Are Two Important Issues Being Focused on During November

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 29th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Family Matters:  Lung Cancer and COPD Are Two Important Issues Being Focused on During November Date:  10/29/13 Outlet Full Name:  TC Palm Author:  JSG Medical Plan http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2013/oct/29/family-health-matters-lung-cancer-and-copd-are-two/ STUART — Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in the United States, while as many as 24 million people in the United States […]