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Related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: chronic bronchitis, asthma, COPD, emphysema

chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Antioxidant vitamins (A, C and E) and malondialdehyde levels in acute exacerbation and stable periods of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
The first concerns catabolic states related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is the subject of this press release; the second concerns catabolic states following hip fracture in elderly patients with results expected in December 2003.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
A Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Once-daily QVA149 in Patients With Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)(SHINE).
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease causes the narrowing of the airways to the lungs, which can lead to chronic coughing and excessive phlegm.
ATLANTA -- Smoking cessation is the only therapeutic intervention that has been shown to slow the decline in pulmonary function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Dr.
O'Connor of the Boston University School of Medicine knew that smoking can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a permanent narrowing of the lung's airways.
November: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month World COPD Day November 16, 2011
The report is an essential source of information and analysis on the global Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Therapeutics market.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a condition that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, occurs almost exclusively in smokers.
Compared to participants who reported rarely eating fish, the volunteers who ate seafood most often -- about four times a week -- had half the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), says coauthor Eyal Shahar of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health in Minneapolis.

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