Postmenopausal women with a chronic lung disorder, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma, may be at higher risk for osteoporosis of the hip.
A complex and expensive procedure, a lung transplant can prolong survival and improve quality of life for those with end-stage lung diseases.
Left untreated, depression can adversely affect overall health and effectiveness of COPD therapy.
Older adults hospitalized just once for pneumonia may suffer functional and cognitive decline. Here’s the research.
Do you sometimes not bother removing and cleaning your dentures before you go to sleep? Here’s why that’s not a good idea.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease flares can take a significant toll on patients. But a growing body of research suggests that some can be prevented.
People who have COPD for a longer time and experience frequent flare-ups are at greatest risk.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), over time, can affect the heart. Learn how our heart and lungs work together as a team to keep us healthy.
If you are a woman with asthma and you are thinking of getting pregnant or if you have just learned that you are expecting a baby, try not to worry.