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May 21, 2012
COPD Diagnoses and Deaths Continue to Rise in Women
According to a recent health interview survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths in U.S. related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have increased much faster among women than men over the last 20 years, while women were also more likely to receive hospitalization or emergency room care due to COPD.

December 19, 2011
Genetic Condition May Be Undiagnosed in COPD Patients
Hundreds of people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have yet to be diagnosed with a genetic condition that causes severe hereditary emphysema, according to a recent study published in Respiratory Research.

September 12, 2011
Burden of COPD Revealed in New Peer-Reviewed Publication
A recent survey on the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has revealed substantive insight into the economic, social and personal impact of COPD for working-aged patients around the world.

April 11, 2011
COPD Patients at Higher Risk of Shingles
Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients may be at a higher-than-average risk for developing shingles, according to a recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

April 05, 2011
Coping With COPD: Delegate Responsibility
Delegating responsibility is an important stress management tool and an effective way to actively manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

March 25, 2011
Urban Drug Users Have Increased Risk of Undiscovered Obstructive Lung Diseases
Urban populations with a history of current or former drug use are at a greater risk of undiscovered obstructive lung diseases (OLDs), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

December 06, 2010
Coping with COPD: Reduce Stress
Unavoidable factors in daily life, stress and anxiety can have a particularly negative effect on those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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