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In a phase II clinical trial, targeted lung denervation, a procedure used to open the airways, was shown to be safe and effective in people with COPD.
Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.
Asthma inhalers have changed significantly over time. Learn more about how inhalers, nebulizers, and mists can deliver specific medications to treat asthma.
An in-depth look at what some consider the most effective therapy for COPD.
How pulmonary rehabilitation has given Grace Koppel many more years to live than expected.
If you have COPD, you’re probably more satisfied with the quality of your health care when you have the chance to ask your doctor questions. This quiz could help you start that conversation during your next visit.
COPD patients commonly use inhaled corticosteroids on a regular basis for maintenance of their condition. Here are the latest guidelines for their safe use.
For hospitalized COPD patients who have breathing difficulties not severe enough for intubation, noninvasive ventilation helps, studies show.
Quitting smoking can be hard, but you may recover faster than you expect. Here's what happens to your body days, months, and years after quitting smoking.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.