News tagged with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Long-term use of vitamin E may decrease COPD risk

Long-term, regular use of vitamin E in women 45 years of age and older may help decrease the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by about 10 percent in both smokers and non-smokers, according to a study conducted ...

dateMay 16, 2010 in Health
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New test could identify smokers at risk of emphysema

Using CT scans to measure blood flow in the lungs of people who smoke may offer a way to identify which smokers are most at risk of emphysema before the disease damages and eventually destroys areas of the lungs, according ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Health
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