Lung Disease (COPD)

Lung Disease
Cured Meats May Worsen COPD
Cured Meats May Worsen COPD Eating More Than 1 Slice of Ham Per Day May Raise Risk of COPD Flares WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J....
Study: Vitamin D Has No Clear Benefit for COPD Patients
Study: Vitamin D Has No Clear Benefit for COPD Patients But Vitamin D Supplementation May Reduce COPD Flare-ups in People With Severely Low Levels WebMD Health News By Denise Mann...
COPD Prevalence Stable, but Death Rate Declines in Men
COPD Prevalence Stable, but Death Rate Declines in Men CDC Report: COPD Prevalence Rate Relatively Unchanged in Previous Decade WebMD Health News By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Walking Speed May Indicate Severity of COPD
Walking Speed May Indicate Severity of COPD Study Shows Walking Test Helps Measure Risk of Hospitalization for COPD Patients WebMD Health News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Laura J....
EPA Proposes New Mercury Air Pollution Rules
EPA Proposes New Mercury Air Pollution Rules Standards Proposed by Environmental Protection Agency Will Cut Mercury Released by Power Plants WebMD Health News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Laura...
Beta-Blockers May Help COPD Patients
Beta-Blockers May Help COPD Patients Medication May Cut Respiratory Flare-ups in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Vitamin E May Lower Women's Lung Disease Risk
Vitamin E May Lower Women's Lung Disease Risk Study Finds Slight Reduction in COPD Risk in Women Who Regularly Take Vitamin E Supplements WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed...
Acupuncture May Be Worth a Shot for COPD
Acupuncture May Be Worth a Shot for COPD Small Study Shows Acupuncture May Help People With COPD Breathe Easier WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Nation's Air Improving, Even in L.A.
Nation's Air Improving, Even in L.A. Air Quality in Most Polluted Cities Is Best in Over a Decade, Report Finds WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J....
Respiratory Disorder Seen in Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans
Respiratory Disorder Seen in Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans Study Shows Some Service Members Return From the Middle East With Constrictive Bronchiolitis WebMD Health News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J....
Worst U.S. Air: Bakersfield Calif.; Best: Honolulu, Santa Fe
Worst U.S. Air: Bakersfield, Calif.; Best: Honolulu, Santa Fe Lung Association Says Air Pollution Kills, Ranks Best/Worst U.S. Cities, Counties WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura...
Hands-Free Faucets Not Germ-Free, Study Finds
Hands-Free Faucets Not Germ-Free, Study Finds Electronic Faucets May Be More Contaminated With Disease-Carrying Bacteria Than Manual Faucets, Researcher Says WebMD Health News By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Laura J....
Scientists See Serious Health Risks in Gulf Oil Spill
Scientists See Serious Health Risks in Gulf Oil Spill Repiratory, Mental Health Problems Among the Dangers From Exposure to Oil WebMD Health News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed by Laura J....
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Are Indoor Risk
Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Are Indoor Risk Researchers Find EDC Levels Are Higher Indoors Than Outdoors WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Patrick...
FDA Approves New Drug Daliresp to Treat COPD
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat COPD Daliresp Will Be Sold in Pill Form to Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease WebMD Health News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed by Laura J....
COPD Patients May Be Overtreated With Steroids
COPD Patients May Be Overtreated With Steroids Study Shows Lower-Dose Steroid Treatment May Be as Effective as High-Dose WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Frequent Flare-Ups a Worse COPD Type?
Frequent Flare-Ups a Worse COPD Type? Even in Milder COPD, Frequent Exacerbations May Mean Worse Disease Type WebMD Medical News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
COPD Patients May Have Risk of Shingles
COPD Patients May Have Risk of Shingles Researchers Suggest People With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Get Shingles Vaccine WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
New Technique May Help Diagnose Asthma, COPD
New Technique May Help Diagnose Asthma, COPD Study Shows 4 Biomarkers May Be Helpful in Diagnosis of Respiratory Conditions WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Wii Fit Exercises May Help COPD Patients
Wii Fit Exercises May Help COPD Patients Wii Workouts May Help Patients Improve Muscle Tone, Fitness, Researchers Say WebMD Medical News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Vitamin D May Improve Breathing for COPD Patients
Vitamin D May Improve Breathing for COPD Patients Study Shows Improvement in Lung Function for COPD Patients Who Get Vitamin D Supplements WebMD Medical News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed...
Long-Term Antibiotic May Reduce COPD Problems
Long-Term Antibiotic May Reduce COPD Problems At 1-Year Mark, Azithromycin Reduced COPD Flare-ups WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Hurricane Sandy’s...
Study: 1 in 4 People Likely to Develop COPD
Study: 1 in 4 People Likely to Develop COPD Researchers Say Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Is Higher for Men Than Women WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed...
FDA Approves New Inhaler for COPD
FDA Approves New Inhaler for COPD Tudorza Pressair Approved for Long-term Management of COPD WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Hurricane Sandy’s...
Serena Williams' Pulmonary Embolism, Hematoma: FAQ
Serena Williams' Pulmonary Embolism, Hematoma: FAQ Tennis Star Recovering From Life-Threatening Blood Clot WebMD Medical News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Is...

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