News tagged with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Improving health care in the Internet age

Faster and more widely available internet access has improved our lives in many ways but healthcare is lagging behind, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Other
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Air pollution exposure increases risk of severe COPD

Long term exposure to low-level air pollution may increase the risk of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to researcher s in Denmark. While acute exposure of several days to high level air pollution ...

dateOct 19, 2010 in Health
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Cheek swab may detect lung cancer

Early detection is critical for improving cancer survival rates. Yet, one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, lung cancer, is notoriously difficult to detect in its early stages.

dateOct 07, 2010 in Cancer
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