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Air pollution has become a big menace and poses a serious threat to people`s health. The ever soaring levels of air pollution have led to an increase in reports of respiratory problems in metropolitan cities like Delhi.
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People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 16:31
A new study has now concluded that COPD is not an independent risk factor for lung cancer.
Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 17:24
College education and moderate alcohol intake is linked to lower chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk, says a new study.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 17:56
Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose and a wet cough.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 09:49
In a new study of people with moderate or severe lung disease, taking large amounts of vitamin D was not linked to any symptom relief, researchers from Belgium report.
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COPD is projected to be the third-leading cause of death worldwide by 2020.
Last Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011, 00:00
A variant in the VDR contributes to the risk of developing COPD in Caucasian men.