Diseases And Conditions Information/COPD

January 11, 2019

Daily Vitamin D Could Be a Lifesaver for Some COPD Patients

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deadly lung attacks may be averted in some COPD patients with a daily dose of vitamin D, new research […]
January 7, 2019

Flu Shot Crucial for Those With COPD

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a flu shot can be a lifesaver. But many of […]
November 15, 2018

Why Are So Few COPD Patients Getting Vital Rehab Treatment?

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains the fourth biggest killer in the United States. But only a fraction of […]
October 16, 2018

Xanax, Valium Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in COPD Patients With PTSD

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from two common conditions — post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the breathing disorder known as chronic obstructive […]
October 2, 2018

AHA: Lung Scans of COPD Patients Can Reveal Heart Disease — and Death Risk

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People with the chronic lung disease known as COPD often get chest CT scans so that doctors can […]
September 18, 2018

Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Breathe

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Thousands of Americans struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have a new treatment option to help them […]
July 27, 2018

Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study

FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A feeling of breathlessness is the hallmark of the respiratory ailment known as COPD. Now, Canadian researchers say vaping […]
April 9, 2018

COPD Patients May Breathe Easier With Tai Chi

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People struggling with COPD might find some relief in an ancient art. The centuries-old practice of tai chi appears […]
April 6, 2018

COPD Is an Adult Killer, But Its Origins May Lie in Childhood

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — COPD may seem like an adult disease, often tied to smoking. But two new studies suggest it could have […]
February 13, 2018

Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are placed on powerful inhaled corticosteroid therapy to ease symptoms. But […]
February 1, 2018

Fit Kids Have Healthier Lungs as Adults: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yet another reason to get your child off the couch: Fit children have healthier lungs later, new research suggests. […]
December 7, 2017

Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The doctor who diagnosed Grace Anne Koppel with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) didn’t pull any punches. She should […]