Older people with COPD tak...

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:00:00 PDT – Older people with COPD taking benzodiazepines more likely to experience adverse respiratory outcomes A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues “significantly increase the risk” that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit… Read...

Anoro® (umeclidinium/v...

Tue, 13 May 2014 02:00:00 PDT – Anoro® (umeclidinium/vilanterol) gains marketing authorisation in Europe for the treatment of COPD GlaxoSmithKline plc and Theravance, Inc. have announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Anoro® (umeclidinium/vilanterol) as a once-daily, maintenance… Read...

Health of COPD patients ma...

Mon, 19 May 2014 01:00:00 PDT – Health of COPD patients may deteriorate with higher temperatures If you suffer from COPD, staying cool this summer may provide much more significant benefits than simply feeling more comfortable. Read...

COPD linked to significant...

Tue, 20 May 2014 01:00:00 PDT – COPD linked to significantly higher risk of heart failure As if increased risks of high blood pressure, respiratory infections, lung cancer and even depression weren’t enough, researchers say patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have… Read...
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