chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


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Related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: chronic bronchitis, asthma, COPD, emphysema
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a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis

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The study's authors said the mechanisms linking soda consumption with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are unclear, but both disorders are associated with inflammation.
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Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)'s therapeutic pipeline.
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Theratechnologies (TSX: TH), Montreal, has announced preliminary results for a Phase II study testing ThGRF, its growth hormone-releasing factor analogue, in patients suffering from chronic wasting, or muscle depletion, secondary to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Oxidative stress arising from cigarette smoking and long-term exposure to dust and particles causes chronic airway inflammation, which is essential to the development of many lung diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
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Cigar use boosted by roughly 40 percent the likelihood that a man would develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which includes some cases of chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565) confirms the information released today by Novartis that QVA149, (indacaterol maleate / glycopyrronium bromide) an investigational drug for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been filed for marketing authorisation with the European Medicines Agency (EMA), triggering a $5 million milestone payment to Sosei.
The two firms have applied for FDA's approval to Breo as a cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and they want the European Medicines Agency to accept the drug as a treatment for COPD and asthma.
Diseases to be studied will include atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, arrhythmia, cerebral infarction and various cancers.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), characterized by decreased lung airflow, is the world's fourth leading cause of death.
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