E-cigarette vapor may worsen COPD. A new study demonstrates exposure-related death of human airway smooth muscle cells and other toxic effects.
Primary care patients with COPD may be at increased risk for T2DM, according to new research. Screening could increase early diagnosis.
Not all that glitters is GOLD, prevalence of asthma-COPD overlap in primary care, and 4 more new studies in COPD, asthma, and overlap highlighted.
Are you up-to-date on the latest COPD research? Brush-up with this quick, 5-question quiz.
Confirmed: FEV1:FVC <0.70 proves to be the optimal threshold to identify risk of COPD vs less than LLN and other fixed values.
Second-hand smoke and COPD, optimal cutoff for COPD diagnosis, impact of exercise on COPD risk, and 3 more new findings, at-a-glance.
Authors of a recent study sought to examine which factors impact a COPD patient's ability to properly use an inhaler. Find out the results with this quick quiz.
The 2019 GOLD Guidelines make a new distinction in how to choose initial and subsequent COPD treatment. Do you know what that is? Answer and 4 more questions, here.
Consequences of a late COPD diagnosis, a blood test to stratify mortality risk, and 6 other new studies offer insights into improving care for COPD patients.
DALLAS--Results of 3 studies presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting this week focus on the predictive role of disease exacerbations, machine learning, and Hgb levels in COPD.