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Patricia Bratianu
Patricia Bratianu
May 17, 2019
These alternative treatments for COPD may be able to help you manage your condition, while also decreasing the need for some medications.

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COPD Research

The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research

Findings from seven recent COPD research studies have shed new light on genetic factors of COPD and new treatments for the condition.
by Lana Barhum on July 27, 2017
COPD Epidemic

Research Predicts COPD Epidemic

New research is predicting a COPD epidemic with a staggering increase in COPD cases over the next couple of decades, despite falling smoking rates.
by Kate Turner on September 20, 2016
Link Between COPD and Psoriasis

Research Finds a Link Between COPD and Psoriasis

A 2015 study has determined a connection between COPD and psoriasis, hopefully leading to better treatment and prevention of COPD in the future.
by Kate Turner on January 27, 2016
COPD Patient Runs Marathon

Post-Marathon With COPD Athlete Russell

"6 hours and 5 minutes after starting the New York marathon it was all over and I was satisfied that six months of hard work had paid off," writes Russell.
by Russell Winwood on November 17, 2015
Russell Winwood NY Marathon

New York Marathon Victory for COPD Athlete

Running a marathon is an impressive feat for anyone. For Russell Winwood, a stage IV COPD patient, impressive doesn’t even begin to describe it.
by Amanda Best on November 2, 2015
A New York Marathon Update from COPD Athlete Russell

A New York Marathon Update from COPD Athlete Russell

There's no better stage than the New York marathon to bring COPD and other lung diseases into focus!
by Russell Winwood on October 5, 2015
Recent COPD Research Findings

Recent COPD Research Findings

Findings from two recent COPD research studies have shed new light on development, progression and treatment of the disease.
by Angela Finlay on August 18, 2015
Leonard Nimoy COPD

Leonard Nimoy Didn’t Let COPD ‘Diminish His Capacity for Joy’

The late Leonard Nimoy refused to let his COPD and its limitations stop him from living life to the fullest, says friend and fellow actor Zachary Quinto.
by Amanda Best on March 3, 2015
COPD Lung Function

New Drug Improves Lung Function in COPD Patients

An experimental drug being tested by AstraZeneca for chronic lung disease may help improve COPD lung function, a new study has shown.
by Yvonne Banks on October 14, 2014
COPD Combo Therapy

COPD Combo Therapy Is Effective, Study Shows

A combination of two COPD medications, known as COPD combo therapy, may be the best treatment for the illness, a Canadian study has found.
by Yvonne Banks on October 7, 2014