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New Meds, Trials, and Studies

MAC Lung Infection

Have you been recently/newly diagnosed with a MAC lung infection? MAC is the most common form of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM). NTM are bacteria commonly found in the environment. MAC can get inside your lungs when you breathe them in and can affect certain people more than others. Most people who come in contact with MAC do not develop an infection. However, some individuals are at a greater risk of developing an infection called MAC lung disease. MAC lung disease is a serious condition. If untreated, it can cause damage to the lungs.

A new study is looking for individuals with newly diagnosed MAC lung disease who may be interested in participating in a clinical study that is evaluating a drug for potential treatment of MAC lung infections and for the potential to improve symptoms of MAC lung infection including decreased respiratory discomfort and decreased fatigue.

Your participation in the study could potentially contribute to advancements in MAC lung disease research.

You can visit https://www.patientwing.com/ntmstudy-arise-encore-COPD for more information and to see if you may qualify. If you qualify to enroll, and decide to participate, you will be assigned to one of two studies investigating MAC lung disease.

Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of SAR440340/REGN3500/Itepekimab in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (AERIFY-2) dated Mar 23, 2022, sponsored by Sanofi

Pivotal Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Dupilumab in Patients With Moderate to Severe COPD With Type 2 Inflammation (NOTUS) dated Feb 10, 2022, sponsored by Sanofi

💠 COmmunity Patients at Risk of Viral Infections Including SARS-CoV-2 (CORVIS) See Article: UK Trial Recruiting Patients to Test At-home Nitric Oxide Nebulizer dated April 26, 2021, sponsored by Thirty Respiratory Limited

🅰 Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of TLD in Patients With COPD (AIRFLOW–3) Nuvaira Lung Denervation System (Nuvaira System), Nuvaira’s Targeted Lung Denervation Therapy Shown to Lower Hospitalization Risk and see News “Nuvaira Hopes” dated September 11, 2019, sponsored by Nuvaira, Inc.

RejuvenAir® System Trial for COPD With Chronic Bronchitis (SPRAY–CB) sponsored by CSA Medical, see also RejuvenAir®

Ensifentrine A Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Ensifentrine in Patients With COPD, sponsored by Verona Pharma plc, Collaborator Iqvia Pty Ltd

LEEP Losartan Effects on Emphysema Progression LEEP is a randomized clinical trial evaluating the effect of Losartan in helping people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) with emphysema – a disease of the lungs. We are looking for adults 40 years of age or older, current or former smokers, with COPD to join our study. The study is conducted in different states across the country.

🚬 Insight COPD Intervention Study In Overweight Patients with COPD We are trying to find out if a program proven to help people lose a modest amount of weight and increase their physical activity will improve COPD symptoms for those with a high BMI. To be in the study, you will need to have COPD, high BMI, history of smoking, shortness of breath, and be 40 years or older.

🚬 RETHINC REdefining Therapy IN early COPD The purpose of the RETHINC study is to determine whether symptomatic current and former smokers with normal lung function will benefit from the use of bronchodilator therapy currently used to treat patients who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Emphysema/COPD Research Registry [PA only] Have COPD, 40 and up, 10 year smoking history

Pulmonary Fibrosis Click the link to find many clinical trials avilable offered for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis by Clinicaltrials.gov

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⭐ COPD Exacerbations: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective John Linnell, John R Hurst November 8, 2019

Suggested Inhaler Sequence — Previous
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Oxygen Manifesto, Oxygen Manifesto, Part 1: Advice from 3 Respiratory Specialists Noah Greenspan, Mark W Mangus Sr, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, & Oxygen Expert Ryan Diesem

Oxygen Manifesto, Oxygen Manifesto, Part 2: the Devices (Advice from 3 Respiratory Specialists) Noah Greenspan, Mark W Mangus Sr, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, & Oxygen Expert Ryan Diesem

Oxygen Manifesto, Oxygen Manifesto, Part 3: Tips and Tricks from 3 Respiratory Specialists) Noah Greenspan, Mark W Mangus Sr, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, & Oxygen Expert Ryan Diesem

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Starting Pulmonary Rehab Soon After Hospitalization for COPD Lowers Death Risk

American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation — AACVPR Resources

Home Oxygen Therapy for Adults with Chronic Lung Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline

10 Exercise Myths and Truths: Advice from a Respiratory Specialist Noah Greenspan

Pulmonary Rehab Alternatives

Depression and COPD Q & A

American Lung Assn Online Support Communities

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Zephyr Lung Valves Information

- Hospitals Offering Zephyr Valve Treatment
Members Stories on Valve Trials & Treatments

Spiration Endobronchial Valves

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COPD Foundation’s Slim Skinny Reference Guide®
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Smoking & Tobacco

Still Smoking with Emphysema?
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🚭 World No Tobacco Day 🚭

· Cigarette and e-Cigarette Transitions and Respiratory Symptoms
· Smoking-Cessation Program that Targets Cancer Patients Effective
· CVD Risk Not Reduced With Dual Use of E-Cigarettes, Smoking
· Vaping Doesn’t Cut CV Risk for Those Who Also Smoke
· Smoking Habits Unchanged During COVID-19 Pandemic
· Philip Morris Recruits FDA Vet as Part of Its Move Away from Cigarettes
· Decrease in Youth Smoking Menthol Cigarettes After Cigarette Ban
· 1.3 Million Smokers May Quit if US Bans Menthol Cigarettes
· How Far Should the Menthol Ban Go?
· Cigarette Smoking Decreased for Adults With Behavioral Health Conditions
· Unsmoke Is a Joke
· Vape Tricks in Indonesia
· FDA Proposes Ban on Menthol Cigarettes
· E-cigarettes May Complicate Teen Attempts to Quit Nicotine
· Adults With Depression, SUDs Less Likely to Smoke These Days
· Tobacco Smoking Rates Are Decreasing in People With Major Depression and Substance Use Disorder
· Many Doctors Unaware of Benefits of E-Cigarettes for Quitting Smoking
· New Law Allows FDA to Police E-Cigarettes Made With Synthetic Nicotine
· Passive Smoking Linked to Increased Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
· Inflammatory Effect of Diesel Exhaust Exposure in Ex-Smokers With COPD
· How a Social and Traditional Media Campaign Catalyzed Government Action on Tobacco Control in Senegal
· Risk of Cancers Significantly Improved With Smoking Cessation, Reduction
· Airline Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Respiratory Health
· Benefits of Smoking Cessation Quantified in Patients With ASCVD
· FDA Authorizes More E-Cigarette Products
· E-Cig Cessation for Teens; COVID and Neurological Events
· Patients With Chronic Disease More Likely to Receive Smoking Cessation Advice
· Statewide Bans on Flavored E-Cigarette Products Associated With Reduced Sales
· Americans Flocked to Weight-Loss Medications During the Pandemic But Continued to Smoke
· Prevalence of Smoking 28.1% in Underserved Communities
· More Research Needed on Use of Premium Cigars, Report Finds
· E-Cigarette Use Linked to Increased Odds of Prediabetes
· Cigarette Smoke Plus Viral Infection Seen to Alter Lung Structure in Mice

· E-Cigarette Smoking History Tied to Increased Bladder, Lung Cancer Risk
· E-Cigarette Smoking History Tied to Increased Bladder, Lung Cancer Risk
· E-Cigarette Use Tied to Respiratory Symptoms, Wheezing
· Developing a Theoretical Marketing Framework to Analyse JUUL and Compatible E-cigarette Product Promotion on Instagram
· E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking May Not Result in Success
· Understanding the Dynamics of Notification and Implementation of Article 5.3 Across India’s States and Union Territories
· Study: E-Cigs Are Not Helping People Quit Smoking
· E-cigarette Brands and Social Media Influencers on Instagram: a Social Network Analysis
· Variations in Risks from Smoking Between High-income, Middle-income, and Low-income Countries: an Analysis of Data from 179,000 Participants from 63 Countries
· American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2022
· How to Avoid Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking
· E-cigarette Use May Lead Some to Quit Traditional Cigarettes
· Combinatorial Therapies With Varenicline Most Effective for Smoking Cessation
· Effect of Cigarette Smoking in Patients With Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis
· E-Cigarettes Tied to Quitting Among Smokers Not Trying to Quit
· Smoking, Alcohol Cessation and Ocular Health: How Quitting Can Save Your Patients’ Vision
· Score One for Vapes in Smoking Cessation
· Smoking Increases Diabetes Damage to Corneal Endothelial Cell Density
· Myocarditis After COVID Vax; Cigar Sales in Convenience Stores
· E-Cigarettes May Increase the Risk for Erectile Dysfunction
· Prevalence of Fragility Fractures Increase With E–Cigarette Use
· To Get Pregnant Smokers to Quit, Money Talks
· Almost Half of Lung Cancer Patients Still Smoked After Surgery
· Many Stroke Survivors Continue to Smoke
· Smoking Cessation Rates No Different With Varenicline Combo, Extension
· E–Cigarette Use Associated With Increased Odds of Asthma and COPD
· Quitting Smoking Tied to Slower Motor Decline in Multiple Sclerosis
· FDA Gives First Greenlight to E–Cig
· Otolaryngology–Related Side Effects Following E–Cigarette Use Identified
· Sabotage, Deceit and Duplicity British American Tobacco Uncovered
· A Global Tax on Tobacco Products Will Have Massive Health Benefits
· Annual CT Lung Screening Reduces Lung Cancer–Related Mortality in Smokers
· All Eyes on FDA: The Upcoming Regulation of Juul E–Cigarettes
· COPD Associated With Concurrent Use of Electronic, Conventional Cigarettes
· Cigarette Smoking Deteriorates Dry Eye Parameters
· E–Cigarette Use During Pregnancy Tied to Adverse Birth Outcomes
· Smoking History May Predict Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Outcomes in Metastatic Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer
· Does TikTok Push Vaping?
· Going Smoke–Free at Lung Cancer Diagnosis May Extend Lives
· FDA Must Act Quickly on Menthol Ban to Save Black Live, Advocates Argue
· Cytisine Not Noninferior to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation
· Cytisine Hits Snag as Smoking Cessation Aid
· Text Message Vaping Intervention May Help Young Adults Quit
· Respiratory Disease and Smoking May Both Increase Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
· Respiratory Disease and Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis — What’s the Link?
· More Than 1 in 4 Adults With Cardiovascular Disease Currently Smoke
· Heart Patients Outdo Rest of the Country in Tobacco Use
· Call for Global Adoption, Enforcement of Evidence–Based Tobacco Control Policies
· New Campaigns Mark World No Tobacco Day 2021
· Number of Smokers Continuing to Rise Worldwide
· Even Exposure to Passive Smoking Increases Risk of RA
· Investigation Pokes Holes in Idea That Smoking Cuts COVID Risks
· E–Cigarette Use Linked to Higher Odds of Asthma in Young Adults
· Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Odds of ADHD Symptoms
· Vaping Alone May Boost Lung Troubles
· Cognition and Smoking; Sleep Drugs and Women; Your Brain Under Anesthesia
· Weight Gain Does Not Attenuate the Mortality Benefit of Smoking Cessation
· Approach Bias Retraining With Virtual Reality Technology Reduces Smoking
· FDA Poised to Ban Menthol Cigarettes
· Dual Use of ENDS, Smoking Tobacco Increases Risk of Incident Respiratory Symptoms
· Op–Ed: Is FDA’s Cigarette Ban Just Smoke and Menthols?
· Time to Screen for Older Patients’ Cannabis Use?
· Electronic Nicotine Delivery System May Reduce Toxicant Exposure, Cigarette Consumption
· FDA Takes Key Step Toward Banning Menthol in Cigarettes and Cigars
· Did Vaping THC ‘Wax’ for 5 Days Cause This Teen Girl’s Seizure?
· Smoking Cessation: Mortality Benefit Outweighs Metabolic Costs
· Rates of Interest in Quitting E–Cigarette Among Different Types of Smokers
· Majority of E–Cigarette Users Want to Quit
· Many E–Cig Users Want to Quit
· Current Smoking Linked to Increase in Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Black Americans
· E–Cigarettes May Help Smokers With Schizophrenia Reduce Tobacco Smoking
· Increased Lung Injury Seen With Vaping Cannabis Versus Vaping, Smoking Nicotine
· Efficacy of Indacaterol/Glycopyrronium vs Salmeterol/Fluticasone in Former Smokers With COPD
· More Than 3#37; of US Workers Are Current E–Cigarette Users
· New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Double the Number of Smokers Eligible for Annual Scans
· Current, Former Smokers With COPD and Severe Emphysema May Have Larger Aorta Diameters
· Emphysema Progression on CT Associated With Increased Mortality in Ever–Smokers
· Studies on Smoking and COVID–19
· Intensive Counseling Improves Smoking Cessation Rates in Patients With Cancer
· E–Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation: The Continued Debate
· Goblet Cell Hyperplasia Related to Active Smoke Exposure, Not Chronic Bronchitis
· Vaping in Adolescent Boys Doubles Risk for Subsequent Cigarette Use
· Causal Link Suggested for Smoking, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
· State of Tobacco Control 2021
· Intensity of Past Smoking Linked to COVID–19 Severity
· Research Insights Shape a Novel Public Campaign on the E–Cigarette Ban in India
· E–Cigarette Use May Be Associated With Increased COPD Risk
· USPSTF Declines to Back E–Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation
· Vaping in Adolescent Boys Doubles Risk for Subsequent Cigarette Use
· Inflammatory Biomarker Levels Similar for Dual Use of E–Cigarettes, Cigarettes and Exclusive Cigarette Use
· Vaping Levels in Teenagers Appear to Have Plateaued
· E–Cigarettes as Consumer Devices May Not Improve Smoking Cessation
· Vaping and Smoking as Harmful as Smoking Cigarettes Alone
· Tobacco Product Use Decreased Among US Middle, High School Students
· Study Finds Surge of Teen Vaping Levels Off, But Remains High in Early 2020
· Smoking Worsens Crohn’s Disease
· Teenagers Still Able to Access E–Cigarettes During COVID–19 Pandemic
· Ukraine—Tobacco Control—No Safe Control
· Sleep Deprivation May Be Linked to E–Cigarette Use in Young Adults
· Vaping Linked to Higher Respiratory Disease Risk in Large US Study
· Benefits of Electronic Cigarettes for Smokng Cessation Are Unclear
· Obesity May Affect Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
· Complaint: Philip Morris Smuggled Smokes, Distorted Data
· E–Cigarette Use May Increase Risk for Lung Injury
· Youths Coming Out as Bisexual Have Double the Odds of Cigarette Smoking Initiation
· Recent Wins in Global Tobacco Control
· Young People Coming Out as Bisexual Twice as Likely to Start Smoking
· Pack–Years Smoking History Associated With Lung Transplant Survival
· ‘License’ to Smoke After Negative Lung Screening?
· Lung Cancer Screening–Focused Tobacco Treatment Program May Not Improve Smoking Cessation
· Cannabis Dependency May Affect Outcomes in Asthma Exacerbation Hospitalizations
· E–Cig Potential; Tapping the Brakes on AI; Cancer’s Toll on Working Women
· Prenatal Smoke Exposure May Increase Baby’s Later COPD Risk, Mouse Study Says
· E–Cigs Gain Popularity for Smoking Cessation
· Deep–Learning Model Can Identify Smokers at High Risk for Lung Cancer
· Many Parents Unaware of Their Children’s E–Cigarette Use
· Comparing Efficacy of Smartphone Applications for Smoking Cessation
· Middle, High School Students Mainly Use Flavored E–Cigarettes
· Lung Disease–Specific Risk Factors for Hip Fracture in Smokers
· Smokeless Tobacco Poses Global Health Burden
· E–Cigarette Use Increased Significantly From 2017 to 2018
· Lung DNA Methylation in COPD May Differ by Smoking Status, Airflow Limitation
· Vaping, Marijuana Use in 2019 Rose in College–Age Adults
· Is the Increase in Teen Vaping Affecting Lung Cancer Rates?
· Smoking, High Early–Life BMI Projected to Add to MS Burden
· Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Device Cleared for Smoking Cessation
· COPD and Smoking May Be Associated With More Severe Outcomes in COVID–19
· E–Cigarette Use Linked to Increased Odds of COVID–19
· Adolescents Who Use E–Cigarettes, Marijuana May Have Higher Odds of Lifetime Asthma
· Smokers With Sleep Disturbances Are Less Likely to Quit Smoking
· Varenicline Strongly Recommended for Smoking Cessation
· Menthol Cigarette Ban May Reduce Smoking Rates
· Survivors of Smoking–Related Cancers Likely to Continue Smoking
· FDA Issues Warning Letters Regarding Illegal Sales of Vape Products
· Unfortunately, Ex–Smokers Still Face Increased Health Risks
· Nonsmoking Young Adults Less Vulnerable to Severe COVID–19
· Cartoons Still Common in Online E–Cig Marketing
· USPSTF: Extend Eligibility for CT Lung Cancer Screening
· Heat–Not–Burn Cigarettes Win Coveted Marketing Claims
· Canadian Government Restrictions on E&ndashCigarette Marketing Lower Use
· Subclinical Vascular Damage From Vaping May Spell Long–Term Ills
· Short–Term Secondhand Smoke Exposure Effects in Asthma vs COPD
· Smoking and COVID–19
· NIH Study Links Cigarette Smoking to Higher Stroke Risk in African Americans
· Lung Development May Explain Why Some Non–Smokers Get COPD and Some Heavy Smokers Do Not
· Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy May Increase Incidence of Adult–Onset Asthma in Offspring
· Smoking Cessation Programs in Lung Cancer Clinics Associated With Improved Survival
· COPD, Smoking Increase Death Risk in COVID–19 Patients, Study Says
· Does Patient Interest Show a Need for Cessation Programs in Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinics?
· Statement from José Luis Castro, President and CEO of Vital Strategies on World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2020
· Tobacco Smoke Exposure Limits Benefits of CFTR Modulators in Cystic Fibrosis
· Current and Former Smokers With COPD Have Risk for Cognitive Impairment
· Differences in Anxiety, Depression According to Current and Former Smoking Status
· Gut Microbiome: Link Between Smoking and Cancer?
· High E–Cig Use by US Adults Who Just Quit Regular Cigarettes
· NIH COVID–19 Guidelines; Vaping–Related Deaths: It’s TTHealthWatch!
· Removal of Juul Flavored E–Cigarette Products Likely Ineffective
· Regional Differences in Scale of Harm Caused by Secondhand Smoke
· Legal Marijuana Tied to Lower Rates of Vaping Illness
· NIDA Director Outlines Potential Risks to People Who Smoke and Use Drugs During COVID–19 Pandemic
· Nonsmoker Mortality Demonstrates Harm of Secondhand Smoke
· US Cigarette Packs Will Have Graphic Health Warnings Starting Next Year
· DNA Methylated CpG Sites Associated With Mortality in Current, Former Smokers
· Lung Cancer Mortality in Former Smokers Reduced With Low–Dose CT Screening
· Smoking Rates at All–Time Low, Surgeon General Reports
· Varenicline Initially Improves Continuous Abstention in Smokers With COPD
· Dual Use of E–Cigarettes and Combustible Cigarettes Increases Stroke Odds
· Congress May Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
· Secondhand Smoke May Increase Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
· E–Cigs Raise Risk of Chronic Lung Disease, Especially in Those Who Also Smoke, Study Finds
· E–Cigarette Use Is Independent Risk Factor for Chronic Lung Disease
· Evidence Supports Perioperative Nicotine Replacement Therapy
· FDA Approves Sale of Reduced–Nicotine Cigarettes
· History of Smoking Linked to Accelerated Decline in Lung Function
· CDC Updates Interim Guidance on Vaping–Related Lung Illness
· CDC: 20% of US Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
· Ferret Model Demonstrates Role of Cigarette Smoke in Airway Clearance
· Vaping Injuries Raise New Concerns About Medical Marijuana
· Regardless of Cigarette Type, Smoking Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk, Mortality
· Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping–Related Illness
· Does Cardiorespiratory Fitness Affect Lung Cancer Risk Among Male Smokers?
· Accelerated Lung Function Decline Even in Low–Intensity Smokers
· Pulmonary Embolism With Tobacco Dependence Linked to 30–Day Readmission
· CDC Releases Clinical Guidance on E–Cigarette Lung Injury
· Any Level of Smoking Can Lead to Long–Term Lung Damage, Study Says
· Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E–cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury CDC Update
· FDA: Stop Using Vaping Products Containing THC
· Survey: More Than 1 in 5 Millennials Use E–Cigarettes
· FDA Panel Votes on OTC Nicotine Mouth Spray for Smoking Cessation
· Vaping: The Threat to Public Health and the ATS Response
· Vaping Triggers Cellular Responses Similar to Cigarette Smoking, Potentially Increasing Risk of Emphysema
· Genetics Plus CT Highly Prognostic for Smokers’ Lung Cancer Risk
· Lung Cancer CT Scan Can Identify Smoking–Related Diseases
· Advisory from CDC re: Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E–Cigarette Products
· Glycopyrrolate Improves Lung Function in COPD, Regardless of Smoking Status
· Increasing USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility in African American Smokers
· Can Vaping Cause Lung Problems?
· E-–Cigarette Use, Flavorings May Increase Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds
· COPD Exacerbation from Biomass Smoke Likened to Risk Posed By Tobacco Smoke, Study Cautions
· Smoking Cessation Key Component of Cancer Moonshot Program


- Talking Points for Presentations

- COPD Foundation — The COPD Action Center

- Tell Secretary Becerra to Act Quickly to Remove Menthol Cigarettes

- Tell Congress: Support the Climate Change Health Protection and Promotion Act

- Managed Health Care Associates Works to Add Patient Voices to Advocacy

COPD Awareness Month

· Healthy Lung Month — October 2022

· November is National COPD Awareness Month
· November is Alpha-1 Awareness Month
· October Is Healthy Lung Month
· World Lung Day 2019: Healthy Lungs For All
· NIH statement on World COPD Day 2018
· 2012 COPD Proclamations Page
· 2011 COPD Proclamations Page
· Letters to Editor

COPD in the News & Current Projects

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19
What the COPD Community Needs to Know

State by State Guide to COVID–19

2020 US Health Depts by State for COVID–19 On one webpage is a current listing of all US States, territories, etc. It has links to their main pages, and wherever possible, their COVID–19 pages, languages available, phone numbers, and email addresses.

🌍 Links to Worldwide Coronavirus Disease (COVID—19) Coverage 🌏

❌Coronavirus disease (COVID–19) Advice for the Public: Myth Busters❌

🎬COPD Foundation: Coronavirus Information for the COPD Community🎬

🍏A Guide to Living With COPD During the COVID–19 Pandemic: Help, Resources, and Making a Personal Checklist🍏

· Coronary Heart Disease Risk Higher With COPD
· Switching Inhalers in Patients With Asthma and COPD
· Low-Severity COPD: Risk for Exacerbation, Hospitalization, and Death
· TSOI Seeks FDA OK to Launch Phase 1 Trial of JadiCell
· COPD Mortality Rates for Women Remained Unchanged From 1999 to 2019
· Empagliflozin for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Among Patients With COPD
· Impaired Ventilatory Efficiency, Dyspnea, and Exercise Limitation in COPD
· Kaia Health App Boosts Exercise Capacity, Adherence After Rehab
· Using Electronic Health Records to Predict Mortality Post COPD Hospitalization
· In COPD, Can Post-Discharge Follow-Up for Exacerbations Improve Outcomes?
· New Tool Better Predicts Risk of COPD in Ethnically Diverse Groups
· Functional Exercise Capacity in COPD: Are Field Tests Reliable Measures?
· Assessment of Inhaler Technique in Asthma and COPD Clinical Trials
· FDA Proposes Order Forcing Philips to Repair, Replace or Refund All Recalled Ventilators
· Asthma-COPD Overlap: Effectiveness of Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonists
· In Lung Cancer Patients, COPD Tied to More Surgery Complications
· Lung Signaling Protein ISM1 May Be New COPD Therapeutic Approach
· Greater On-the-job Exposure to Pesticides Linked to Higher COPD Risk
· COPD: Adherence, Persistence to Triple Therapy with Single vs Multiple Inhalers
· Promising Biologic Drug for Treating Chronic Lung Disease
· Are Exacerbations of Asthma and COPD Related to Daily Air Pollution Levels?
· COPD Trial for JadiCells Eyed on the Strength of COVID-19 Study Results
· What's the State of YOUR Air?
· COPD Life Expectancy and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
· Mortality in COPD Post Hospitalization for Pneumonia vs Exacerbation
· Philips Piles on Another Trio of Class I Recalls for Beleaguered Ventilator Portfolio
· $2.8M NIH Grant Will Fund Study of Carbon Dioxide Impact in COPD
· First Generic of Symbicort Receives FDA Approval
· FDA OKs World’s First Infrasound Stethoscope in US
· Targeting Fatty Molecules’s Receptors May Aid Lung Repair, Study Shows
· Sex and Gender in Asthma, COPD, OSA, ILD, and Lung Cancer
· Severe Eosinophilic Asthma: Does Smoking History Affect Treatment Response?
· Heart Failure in Patients With Exacerbations of COPD
· Astegolimab Lifts Quality of Life For Those With Frequent Flare-ups
· Check in — Comorbidities: Depression, Anxiety, and Panic
· COPD in Never-Smokers: What Are the Risk Factors?
· WHO Says 99% of World’s Population Breathes Poor-Quality Air
· Discovery of New Lung Cell Type May Clear Paths for Therapies
· Addressing Social Barriers to COPD Self-Management
· Treatment Effects of Liraglutide in Obese Patients With COPD
· Increased Mucus Protein From Viruses Linked to Exacerbations
· Differentiating Asthma and COPD With CT Imaging and Machine Learning
· Stapled Peptides Limit Mucus in Mouse Lungs, May Treat COPD
· Wellinks’ Mobile App Easy to Use, Valuable for Managing COPD: Study
· Characteristics and Symptoms Differentiating Chronic Bronchitis in COPD
· Moderna Trains Its mRNA Tech on the Common Cold and a Triple Whammy Against 3 Respiratory Diseases
· Philips’ Ventilator Woes Drag On with Yet Another Class I Recall
· Strados Labs Awarded $990K to Develop Wearable Lung Sensor
· Prevalence of Pulmonary Hypertension in COPD in Higher Altitude Locales
· Delayed Gastric Emptying Before Lung Transplant Affects Transplant Outcomes
· FDA Approves Generic Version of Symbicort for COPD, Asthma
· Can a Polygenic Risk Score Predict COPD Early in Life?
· First Generic OK’d for Popular Asthma, COPD Inhaler
· Propeller Announces Initiatives to Improve Inhaler Sensor Technology
· Low-Dose Aspirin Linked to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, Mortality in COPD Patients
· ‘Papa’s Pals’ Helping Highmark Wholecare Members in Pennsylvania
· Obesity Linked to COPD, Asthma in Pre-, Postmenopausal Women
· Chronic Respiratory Disease, Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders, and Mortality
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation Eases Symptoms, Improves Quality of Life
· COVID-19 Mortality and Obstructive Airway Diseases
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Affective Aspects of Dyspnea in COPD
· Lungs of COPD Patients May Get Locked in Pro-regenerative State
· Airborne Toxicants, Inflammation, and Immune Response in Asthma and COPD
· ENA, COPD Foundation Team Up on INNA-051 Antiviral Nasal Spray
· Respira Raises $2.8M to Develop New Sound Wave Lung-function Device
· FDA Approves Roflumilast, Generic Version of Daliresp for Severe COPD
· Is Balance Impairment an Issue for Younger Patients With COPD?
· Digital Stethoscope Maker Tyto Care Nabs European Approval for Its Lung Sound-identifying AI
· FDA Approves Generic Version of Brovana for Long-term Treatment
· UK Trial Recruiting Patients to Test At-home Nitric Oxide Nebulizer
· R mucilaginosa in Lower Airways Mitigates Inflammation in Chronic Lung Disorders
· Excess Iron in Lung Immune Cells May Add to Risk of Recurrent Infections
· What Risk Factors Accelerate a COPD Diagnosis in Patients With Asthma?
· COPD Mortality: Prognostic Value of Physical Capacity and Physical Activity
· New Atlas of COPD Lung Cells May Help Advance Treatments
· Promising Compound Derived From Tick Saliva May Help Stop Flare-ups
· Verona Completes Enrollment for ENHANCE-2 Trial of Ensifentrine
· Philips Adds Even More Ventilators to Class I Recall Caused by Faulty Sound-muffling Foam
· Clinical Utility of COPD Case-Finding Tools in Real-World Outpatient Settings
· On-the-Job Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk of COPD
· Ion Channel in Immune Cells May Serve as Target for COPD Treatment
· AirPhysio Device Now Available for Home Delivery in US
· Research Identifies Areas of COPD Research Most Important to Patients
· Questionnaires May Help Diagnose COPD When Resources Are Scarce
· First COPD Patient Enrolled in Phase 4 Study of Yupelri vs. Spiriva
· Hospitalization, Mortality Rates in Patients With Comorbid COPD, Heart Failure
· Linking COPD Severity With Emphysema Phenotypes Identified Via CT
· Study to Assess Wellinks’ Digital Health Platform in Managing COPD
· Chinese Remedy XBCQ Improved Lung Function in COPD Mice
· ‘Rome Proposal’ Sets Framework for Classifying COPD Exacerbations
· Quick Tips about the Philips Recall
· Study: Assessment for COPD Severity Should Be Race-neutral
· NuvoAir’s Inhaler Sensor Now Available in Europe
· Genetic Variant, Independent of Smoking, Is Risk Factor for COPD
· Edwards Grabs FDA Approval for Sapien 3 Pulmonary Replacement Valve with Stabilizing Prestent
· Expert Panel Guidelines Promote Access to In-Home NIV for Patients With COPD
· Anti-inflammatory Compound MgIG Eases COPD Symptoms in Rat Model
· Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19: What the COPD Community Needs to Know
· Phone App Breathing Exercises Help Respiratory Muscle Strength
· Impact of Chronic Loneliness Similar to ’Smoking a Half-pack of Cigarettes a Day for Many Years’
· Vigorous Physical Activity May Help Lessen Heart Dysfunction
· Hear, Hear: Sound Life Sciences Wins FDA OK for App that Uses Sonar to Measure Breathing
· Sputum Biomarkers Predictive of Exacerbations, Disease Severity in COPD
· Efforts Needed to De–Escalate Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids in COPD
· Yardley Pulmonary Center Brings Comprehensive Care to South Florida
· Sound Life Sciences Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Industry’s First Contactless Sonar-based Respiratory Monitor for Smart Devices
· Citing ‘Shock’ of Survey Findings, UK Foundation Presses for Change
· Racial/Ethnic Pulse Oximetry Variance Linked to Hidden Hypoxemia, Mortality
· Unmet Supportive Care Needs Impact QOL in Patients With Lung Cancer
· Respira’s Remote Device May Aid Timely Care for Lung Disorders
· Cipla Launches Spirofy Device in India to Help Test Lung Function
· Blowing Cool Air on Face Can Ease Breathlessness While Walking
· Simple, Low–cost Tests May Help Identify Undiagnosed COPD in China
· Antibiotics in Combo Appear More Effective at Killing Bacteria in Lungs
· Wellinks Raises $25M to Boost Access to Its Digital Healthcare Tools
· Year in Review:COPD
· Dark–Field Chest X–rays Could Improve Diagnosis, Early Detection
· Lace Up, Don Orange to Support COPD Awareness in November
· Effect of Air Pollution on Inflammation, Coagulation in Patients With AECOPD
· Voice as a Biomarker for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
· COPD Home Management Program Reduces Hospital Admissions
· Fluticasone Furoate/Umeclidinium/Vilanterol Therapy and COPD Exacerbations
· A New Basis for Predicting Future COPD Exacerbations During the Pandemic
· Hemoglobin May Be Promising Biomarker of Clinical Outcomes
· Corticosteroid Responsiveness Assessed in Patients with Chronic Cough
· Yale Researcher Using NIH Grant to Study Emphysema Mechanisms
· An Evaluation of Direct–to–Consumer Pulse Oximetry Devices
· COPD Foundation Uses AI to Focus Patient Needs, Find the Undiagnosed
· MUC5AC Protein May Help Cause Thick, Sticky Mucus in Lungs
· Revised Guidelines Perpetuate Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening
· Why Are you More Likely to Trigger Lung Problems in the Winter?
· Repeat Lung Injury Depletes Stem Cell Pool There, May Promote COPD
· Zephyr Valve Now Covered By 2 More Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans
· Renovion, COPD Foundation Partner on New Therapy to Clear Mucus
· Dedicated Inhaler Technique Reduces Exacerbations in COPD and Asthma
· Noninvasive Ventilation at Home May Reduce Risk of Hospitalization
· AECOPD Associated With Increased High–Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation Reimbursement Updates and Resources
· NIH Renews Grant to Research Mechanisms of COPD and IPF
· A Global Tax on Tobacco Products Will Have Massive Health Benefits
· Making Tough Treatment Decisions for Your Lung Disease
· Hospitalization for COPD Exacerbations Linked to Decreased Quality of Life
· Exercise Linked to Decrease in Deaths, Regardless of Air Pollution
· Partnership Seeks to Lower Costs of COPD Meds
· ResMed Looks to Fill CPAP Gap from Philips’ Recall, but Supplies are Short
· COPD SOS Campaign Calls Attention to Millions in US Still Undiagnosed
· Philips Faces 2nd Class I Recall in a Month, This Time for High–Flow Therapy Ventilators
· Philips Respironics Recalls V60 and V60 Plus Ventilators Equipped with High Flow Therapy Software Versions 3.00 and 3.10 Due to Risk of Receiving Reduced Oxygen
· Certain Lung Cells Seen to Reverse Emphysema in Preclinical Study
· Wildfires in Nearby Counties Can Impact Your Lung Health
· Zephyr Valve Led to Sustained Benefits in Homogeneous Emphysema
· How to Prepare Your Asthma and COPD Travel Pack
· Polygenic Risk Scores and COPD History Predict COVID–19 Disease Severity
· Protein Implicated in Emphysema May Be Potential Therapeutic Target
· EFA, Olympus Partner to Provide Free Online Lung Health Workshops
· COPD Foundation Aims for Model to Spot People Not Yet Diagnosed
· Study Pushes for Better Dental Care in Brazil for COPD Patients
· Gait Speed Correlates With Adverse Outcomes Following Hospitalized Exacerbation of COPD

· Platelet-based Therapy May Slow Lung Function Decline
· Optimism and Caution Lead the Way in Stem Cell Therapy Research for COPD
· Fewer New Tiotropium/Olodaterol Users Escalate to Triple Therapy vs New Tiotropium Monotherapy Users
· What Affects Prescription Adherence of Patients With Obstructive Lung Disease?
· Exposure to Mold Raises Risk of COPD Flare–ups in Small UK Study
· Socioeconomic Status and Health Disparities in Lung Function
· Inhibiting Necroptosis May Be an Effective, New Way to Treat COPD
· The Role of Bispecific Antibody Therapy in Lung Cancer
· ⚖🩺 HHS Issues Rule Banning Surprise Billing 🩺⚖
· NuvoAir Raises $12M to Help Broaden Use of Its Home Care Platform
· Preventing Certain Type of Cell Death May Help Treat COPD
· Teva Launches First Generic Version of Perforomist in US
· Generic Brovana approved by FDA
· The TRAITstudy Explores COPD Treatable Traits in Japan
· Predicting Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis in COPD Acute Exacerbations
· COVID–19 Measures Linked to 53% Fewer COPD Hospitalizations
· Power Couple Launches New Resources to Educate about COPD
· Glenmark Launches Tiogiva, Generic Dry Powder Inhaler, in UK
· Major Airway Gel–Forming Mucin MUC5AC May Serve as COPD Biomarker
· Preoperative LAMA/LABA Reduces Surgical Complications in Lung Cancer With COPD
· Lung Cancer More Common in COPD Patients, Japanese Study Finds
· Utility of Clinically Important Deterioration in Diverse Populations With COPD
· Lung Cancer Risk in COPD, Regardless of Asthma History
· TrialSpark, Sanofi Strike Deal to Improve Clinical Trial Process
· Enhanced Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program May Reduce Physician Visits in COPD
· Comparing Corticosteroid Regimens in Patients Hospitalized With COPD Exacerbations
· Ohio Insurer Covering Spiration Valve System for Severe Emphysema
· “Race Correction“ May Lead to Underdiagnosis of Lung Disease
· Hydrogen/Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Alone for Acute Exacerbations of COPD
· Award Supports Study of Ways to Lower Repeat Hospitalizations
· RA Linked to Restrictive, Obstructive Spirometry Patterns
· Elevated Albuminuria May Be Linked to Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Mortality
· USPSTF Updated Guidance on Lung Cancer Screening With LDCT
· Zephyr Valve Can Help Emphysema Patients Breathe Better Long–term
· Access to Pulmonary Rehabilitation Still Limited for US COPD Patients
· COPD Genetic Testing: Should You Get Tested?
· Inhaled Treprostinil Improves Clinical Status in Pulmonary Hypertension–ILD
· Risk Factors Identified for Exacerbations in Patients Without Flare–ups
· Low DLCO in COPD May Increase Risk of Negative Health Outcomes
· Pulmonary Hypertension in COPD Associated With Higher Mortality
· SARS–CoV–2 Molecular Interactions in Lungs of Patients With COPD Examined
· Single–Inhaler Triple Therapy Reduces Composite AE Risk vs Dual Therapy in COPD
· Asthma, COPD Do Not Increase Mortality Risk in Patients With COVID–19
· Interstitial Lung Disease Diagnosis: Safety, Utility of Surgical Lung Biopsy
· Rheumatoid Arthritis–Associated Interstitial Lung Disease Mortality Rates, Trends
· Study Identifies Genes Linked to Rapid Lung Function Decline
· Worse Pulmonary Function Associated With Lower Survival Rates in Lung Cancer
· Spirometry Measurements Obtained at Home vs Clinic Evaluated
· Effect of Blood Eosinophil Counts on COPD Clinical Outcomes
· SARS–CoV–2 Molecular Interactions in Lungs of Patients With COPD Examined
· Gefapixant Associated With Clinically Meaningful Reduction in Chronic Cough Frequency
· Enrollment Complete for RejuvenAir Metered Cryospray Trial
· Link Between Drug Prices, Out–of–Pocket Spending Explored
· Mesenchymal Stem Cells Show Potential to Treat NTM Lung Infections
· Tocilizumab Preserves Lung Function in Early Systemic Sclerosis Associated ILD
· Exploring the Use of Omics to Eliminate Sex and Gender Differences in COPD
· Link Between Gut Microbiota and Lung COPD Established
· Despite COVID Vaccinations, Caution Still Crucial for Transplant Recipients
· Cough Monitoring App for COPD Added to NuvoAir Home Platform
· Delayed Antibiotic Prescribing Safe for Respiratory Tract Infection
· Smiths Medical Launches Vibratory PEP Device for Lung Disorders
· American Lung Association Report Shows 40% of US Regularly Breathes Polluted Air
· Nebulized Ensifentrine Shows Promise as Add–on Therapy
· Higher Vitamin D Levels May Be Linked to More Favorable COPD Symptoms
· Certain Mitochondrial Protein May Help Protect Airways in COPD
· What Is New In Oxygen Concentrator Technology?
· Addressing Pulmonary Care Among Transgender Patients: Improvement, Research Needed
· Why Is My Dental Appointment Necessary For My Lung Health?
· Study Identifies Patient Risk Factors for In–hospital Death
· Tackling Breathlessness with Yoga
· Hemopexin Is Capable of Differentiating COPD From Asthma
· Pulmatrix Regains Rights to PUR1800 for COPD, Phase 2 Trial Planned
· What Does New Breathing Technology Offer?
· COPD Patients Often Treated for Depression and Anxiety, Study Finds
· Higher 6MW Chronotropic Index May Decrease Risk for Acute Exacerbations of COPD · Respinova Wins FDA OK for Airway Opening System Pulsehaler
· If We Can Control a Helicopter on Mars Why Cannot My POC Regulate Itself?
· Is Our Oxygen Supply System Broken?
· FDA Approval Sought for New Generic Version of Advair Diskus
· Iron Supplementation Has No Clinical Benefit in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
· Predicting Survival Following Acute Respiratory Failure in Immunocompromised Patients
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation — Live Better and Live Longer
· Study of Lung Health Among Blacks Earns CHEST Foundation Grant
· Pulse Oximetry: Examining Racial Bias in a Valuable But Flawed Tool
· Long–term Pulmonary Rehabilitation Can Benefit COPD Patients in Real Life
· Easyhaler Use in COPD or Asthma Generates Sufficient Inspiratory Flows
· Inhaler Medication Reminders for COPD Improved Adherence
· Beta–Blockers May Reduce COPD Exacerbations Without Negative Effect on Mortality
· Effect of Inhaled Budesonide–Formoterol–Tiotropium Therapy on Sleep Quality in COPD
· Long–Term Pulmonary Rehabilitation Maintenance Program Can Be Beneficial in COPD
· What to Know about COPD and Exercise
· Study Identifies COPD Complications That Increase Patient Risk
· Long–Term Exposure to Particulate Matter Increases CV Mortality Risk in COPD
· COPD Foundation, DevPro Biopharma Partner to Boost New Therapy Development
· Researchers Find 2 Patterns of Coexisting Disorders in [COPD] Patients
· Viral Infections May Lead to Chronic Lung Disease via Sentinel Immune Cells
· Asthma, COPD May Be Linked to Worse Patient–Reported Outcomes in SLE
· Factors Identified That Can Predict Timing of Future COPD Re–Exacerbations
· Decreased BMI Linked to Risk for Lung Function Decline in Men With COPD
· Noninvasive Ventilation During Sleep May Be Beneficial for Patients With COPD
· Eosinophilic COPD Exacerbations Not Predictive of Moderate, Severe Relapses
· Addressing the Controversy of “Pre–COPD”:A Point/Counterpoint Q&A
· Respiratory Symptoms Questionnaire Validated Tool for Asthma and/or COPD
· Belluscura’s Portable Oxygen Concentrator Cleared for US Market
· Cannabinoids May Pose Death Risk for Older Patients with COPD synthetic cannabis
· Indoor Mold Exposure, Anti–Aspergillus Antibodies May Hold Clinical Implications for COPD
· Researcher Will Use £500,000 Grant to Develop ‘Virtual Lung’
· COPD Patients Face Higher Risk of Heart Disorder Ventricular Arrhythmia
· Triple Therapy Improves COPD Outcomes, Regardless of Exacerbation History
· Rural Residence May Be Linked to Increased Mortality After COPD Hospitalization
· Pulmonary Hypertension–COPD May Have Poorer Prognosis vs Idiopathic PAH
· Targeted Lung Denervation Found Effective, Safe Over 3 Years of Follow–up
· Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Prevent Asthma/COPD Exacerbations
· Foundations Merge to Do More for People With Lung Diseases
· Partnership Brings Quantitative Imaging Analysis to Diagnosis, Care
· When Should I Consider Oxygen Therapy for COPD?
· FDA OKs Pivotal Trial Testing RheOx System in Chronic Bronchitis
· Weight Loss, Low BMI Tied to Worse Mortality in Japanese Men
· New Algorithm May Find Misdiagnosis in COPD
· Targeting Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Endotypes
· Patients With COPD and Their Caregivers Have Unmet Needs, Despite Increasing Integration of Palliative Care
· COPD Hospital Readmissions Did Not Appear to Decrease Under HRRP
· ACA Improved Uninsurance Rates in COPD and Asthma, But Not Affordability
· Trixeo Aerosphere Approved in Scotland as COPD Maintenance Therapy
· UK Study Suggests Dementia Prevalence May Not Be Higher in Patients With COPD
· Predicting Hospitalization for Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With COPD
· American Lung Association Awards $50K for Regenerative Medicine Project
· EHR Data Useful for Distinguishing Comorbidity Profiles in COPD
· FDA Gives Green Light to Clinical Trial of Zofin
· Understanding COPD Trends
· Inhaled Hyaluronan Found to Ease Acute COPD Exacerbations
· Screening Disparities Persist With Revised USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Guideline
· NIH Study Shows Hyaluronan is Effective in Treating Chronic Lung Disease
· Contactless Monitoring Program for Acute Respiratory Illnesses
· The Need for New Biological Targets for Therapeutic Intervention in COPD
· COPD Foundation, Holy Cross Health Open Program for At–home Care
· New Breath Biopsy Panel May Help in COPD Diagnosis
· Effects of COVID–19 Lockdown in Spain on Patients With COPD
· Wellinks’ First Wireless Nebulizer for COPD Cleared for Patient Study
· Proposed HIPAA Changes Promise to Improve Health Care Delivery
· Amoxicillin Alone Better Than Antibiotic Combo for Treating Exacerbations
· Pulmonary Embolism Prevalence in Hospitalized Patients With COPD
· Noninvasive Home Ventilation Linked to Lower Risk of Death, ER Visits
· Prioritizing Lung Health in 2021: Trajectories of New COPD Research
· Study: COPD Treatment in China Relies Too Heavily on Inhaled Corticosteroids
· Running Out of Oxygen; Vax Rollout Still Slow; COVID–Free Countries
· Potential Beneficial Effect of Antidiabetic Medications COPD Exacerbations
· Protein’s Activity Tied to Emphysema, May Link COPD to Lung Cancer
· Reduced All–Cause Mortality in COPD With Budesonide/ Glycopyrrolate/ Formoterol
· First Year of Diagnosis Important for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Risk Status
· Pulse Oximeter Devices Have Higher Error Rate in Black Patients
· Trixeo Aerosphere Approved in EU for COPD
· Potential Sex Differences in Chronic Cough Triggers
· Physicians Often Underestimate or Overestimate PAH Progression Risk
· Review Provides Insights Into Pulmonary Hypertension Among Patients With Pulmonary Fibrosis
· How Can You Help Manage Distress in Patients With Lung Cancer During COVID–19?
· Inflammatory Biomarkers Distinguish COPD from Asthma–COPD in Some Cases
· Partnership Promotes Virtual Pulmonary Rehab Program During Pandemic
· Chronic Neck Pain, Low Back Pain Prevalent in Patients With COPD
· Replicating RCT Results With Real–World Data in Patients with COPD
· Year in Review: COPD
· American Thoracic Society Publishes New COPD Oxygen Therapy Guidelines
· Nuvaira’s Targeted Lung Denervation Therapy Shown to Lower Hospitalization Risk
· Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Linked to Clinical Course in COPD
· Lung Cancer in the Time of COVID–19: Challenges and Solutions
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation May Improve Quality of Life in COPD
· New Therapeutic Target for COPD Identified in Study
· Philips Launches Novel Non–invasive Ventilator to Monitor COPD Patients Remotely
· Clinical Challenges: Alpha–1 Deficiency Often Missed in COPD
· Study Examines Success of Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD After Acute Exacerbation
· Information At Your Fingertips. Responsum for PF App Review.
· GOLD COPD During Covid Guidelines
· Health Care Service Corporation Now Covering Zephyr Valve in US
· Mechanically Ventilated Patients With COPD May Benefit From Early Tracheostomy
· Revefenacin Plus Formoterol Via Nebulization Improves Lung Function Response in COPD
· Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy May Reduce Lung Function Decline in COPD
· Switch to Extra–Fine Inhaled Triple Therapy Improves Regional Ventilation to Small Airways in COPD
· Acute COPD Exacerbations May Be Linked to Higher HbA1c Levels
· Cardiovascular Adverse Event Risk Following a COPD Exacerbation
· COPDCompEx May Predict Treatment Effect on COPD Exacerbations
· COPD Treatment May Increase Risk of Tuberculosis
· FDA Gives Clearance to PulmoScan Device for At–home Lung Function Monitoring
· Training in Use of Inhaler Devices Seen to Help Older Patients
· Voice–Based Screening Predicts Lung Function
· Higher Donor BMI Tied to Improved Lung Transplant Survival
· COPD and Mental Health During COVID–19
· RejuvenAir System Tested in 1st Trial Participant With COPD and Chronic Bronchitis
· Marijuana Use Linked to Lower Hospital Mortality in COPD Patients
· Pulmonary Hypertension May Increase In–Hospital Mortality in Acute COPD Exacerbations
· Increased GERD Risk in End–Stage Lung Disease Without Esophageal Disease
· Radiomics Could Help ID Lung Cancer Prognosis After Screening
· Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Incidence in COPD, Emphysema
· COVID–19 With COPD: Fewer Hospitalizations, But Greater Mortality
· European CHMP Gives Positive Opinion to COPD Therapy Trixeo Aerosphere
· Oral Cannabinoids Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Older COPD Patients, Study Finds
· Effect of Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Cardiovascular Risk in Sleep Apnea
· Tacrolimus vs Cyclosporine as Maintenance Therapy in Lung Transplant Recipients
· Patient Access to Lung Cancer Treatment Guidelines May Improve Quality of Care
· No Link Between Face Masks and CO2 Poisoning, Even in People With COPD,, Study Finds
· Palliative Care May Optimize Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
· Oral Cannabinoids Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Older COPD Patients, Study Finds
· COPD Hospitalization May Increase Risk for Medication Discontinuation
· Bronchitis in Early Childhood May Increase Risk for Adult Lung Disease
· Common Cardiovascular Drugs Associated With Reduced Lung Cancer Mortality
· ATS and 4DMedical Offering Grants for Research in COPD, Other Lung Diseases
· COPD360Net Seeks to Boost Innovative Digital Health, Therapeutics
· Cannabis–Based Drugs Risky for Older Patients with COPD
· Two Phase 3 Trials of Ensifentrine in Safely Treating COPD to Open
· ATS Issues Recommendations for Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD
· Occupational Eosinophlic Bronchitis in Individuals Exposed to Workplace Sensitizing Agents
· Smartphone Biosensor May Meet ISO/FDA Standard for Pulse Oximetry Monitoring
· Flu Activity Low in Southern Hemisphere From June to August 2020
· Perrigo Recalls All Albuterol Sulfate Inhalers
· ATS: Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Pharmacologic Management of COPD
· COVID–19 Pandemic Has Affected Lung Cancer Treatment Plans
· Tips You Really Autumn Know. Information to Prepare Lung Patients for Fall.
· COPD More Prevalent Than Estimated, With Mortality Linked to Aspergillosis, Review Finds
· Study Shows Role of Opioids in Managing Severe Breathlessness in COPD Patients
· COPD More Prevalent Than Estimated, With Mortality Linked to Aspergillosis, Review Finds
· Antiplatelet Therapy in COPD May Reduce All–Cause Mortality, Improve Quality of Life
· Agreement Reached for Hemp Facility to Support Potential COPD Therapy RespRx
· Repurposing a COPD drug for Covid–19 with Verona Pharma
· Advanced Treatment Options and Collaborative Care Brings Hope for Stage III Lung Cancer Patients
· Acute COPD Exacerbation Frequency May Not Be Accurate Guide for Treatment
· HRRP Implementation Reduced 30–Day All–Cause Readmission Rates in COPD
· Verona’s Ensifentrine Found to Ease Breathlessness, Improve Quality of Life
· Late Life Disability Instrument Can Assess Life Role Participation in COPD
· How Accurate Are Home Blood Oxygen Monitors?
· Vascular Calcification in COPD Affects Bone Mineral Density, Increases Fractures
· Statistically Significant Reduction in Cough Frequency Observed in Gefapixant Trials
· SNG001 Can Safely Improve Lung Function in COPD Patients With Viral Infections, Interim Data Show
· AstraZeneca’s New Data Shows Breztri Aerosphere Better for All Seasons
· Predicting COPD Exacerbations With Remote Patient Monitoring
· Low–dose Morphine Improves Health in COPD Patients With Shortness of Breath, Phase 4 Trial Suggests
· Decreases in Lung Cancer Deaths May Be Due to Advances in Treatment
· Oral Sustained–Release Morphine May Improve Moderate, Severe Breathlessness in COPD
· Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Linked to Clinical Course in COPD
· COPD Study: Fortified Whey Protein Beverage Increases Muscle Strength
· Changes in Lung Cancer Incidence Between Black and White Young Adults
· Tiotropium/Olodaterol vs Tiotropium Alone Linked to Fewer COPD Exacerbations
· Blood Test for IL–32 May Diagnose COPD, Measure Severity, Study Says
· New Potential Therapeutic Target — FFA4 Protein — Discovered for COPD
· Opioid Use in Older Adults with COPD Can Lead to Respiratory Harm
· Honey May Be Superior to Usual Care for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
· Phase 2 Trial Starts Testing Multiple Doses of Ensifentrine in Inhaler Formulation
· Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosis and Treatment: Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Thoracic Society Statement
· Diagnosing Interstitial Lung Disease Using eNose Technology
· Treprostinil Under Review for Pulmonary Hypertension With Interstitial Lung Disease
· University Given $3.9M to Advance Potential COPD Therapy to Clinical Testing
· Opioids May Help COPD Patients With Severe Breathlessness
· New practice guidelines on non–invasive ventilation in chronic stable Hypercapnic COPD
· Triple Therapy May Not Be Superior to Maintenance Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD
· PR1P Peptide Reduces Lung Cell Death, Tissue Damage in Emphysema, Preclinical Study Shows
· Maintaining Control of COPD During the COVID–19 Pandemic
· Healthy Diet Significantly Lowers COPD Risk, Review Study Finds
· Dupilumab Improves Long Function in CRSwNP and Comorbid Asthma and COPD Features
· Inhaled Dry–Powder Form of Treprostinil Improves QoL in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
· First–in–Class Dual PDE Inhibitor Plus Tiotropium May Improve Lung Function in COPD
· Novel Opioid Gets FDA Nod IV Use Hospital Only With Less Risk of Respiratory Depression
· EFFORTS’ Jean Romme Attended ATS 2020 and Took Notes for Us
· Continued Cough Reflex Hypersensitivity After COPD Exacerbation Predicts More Attacks
· Triple Therapy May Not Be Superior to Maintenance Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy in COPD
· Marvels of Mucus and Phlegm
· COPD Triple Therapy: Balancing Benefits and Harms
· Tissue Doppler Imaging Can Detect Left Ventricular Dysfunction in COPD
· Guideline–Recommended, Nonpharmacologic Interventions Not Often Used in COPD
· Breztri Aerosphere Approved as Triple–Combination Therapy Inhaler for COPD
· FDA Approves Breztri Aerosphere as COPD Maintenance Treatment
· Effect of COVID–19 on Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials: Expert Interview
· Metered Cryospray Improves Outcomes in Chronic Bronchitis in COPD
· Breztri Aerosphere Approved as Triple–Combination Therapy Inhaler for COPD
· COPD Patients Using Metformin Should Be Aware of Added Risks, Study Shows
· Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Mortality Based on Arterial CO2 Management
· Younger Patients Feel Heavier Burden, Greater Impact of COPD, Global Survey Reveals
· Muscle Loss Phenotype in COPD May Increase Mortality, Costs
· Glycopyrrolate/Formoterol Fumarate MDI Improves Lung Function in COPD
· Sleep–Disordered Breathing Associated With Impairments in Free Fatty Acid Metabolism
· Triple Therapy Combination Reduces COPD Exacerbations, Death Risk
· ProAir Digihaler for COPD and Asthma Now Available in US
· COPD Seen as Potential Risk Factor for Lung and Other Cancers
· Mometasone Furoate Delivered Via Breezhaler vs Twisthaler in Asthma
· Restrictive Spirometry Pattern Risk Lower in Adults With Regular Physical Activity
· Homeless More Likely to Need Ventilators for Respiratory Illness
· Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs)
· Breztri Aerosphere Leads to Lower COPD Exacerbation Rate Compared With Dual Therapies, Trial Shows
· Nocturnal Oxygen Therapy Reduces Hypoxemia, Apnea in COPD Patients at Altitude
· Noninvasive Oxygen Strategies Reduced Death in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure
· Racial Disparities Seen in PET/CT Imaging for Lung Cancer
· Inhaled Vasodilator Promising for Lung Disease With Pulmonary Hypertension
· Therapeutic Differences Among Inhaled Corticosteroids Used to Treat Asthma
· Racial Disparities Seen in PET/CT Imaging for Lung Cancer
· Exacerbation Risk, Adverse Outcomes in Atopic vs Nonatopic Asthma in COPD
· Triple Treatment Reduces COPD Exacerbations
· The Role of Viral Infections in Asthma Development and Outcomes
· “Collateral Damage”: COVID–19 Threatens Patients With COPD
· Comorbid Asthma May Not Increase Risk for Severe COVID–19
· Pulmonary Rehabilitation Within 3 Months of Hospital Stay Improves Survival
· Overcoming Challenges to COPD Management During the COVID–19 Pandemic
· Undersized Airways May Explain Why Some Nonsmokers Develop COPD
· Glycopyrrolate/Formoterol Fumarate MDI Improves Lung Function in COPD
· COVID–19 Changes to Telehealth Rules Should Stick, Senator Says
· Lung Denervation System Named FDA Breakthrough Device
· Combined Long–Acting Bronchodilator Therapy Compared With Monotherapy for COPD
· Link Between COPD Hospitalization Risk and Serum IgG Levels
· Clinical Challenges: COVID–19 a Threat, but Lung Cancer Remains More Deadly
· Pneumocystis Pneumonia Associated With Higher Mortality in Lung Transplants
· MUSC Resumes Clinical Trial Testing Targeted Lung Denervation
· Higher Mortality in Acromegaly Mainly Attributed to Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases
· COPD Exacerbation Frequency Affected by Comorbidities, Influenza Vaccination
· Bayesian Network Based Machine Learning Improves Risk Stratification in PAH
· Lung Patients’ Improvement Amid UK Lockdown Spurs Call to Reduce Air Pollution
· Starting Pulmonary Rehab After COPD Hospitalization Significantly Reduces Mortality
· Digital Health Tool Propeller Cleared for Use With Symbicort Inhaler
· Machine Learning Mortality Prediction Outperforms Other Models in COPD
· Early Informed Patients With Lung Cancer Have Greater Survival Rates
· Overweight COPD Patients at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID–19, Study Suggests
· Atezolizumab Gains Approval for Additional Lung Cancer Indication
· Managing Sarcoidosis During COVID–19 Pandemic: An Expert Guidance Statement
· Asthma, COPD Inhaler Medication Adherence Trends During COVID–19
· COPD Seen to Raise Risk of Lung Cancer in Non–Smokers
· Tecentriq Gains Approval for Additional Lung Cancer Indication
· Lower Calculated Lung Cancer Risk in Black Patients Eligible for Screening
· Distinct Endotypes Present in Sputum Microbiome in COPD
· Single–Inhaler Therapy vs Multiple–Inhaler Triple Therapy Outcomes in COPD
· Electronic Communication From Pulmonologist to PCP Beneficial in COPD Care
· Zephyr Valve Eases Breathlessness in Severe Emphysema, Trial Analysis Shows
· Julia Ford, MD, on the Effects of Asthma or COPD on Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
· COPD Maintenance Therapy: Adverse Outcomes With Tiotropium/Olodaterol vs LABA/ICS
· High PUFAs May Slow Emphysema Progression, Lower Pulmonary Disease Risk
· Asthma–COPD Overlap May Be Independent Risk Factor for Lung Cancer
· Long–Term Use of Asthma Control Medications May Be Associated With Tooth Wear
· Expansion of Unusual Stem Cell Subsets May Drive COPD Progression, Study Suggests
· Reduced Power Plant Emissions Linked to Better Asthma Outcomes
· Triple Combo Therapy Reduces All–Cause Mortality in COPD, Analysis Suggests
· Obesity Found to Increase the Risk for Pulmonary Hypertension
· American Thoracic Society Issues New Guidelines for COPD Treatments
· Amid Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada
· MP1032 May Protect Lungs From Oxidative Stress, COPD Model Suggests
· Safety First. Preventing Accidents and Safety Advice for People with Lung Conditions
· Websites Paint Rosy Picture of Lung Cancer Screening
· Lung Association Advises COPD Patients to Keep with Treatments in Pandemic
· Vitamin D Metabolism May Be Dysregulated in Asthma and COPD
· Generic Albuterol Inhaler OK’d
· FDA Approves First Generic Version of Proventil HFA
· FDA Approves First Generic of a Commonly Used Albuterol Inhaler to Treat and Prevent Bronchospasm
· CHEST Expert Panel Recommendations: Managing Bronchitis–Related Chronic Cough
· Lifestyle Program Pilot Tested for Obese Individuals With COPD–Linked Dyspnea
· High–Flow Nasal Therapy Improves Dyspnea in Acute COPD Exacerbations
· β2–Adrenoreceptor Agonist Treatment Does Not Affect Parkinson Diagnosis in COPD
· Asthma, COPD Associated With Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis
· Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring. 10 Spring Tips for People with Lung Conditions
· Ensifentrine, in Pressurized Dose Inhaler, Showing Efficacy in COPD Trial
· Lung Recruitability Can Be Assessed at Bedside in COVID–19
· ACAAI: Statement on Corticosteroid Use for Allergies, Asthma During COVID–19 Pandemic
· Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Spearheads Lung Transplant Foundation to Help Others
· ACAAI: Albuterol Inhalers May Be in Short Supply Because of COVID–19
· Individualized Lung Function Predictions, COPD Risk in General Population
· COPD Patients Vulnerable to Severe COVID–19 Infections, Study Finds
· Assessing Exercise Techniques in Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD
· Diagnostic Device Detects Comorbid Obstructive Sleep Apnea in COPD
· Gefapixant Looks Promising for Refractory, Unexplained Chronic Cough
· A Message to Asthma Sufferers About a Shortage of Albuterol Metered Dose Inhalers
· GATA3 Innate Lymphoid Cells Associated With Sputum Eosinophilia in COPD
· Low CC16 Protein Levels Linked to COPD Progression, Worse Lung Function in Study
· Immune System Boosting Foods for People with Lung Conditions
· Acid Reflux Linked to Higher Risk of COPD Exacerbations, Review Suggests
· COVID–19 in Chronic Lung Disease: What You Need to Know
· Sleep Apnea Classification: Multi–Night Portable Monitoring vs Single–Night Assessment
· COVID–19 Preparation Recommendations From the COPD Foundation
· Inhaled Messenger RNA Treatment Fast–Tracked for Cystic Fibrosis
· Immunoglobulin E May Distinguish Atopic From Nonatopic Asthma–COPD Overlap
· Disinfectant Use May Increase Nurses’ Risk of COPD, Study Finds
· FDA Slaps Black Box Warning on Singulair over Serious Mental Health Side Effects
· Lung Diseases Raise RA Risk
· Atopy and Physician–Diagnosed Asthma May Help Identify Asthma–COPD Overlap
· First Generic Version of Albuterol Sulfate Approved
· Azithromycin May Attenuate Allergic Airway Inflammation in Asthma via Gut Microbiota
· Arterial Pulse Wave Velocity May Predict Mortality in COPD at Risk for CVD
· Risk of COPD In–Hospital Mortality Linked to Atrial Fibrillation
· Antibiotics Cut COPD Exacerbation Tx Failures
· Home Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation May Improve Certain Outcomes in COPD
· COPD Incidence Higher in People With HIV
· Signant, Propeller Health to Connect Systems on Inhaler Use Data
· INOpulse Promising for Pulmonary Hypertension With Pulmonary Fibrosis
· COPD With Chronic Cough Linked to Increased Healthcare Utilization
· Lung Microbiota May Predict Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients
· Point–of–Care MRI System Granted FDA Clearance
· Tracheobronchomalacia May Be Associated With Inhaled Corticosteroid Use
· Bronchiectasis Progression in COPD Associated With Preventable Risk Factors
· Nebulized Normal Saline Evaluated for Acute Viral Bronchiolitis
· Pulmonary Rehab for COPD: Closing the Geographic and Racial Gaps
· 10 Mistakes that People Who Wear Oxygen Often Make
· Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Worsening Lung Function in COPD
· Prevalence and Experience With Cough in Patients With Lung Cancer
· FDA: Bacitracin for Injection to Be Withdrawn From Market
· Many US Adults Have Misconceptions About Influenza Virus and Vaccination
· Risk of COPD Worsening Reduced With ICS/LABA Combination
· Healthcare–Associated Pneumonia: What’s in a Name?
· Improvements Proposed for the Updated GOLD Recommendations on COPD
· Real–Time Flu Surveillance Could Be Improved by Wearable Device Data
· Working to Improve Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
· Pneumonia Risk in COPD Increases With Lower Eosinophils and Bacterial Infection
· Oral Influenza Vaccine Promising Based on Challenge Study Results
· Individualized COPD Therapy May Reduce Exacerbations, Costs
· California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
· Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Still Benefit From Suboptimal CPAP Adherence
· Pulmonary Function Impairments May Increase Lung Cancer Susceptibility
· Shared Decision–Making and Patient Engagement Significantly Improve Long–Term COPD Outcomes
· The Utility of House Calls in Pulmonary Disease
· Asthma Severity May Be Identified Via Total Airway Count on Computed Tomography
· Robotic Bronchoscopy Safe, Effective in Post–Marketing Study
· COPD Subtype Classification: Analysis of the COPDGene Study
· Adding Ensifentrine to Tiotropium Therapy Improves Lung Function in COPD, Top–line Results Show
· Oseltamivir Reduces Recovery Time for Influenza–Like Illness in European Study
· New Pulmonary Wellness Foundation Offers Free Online Rehab Programs
· Increased Nutrient Intake Linked With Decreased COPD Severity in Elderly Men
· Virtual vs In–Person Education for Inhaler Use in Asthma, COPD
· New Combination Respiratory Therapy for COPD Approved by FDA
· Getting the Most from Your Inhaled Medications
· A Novel Surveillance Tool for Flu: Fitbit
· High Patient Complexity in COPD Associated With Low–Value ICS Prescription
· Certain Cancer Therapies May Hold Promise in Treating COPD, Preclinical Study Suggests
· CDC: Influenza Season on Similar Trajectory as Worst Recent Years
· Study: Could Cancer Drugs Treat COPD?
· Biomarker–Guided Exclusion of VAP Does Not Reduce Antibiotic Use
· Could COPD Serve as a Marker of Cardiovascular Morbidity, Mortality?
· 8 Winter Breathing Tips for People with Lung Conditions
· Download the 2020 GOLD Reports for Personal Use
· COPD Prevalence, Diagnosis, and Mortality: Differences Between Women and Men
· Culprit in Mystery Pneumonia in China Found?
· Device Accelerator: How a Vest for COPD Evolved
· New Assisted Breathing Device May Soon Be Available for Patients with Trouble Breathing
· Risk Factors Associated With Accelerated Lung Function Decline in Adults
· CDC: Influenza Cases Continue to Elevate Across the United States
· Cancer Drugs Could Potentially Treat COPD
· More Than Just a Cough: NTM Lung Disease Increasing Across US
· COPD Triple–Combination Therapy Approved in China, AstraZeneca Announces
· Lung Transplant Outcomes Similar for Recipients of High, Standard Risk Donors
· COPD Severity Affected by Traffic–Related Air Pollution
· Ventilation Abnormalities Are Unlikely Random Among Patients With Asthma
· COPD Assessment Test Submitted to FDA for Drug Development Tool Approval
· LABA Therapy in Asthma–COPD Overlap May Decrease Risk for MI
· Drug Device Promising for Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With ILD
· E–cigs Raise Risk of Chronic Lung Disease, Especially in Those Who Also Smoke, Study Finds
· FDA Warns of Breathing Problems With Gabapentinoids
· Holiday Tips for the LOVED ONES of People with Lung Conditions
· Trump Administration Announces Proposal to Allow Drug Importation
· US Government Proposes New Rules to Increase Organ Transplants
· Palliative Care Teams Reaching Broader Mix of Patients
· Updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing Community–Acquired Pneumonia
· Propeller’s Digital Health Tool Eases Provider Burden, Boosts COPD Patient Use, Study Finds
· Diagnosing OSA With Airway, Nonairway Parameters Identified With Ultrasound
· COPD Triple Combination Therapy as Effective as LAMA/LABA Therapy
· Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease on the Rise
· Inhaled Steroids May Not Work for Half of Asthma Patients
· House Dems Pass Bill to Lower Drug Prices
· RejuvenAir System Granted CE Mark Approval in Europe to Treat COPD With Chronic Bronchitis
· Zephyr Valve Favored as Standard of Care for Eligible COPD Patients in 2020 GOLD Report
· Year in Review: Respiratory Infection
· Navigational Bronchoscopy Real–World Diagnostic Yields Reported
· COPD Morbidity Linked to Omega Fatty Acid Intake
· Intubating Robots are Coming for Your Job (Someday)
· CPAP Therapy Can Be Indicated in Likely Obstructive Sleep Apnea Without a Sleep Study
· FDA Expands Tecentriq Approval in Non–Squamous NSCLC
· For COPD Awareness Month, Be Alert to Dangers of Indoor Air Pollutants, Company Advises
· Longer PAP Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Reduces Medical Visits, Costs
· COPD Diagnostic Criteria Expansion Proposed
· Lung Cancer Treatment Beneficial for Nonagenarians
· COPD Mortality Rates Are Decreasing in Many Countries
· Europe Clears RejuvenAir, a New Therapy for COPD with Chronic Bronchitis
· Clinical Challenge: Lung Cancer Screening Utilization
· Tweaking Pulmonary Embolism Assessment Reduces CT Imaging
· Breathing Techniques. Rebooted.
· Pulmonary Disease Can Predict All–Cause Hospitalization in HFpEF
· Using Telemedicine to Optimize Long–Term CPAP Management in OSA
· The Relationship Between OSA and Mood Disorders, Cognitive Impairment
· Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnostic Differences Between the Sexes
· CPAP Compliance in OSA and Type 2 Diabetes Lowers Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy
· ACIP: Pneumococcal Vaccine Recs Updated in Patients 65 Years and Older
· Patient Simulation Project in Lung Cancer Points to Improvements in Quality of Care
· M72/AS01 Tuberculosis Vaccine Remains Efficacious After 3 years
· Novel Robotic Bronchoscopy Approach in Peripheral Pulmonary Nodule Diagnosis
· Expanded Diagnostic Criteria Needed for COPD, Study Suggests
· COPD May Follow 2 Distinct Patterns, According to Machine Learning
· Two PTAC Members Quit in Frustration
· Investigational Respiratory Illness Prevention Therapy Did Not Meet Trial End Point
· Oral Steroids Don’t Improve Cough Due to Colds (But Are Prescribed Anyway)
· Patient–Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Healthcare’s Savior?
· Beta–Blockers Doubled Risk of Hospitalization from COPD Exacerbations (BLOCK–COPD)
· Higher Short–Acting Beta–Agonist Use Linked to Increased COPD Burden
· Pulmonary Hypertension After Bone Marrow Transplant in Children Is Underestimated
· Overall Survival Benefit With Durvalumab Continues at 3–Year Follow–Up
· Characteristics Identified for Checkpoint Inhibitor–Resistant Patients
· Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Plus Screening Algorithm Useful in SSc–Related PAH
· Non–Invasive Test to Diagnose Genetic Form of COPD Now Available in US
· New Cheek Swab Helps Rule Out Genetic Form of COPD
· FeNO May Assist in Diagnosing Cough Variant Asthma in Chronic Cough
· Lung Cancer Incidence Rates Generally Declined From 2007 to 2016
· European 3TR Project Unites Experts in Effort to Make Treatment More Personal and Effective
· Can C–Reactive Protein Improve Treatment for COPD Exacerbations?
· High–Dose Influenza Quadrivalent Approved for Patients 65 Years and Older
· Stem Cell Transplants Used to Grow Fully Functional Lungs in Mice
· New Canadian National Report Highlights Gaps in COPD Diagnoses, Care
· Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?
· COPD: A Major Predictor of Early Mortality in Rheumatoid Arthritis
· Year in Review: Pulmonary Medicine
· Many Patients Do Not Receive Guideline–Concordant Lung Cancer Treatment
· Certain Inhaled Corticosteroids Linked to Increased Pneumonia Risk in COPD
· Cardiovascular Diseases Undiagnosed and Untreated in Large COPD Cohort
· No Difference Between Placebo and Metoprolol in Preventing COPD Exacerbations
· Seasonal Variations of COPD Exacerbations Call for Timely Preventive Measures, Study Suggests
· Long–Term Air Pollution and Risk for COPD and Asthma in Women
· Aclidinium Bromide Safe, Reduces Exacerbations in COPD With CV Risk
· How Do Seasonal Variants Affect Outcomes, Costs in COPD?
· Rates and Predictors of Hospital Readmission for COPD Exacerbation
· Safety Profile of Revefenacin Administered With Formoterol in COPD
· Depression Linked to Increased Clinical Burden, Hospitalization Risk in COPD
· Predictors of Suboptimal Peak Inspiratory Flow Rate in COPD
· Duaklir Now Available to COPD Patients in US, Circassia Announces
· COPD Risk May Increase From Occupational Disinfectant Use
· Thinking Outside the Lungs: Extrapulmonary Manifestations in PAH
· COPD Therapy Aclidinium/Formoterol Now Available
· Exhaled Breath Profiles: Biomarker for Diagnosing COPD Exacerbations
· Managing Influenza in Patients With Preexisting Respiratory Conditions
· High–Flow Nasal Oxygen With Noninvasive Ventilation May Lower Reintubation Risk
· Tudorza Reduces COPD Flare–ups Without Increasing Risk of Cardiovascular Complications or Death, Phase 4 Trial Shows
· Study: Choose Right Inhaler in COPD Patients
· Researchers Identify Genetic Variations Linked to Oxygen Drops During Sleep
· Home Oxygen Use Associated With Worsened Physical Function in COPD and IPF
· Oscillating Vest Keeps COPD Patients Out of Hospital
· Home Oxygen Use Associated With Worsened Physical Function in COPD and IPF
· LAMA Appears Safe for COPD Patients With Recent Exacerbations
· Spirometry After Bronchodilator Treatment Improves Diagnosis Accuracy, Study Shows
· High–Concentration Oxygen Therapy Beneficial for AECOPD With Acute MI
· Beta–Blockers Best Avoided in COPD Patients Without CVD
· Twice–Daily Ensifentrine Improves COPD Symptoms at Up to 4 Weeks
· Higher Frequency of Typical Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Radiologic Pattern in COPD
· Factors Identified as High Risk for VTE in Acute COPD Exacerbation
· Asthma, COPD, and Asthma–COPD Overlap Differentiated Using Sputum Cell Count
· Retracted and Republished COPD Study Shows Harm From Intensive Hospital–to–Home Intervention
· CDC: Seasonal Influenza Viruses Circulating Widely in Southern Hemisphere
· Variables in Bronchiolitis Hospitalization Not Linked to Higher Asthma Diagnoses
· Obstructive Sleep Apnea Symptom Subtypes Identified Using Novel Algorithm
· Bayer Will Invest $30M in Joint Research Lab for Chronic Lung Diseases
· DRIP Scoring System Improves Antibiotic Prescription Patterns for Pneumonia
· Lung Screening Saves Lives, but Who Should Be Screened?
· Influenza Vaccine Modestly Effective in Preventing Hospitalizations in COPD
· “Smart Shirts” Measuring Daily Lung Function May Help Monitor COPD, Other Respiratory Conditions
· Major Asthma Guideline Update: ICS–LABA as–needed Replaces Albuterol
· Single Inhaler Triple Therapy Can Improve Lung Function in Uncontrolled Asthma
· Researcher Awarded Nearly $7.5M to Find Treatments for COPD, Other Disorders
· Tiotropium/Olodaterol Associated With Significant Lung Deflation in COPD
· FDA Rejects NDA for Triple Combination COPD Therapy
· Dorney–Koppel Foundation Spotlights COPD at Stanford Medicine X | CHANGE Conference
· Nintedanib Associated With Lower Rate of FVC Decline in Interstitial Lung Disease
· EAACI and ERS Release Statement on Severe Asthma Exacerbations
· Individualized COPD Prediction Model Validated for General Populations
· Chronic Rhinosinusitis Associated With Multiple Comorbid Conditions
· Three–Drug Combo Promising in Hospital–Acquired, Ventilator–Associated Bacterial Pneumonia Study
· Real–World Study Shows Mepolizumab Reduces Exacerbations in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma
· Gala’s RheOx System to Treat Chronic Bronchitis Receives CE Mark for Health and Safety in EU
· Sarcoidosis on Associated With Higher Mortality vs COPD, IPF on Transplant List
· Early Palliative Care May Improve Survival in Advanced Lung Cancer
· Inhaler Misuse in Asthma and COPD: Undoing 40 Years of Incorrect Technique
· Wrist–Worn Step Trackers Accurate in Predicting Patient Health Outcomes
· Study Examines Cardiovascular Disease Impact in Patients With COPD
· Growth Differentiation Factor–15 Linked to Transplant–Free Survival in PH
· Priority Health Joins Insurers That Will Cover the Zephyr Valve for Emphysema
· Budesonide–Formoterol Reliever vs Maintenance Therapy for Severe Asthma Exacerbations
· Smaller Ventricular Size May Be Associated With More Severe Asthma
· Plasma Biomarkers of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis May Predict Survival
· Speaker of the House Unveils Plan to Lower Drug Costs
· Treatment to Prevent Active Tuberculosis Could Be Beneficial to Millions
· COPD: the World’s Biggest Neglected Disease?
· World Trade Center Lung Injury May Be Predicted by Metabolic Syndrome
· Comparing Efficacy of Once vs Thrice Daily Aminoglycosides in Cystic Fibrosis
· Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty Effective for Chronic Thromboembolic PH
· Statement on FDA Efforts to Encourage Patient Engagement in Medical Device Clinical Investigations
· Regular Exercise Improves Asthma Control but not Peak Expiratory Flow
· Performing Accurate Body Plethysmography Important for Emphysema in BLVR Referral
· Pulmonary Hypertension Linked to Mortality After Atrial Septal Defect Repair
· Blood Eosinophil Levels in COPD: Too Variable for Biomarker Use?
· FDA Warns of Possible Interstitial Lung Disease, Pneumonitis With Certain Breast Cancer Drugs
· Home–Based Pulmonary Rehab Improves Exercise Tolerance, QoL in Severe Asthma
· FDA to Review Drug–Device Combo for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment
· COPD Assessment Test Valid Method to Measure QoL in Bronchiectasis
· Probiotics May Reduce Costs for Flu–Like Respiratory Tract Infections
· Sotatercept Receives Orphan Drug Status for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
· Diagnostic Yield of Thin vs Ultrathin Bronchoscope for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions
· ATS: Military Deployment to Southwest Asia May Lead to Respiratory AEs
· Expansion of the Learn More Breathe Better Program and Breathe Better Network
· FDA Approves Treatment for Systemic Sclerosis–Associated Interstitial Lung Disease
· Nuvaira Hopes to Go with the Flow in COPD See Clinical Trials
· Expanding the Potential of Spirometry to Identify Early Impairment in COPD
· Underused Drug Combination May Increase Survival in Lung Transplant
· Addition of Surgical Resection in Stage IV NSCLC May Improve Survival
· Air Pollution Associated with Worsening Emphysema
· Orvepitant: A Novel Antitussive Therapy for Chronic Refractory Cough?
· Nearly Half of Patients With COPD Made Errors in Inhaler Use, Study Finds
· Prostaglandin D2 Distinguishes Asthma and COPD from Asthma–COPD Overlap Syndrome
· Fixed–Dose, Triple–Combination Therapy Effective in COPD Trial
· Kali–Extracts Launches Website for Cannabis–based COPD Treatment Candidate RespRX
· Statins Reduce C–Reactive Protein and IL–6 in COPD But Not Mortality
· Breztri Aerosphere Reduced COPD Exacerbations Better Than Approved Therapies, Phase 3 Trial Shows
· New Definition for Pulmonary Hypertension in Left Heart Disease: Haunted by How We Measure the Wedge?
· COPD Outcomes Using Single Inhaler Triple Therapy vs Dual Therapy
· Comparing Open Lung Ventilation With Conventional Ventilation in ARDS
· Effectiveness of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in Severe Asthma
· COPD Patients With Acute Exacerbations Should Receive Noninvasive Ventilation Regardless of Certain Characteristics, Study Suggests
· Adherium and Summatix Join Forces to Improve Hailie Sensor Digital Platform
· All of Us Research Program to Expand Public Engagement Efforts with New Partner Awards
· Physiologic Insights from the COPD Genetic Epidemiology Study
· Inhalation Technique Errors with Metered–Dose Inhalers Among Patients with Obstructive Lung Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta–Analysis of US Studies
· Ambient Air Pollution Significantly Associated With Increases in Emphysema
· Findings of 3 Studies of Nerve Ablation Therapy in COPD Patients to Appear in Science Journals, Nuvaira Says
· Lower DLCO May Be Linked to Worse Morbidity in COPD
· Measuring and Monitoring Skeletal Muscle Function in COPD: Current Perspectives
· Inspiratory Muscle Training May Be an Option for Patients Who Decline Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD
· Air Pollution May Increase Emphysema Risk Among Non–Smokers, Study Says
· Spiration Valve System Helps People with Severe Emphysema Breathe More Easily, Study Finds
· GOLD Board of Directors Calls for More Serious Action on COPD
· Ensifentrine Dry Powder Inhaler Safe, Effective for COPD in Phase 2 Trial
· Exhaled Volatile Organic Compounds Sensitive to Underlying Inflammation
· Just breathe: Boehringer Ingelheim’s Latest COPD Campaign Centers on ‘Inhaleability’
· ‘Colorful’ Therapist Uses Exercise to Improve Patients’ Lives at NYC Pulmonary Rehab Clinic Noah Greenspan!
· Good Fitness Cuts Risk of COPD, Long–Term Study Suggests It started in the 70s!
· Walgreens ‘Find Care’ Program Expands Care Management to People with COPD, Asthma, and Diabetes
· National Jewish Health Ranked Nation’s #1 Respiratory Hospital For 18th Year by US News & World Report
· Early Trial Findings Hint at SNG001 Aiding COPD Patients with Viral Infections
· COPD–Related Cognitive Impairment Unlike Other Forms of Dementia
· New Research on COPD Aims to Selectively ‘Disarm’ Specific Pathogens
· Erdosteine Deemed Superior to Other Mucolytic Agents for COPD Treatment
· Australian Researcher Awarded $100K to Study Non–invasive Ventilation for Sleep–disordered COPD Patients
· Could Vascular Dysfunction Be a Primary vs Secondary Feature of COPD?
· Simple Blood Test for C–Reactive Protein May Guide Antibiotic Use in COPD Flares
· Macrolide Antibiotics May Reduce Acute Exacerbations in COPD Patients, Review Study Suggests
· Finger–Prick Blood Test Could Safely Reduce Antibiotic Use in Patients with COPD
· Study Validates Optimal Lung Function Threshold for Identifying People at Risk for COPD
· Personalized Medicine for Patients with COPD: Where Are We?
· Increased Risk of Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Diseases in Patients with COPD: A Nationwide Study in Taiwan
· COPD Patients at Greater Risk of Fractures and Osteoporosis Than Those with Other Diseases , UK Study Finds
· Triple Combo Therapy Breztri Aerosphere Approved in Japan for COPD
· Deal Plans to Make Yupelri Treatment Available in China and Adjacent Territories
· The Challenges of Pulmonary Rehab in Facilities May Be Overcome in the Home
· EFFORTS’ Jean Romme Attended ATS 2019 and Took Notes for Us
· Boehringer Ingelheim, Alberta Government Create Partnership to Improve Patient Care
· Use of Inhaled Steroids May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk in COPD, Study Suggests
· Add–on Fasenra Does Not Ease COPD Exacerbations, Phase 3 Results Show
· First Patients Successfully Treated in the Nuvaira AIRFLOW–3 COPD Pivotal Trial
· Adaptive vs Pressure Support in Noninvasive Ventilation in COPD Acute Exacerbations
· Treatment Failure in COPD Exacerbations Reduced by 3–Month Azithromycin Course
· Georgia Hospital Using Zephyr Valve System to Treat Breathing Problems Due to Emphysema
· Long–Term Ozone Exposure Associated With Increased Mortality Risk
· Analysis Shows Effectiveness of Verona’s Ensifentrine Treatment on COPD Symptoms
· Verona Starts Phase 2b Trial to Test Nebulized Ensifentrine as Add–on Therapy
· COPD Exacerbation Frequency and Treatment Strategy Differs by GOLD Stage
· Telehealth Rehabilitation Lowers Hospital Readmissions After COPD Exacerbation, Study Finds
· Longer Exhalations Are an Easy Way to Hack Your Vagus Nerve
· Use of Inhaled Corticosteroids Reduces Lung Cancer Risk in COPD
· Common Lung Diseases Associated With Cardiovascular Risk
· With Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes and COPD Increasing Worldwide, Researchers Look for Links
· Eisenhower Health 1st in Southern California to Offer Landmark Treatment for COPD/Emphysema
· Carrot Rewards Wellness App Launches COPD Campaign – Go Canada!
· COPD Patient Quality of Life Improved by Integrated Disease Management
· Thunder Fever: How Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Outbreaks
· FDA Gives Marketing Clearance to Loop Wearable Wristband that Remotely Monitors COPD Patients
· Overnight In–House Intensivists Don’t Clearly Improve Care: Review
· Titrating PEEP Using Esophageal Pressures Did Not Improve ARDS Outcomes (EPVent–2)
· CSA Medical’s RejuvenAir System Gets FDA Breakthrough Device Designation But What Does It Do?
· Circassia Adding Cardiovascular Safety Data on Tudorza Label for COPD Patients
· FDA Clears Spry Health’s Remote Monitoring Wearable for COPD Patients
· FDA OKs Duaklir Fixed–Dose Combination Inhaler for COPD
· Temple Hospital First in Nation to Implant New Valve into Lungs of Emphysema Patient:
· New Tool Identifies Support Needs of COPD Patients, Helping to Make Care More Personal and Holistic
· How the Keto Diet can Help People Breathe Easier
· Incorporating Healthy Habits to Help Manage COPD: A Specialist’s View
· Statin Therapy in Asthma–COPD Overlap May Curb Stroke, CAD Risk
· American Lung Association® Nutrition and COPD
· Non–Invasive Imaging Technique Valid for Identifying Small Airway Disease in Lung
· Patients and Caregivers New Access to FDA “Request to Connect”
· El Camino Hospital 1st in California to Offer New Treatment for Severe COPD/Emphysema
· Daily Aspirin Might Ease COPD Flare–Ups
· US Senators Relay Personal Experiences as They Chastise Pharma Execs for High Drug Prices
· 2019 Important Alert for Medicare Patients Who Use Supplemental Oxygen–especially Liquid O2
· Patient–Reported Consequences of Community–Acquired Pneumonia in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
· The Lung is Not the Only Organ Affected by Air Pollution
· Development for Asthma, Allergies and Other Respiratory Diseases
· Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Lungs
· Atrial Fibrillation Prevalence Increasing in End–Stage COPD
· Statins Linked to Better Outcomes and Improved Lung Function
· When Mucus Can be Key to Treating Colon and Airway Diseases
· Researchers Breathe New Life into COPD Research Using Mouse Models
· FDA Approves 1st of Wixela, Generic of ADVAIR DISKUS®
· Long–Term Use of Statins Reduces Mortality, Inflammation in COPD
· ß–Blocker Therapy and Risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
· LUNG REGENERATION Mayo Clinic center For Regenerative Medicine
· Flu Shot Crucial for Anyone With COPD
· What Exercises Can Help Increase Lung Capacity?
· Optimizing US Home Oxygen Therapy – Addressing Patient and Clinician Reports of Problems with Home Oxygen Accessibility
· COPD and Anxiety: Researchers Test Promising Approach
· Which Patients With COPD Are Affected the Most by Extreme Weather?
· New Mucus Study Could Hold the Key to Clearing Your Phlegm
· Humidity Levels and COPD
· To Better Treat COPD, Scientists Look to Tailored Approaches for Deadly Lung Disease
· What to Know about Steroids for COPD
· Mucus, Cough and Chronic Lung Disease: New Discoveries
· Myths about COPD
· Does COPD Show Up on an X-ray?
· Does High Altitude Affect COPD?
· Clinical Issues of Mucus Accumulation in COPD