chronic bronchitis

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a form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow

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RheOx is under clinical investigation and not available for sale or distribution and the company is the first to bring an interventional pulmonary procedure targeting Chronic Bronchitis to the US.
Table 10: Causes Causes No of cases Percentage Chronic bronchitis with emphysema 30 60 Bronchial asthma 6 12 Bronchiectasis 5 10 Old pulmonary tuberculosis 6 12 Kyphoscoliosis 3 6 In 60% of the cases the cause was chronic bronchitis with emphysema.
Chronic bronchitis is diagnosed from a clinical perspective.
COPD is characterized by emphysema and chronic bronchitis and is most common in smokers.
The inhalers help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, to breathe.
COPD is the umbrella term for a group of conditions including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
The report says about 43 million people in China are affected by chronic lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, with about 1 million of these dying each year.
The study included 15 subjects with healthy lungs and 27 with COPD, of whom 13 had chronic bronchitis and 14 had emphysema.
And experts hope it could provide an insight into why so many people with asthma go on to develop chronic bronchitis as they get older.
It covers emphysema, asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Furthermore, in terms of type, the market has been divided into chronic bronchitis and acute bronchitis.
Despite being a serious lung disease, chronic bronchitis is not contagious.
Chronic bronchitis lasts longer than acute bronchitis and is caused by environmental irritants such as dust, chemicals, or smoke, the ( Mayo Clinic said.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim reported on Thursday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for new labeling for Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide & olodaterol) Inhalation Spray for reduction in COPD exacerbations, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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