COPD Management

FDA Approves Triple Combination Therapy for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

July 28, 2020

Approval was based on trials that reported significantly reduced exacerbation rates compared with dual-combination therapies.

COVID-19 Mortality Higher With COPD and Smoking, Study Finds

June 24, 2020

Results of a PLOS ONE study determined a positive relationship between COPD and smoking and mortality rates from COVID-19.

What Pharmacists Need to Know About COPD and Transitions of Care

December 19, 2019

Pharmacists can play an integral role in transitions-of-care for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to prevent hospital readmissions.

How To Manage a COPD Flare-Up

November 26, 2019

Tips to help COPD patients decrease their flare-up risks.

What Patients Should Know About Inhaled Steroids

November 26, 2019

The range of inhaled therapies has expanded dramatically in recent years.

Genetic Variations Predispose COPD Susceptibility

October 29, 2019

Fewer tracheobronchial branches may be a genetically-related risk factor.

Mid-Life Cardiovascular Fitness Prevents and Moderates COPD

October 29, 2019

Regular exercise can be an effective way to delay the onset and acceleration of COPD.

Studies Examining Marijuana and COPD

October 04, 2019

Whether marijuana use increases COPD susceptibility remains uncertain.

Flu Shot May Be a COPD Lifesaver

October 04, 2019

Only 50% of COPD patients are estimated to be vaccinated.

New Developments in Treating and Diagnosing COPD

September 06, 2019

Imaging techniques, stem cell therapy, and more!