Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/copd/condition-rss COPD en-us Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:46:43 UTC Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:46:43 UTC Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Hospitalized Patients: Managing Exacerbations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2017/May2017/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-in-hospitalized-patients-managing-exacerbations 5:08 AM, Fri May 19, 2017 Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression Risk in Patients With COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/pediatric-supplement/2017/April2017/physical-activity-reduces-anxiety-and-depression-risk-in-patients-with-copd <p>The study, presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in London, analyzed data on 409 patients with COPD from primary care practices in the Netherlands and Switzerland.</p> 3:49 PM, Thu April 20, 2017 5 COPD Studies Every Pharmacist Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-o-shea/2017/04/5-copd-studies-every-pharmacist-should-know Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on COPD have been published, shaping how we treat the disease today. 10:12 PM, Sun April 2, 2017 Withdrawal of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Patients with Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2016/September2016/Withdrawal-of-Inhaled-Corticosteroids-in-Patients-with-Stable-Chronic-Obstructive-Pulmonary-Disease COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, contributing to more than 120,000 deaths each year. 1:50 AM, Fri September 23, 2016 Bevespi Aerosphere http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/September2016/Bevespi-Aerosphere The FDA has approved bevespi aerosphere inhalation aerosol for the long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD. 4:10 AM, Fri September 16, 2016 Stiff Competition to Create a Smarter Inhaler http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2016/07/stiff-competition-to-create-a-smarter-inhaler 3M Drug Delivery Systems will be working to introduce its Intelligent Inhaler to the market by developing a partnership with pharmaceutical companies. 11:14 PM, Sun July 10, 2016 New COPD Maintenance Treatment Approved http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-copd-maintenance-treatment-approved The FDA has approved AstraZeneca's glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate (Bevespi Aerosphere) inhalation aerosol for long-term maintenance treatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 7:00 AM, Mon May 2, 2016 Utibron Neohaler http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/April2016/Utibron-Neohaler The FDA has approved Utibron Neohaler oral inhalation powder for long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD. 1:20 AM, Fri April 8, 2016 Why Are COPD Patients Afraid to Exercise? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/why-are-copd-patients-afraid-to-exercise Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have reductions in their brains' gray matter related to the processing of dyspnea, fear, and sensitivity to painful stimuli. 10:12 PM, Wed March 30, 2016 A Quick Overview of COPD Treatment Options http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/abimbola-farinde/2016/03/a-quick-overview-of-copd-treatment-options Treating COPD can be a complex undertaking. 1:51 AM, Wed March 2, 2016 Pocket-Sized Asthma Inhaler Under Development http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2016/02/pocket-sized-asthma-inhaler-under-development Imagine if your metered-dose inhaler could fit into your wallet. 11:38 PM, Sun February 28, 2016 Pharmacy Interventions Can Improve COPD Exacerbations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/pharmacy-interventions-can-improve-copd-exacerbations Nonadherence to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment worsens patient health outcomes and increases related costs. 11:09 PM, Tue February 23, 2016 Imminent Influx of Generic COPD Inhalers Will Require Pharmacist Input http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/imminent-influx-of-generic-copd-inhalers-will-require-pharmacist-input A host of new inhalers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are nearing market entry. 1:00 AM, Fri January 29, 2016 Can Music Benefit COPD Patients? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/can-music-benefit-copd-patients Pharmacists may want to encourage their patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to complement their pharmacologic treatment with music therapy. 10:00 PM, Tue December 29, 2015 The New Age of Inhalation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/steve-leuck-pharmd/2015/12/the-new-age-of-inhalation Over the past few years, a multitude of new inhalation devices that are not your standard point-and-press inhalers have come onto the market.  11:46 PM, Sun December 27, 2015 COPD Linked to Higher Lung Cancer Risk Among Smokers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2015/December2015/COPD-Linked-to-Higher-Lung-Cancer-Risk-Among-Smokers Although smoking is a well-known risk factor for lung cancer, the results of a recent study indicate that smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face a significantly higher risk of developing lung cancer than smokers without the respiratory condition. 4:01 AM, Mon December 21, 2015 COPD More Prevalent in Rural and Poor Areas of United States http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2015/December2015/COPD-More-Prevalent-in-Rural-and-Poor-Areas-of-United-States Patients who live in low-income of rural areas of the United States may face a greater risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to recent study results presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference. 4:00 AM, Mon December 21, 2015 Psychological Conditions Increase Early Hospital Readmission Rate in Patients with COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2015/December2015/Psychological-Conditions-Increase-Early-Hospital-Readmission-Rate-in-Patients-with-COPD Patients who develop a psychological conditions suck as depression anxiety, psychosis, or alcohol/drug abuse are more likely to be readmitted early to a hospital for complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, recent study results suggest. 3:31 AM, Mon December 21, 2015 COPD Controller Combo May Lower Death Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/copd-controller-combo-may-lower-death-risk Treating chronic pulmonary obstructive disease with both inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting bronchodilators remains controversial, but new evidence suggests that this controller combination could reduce mortality risk. 7:00 AM, Mon November 30, 2015 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2015/November2015/Chronic-Obstructive-Pulmonary-Disease How should you treat this patient? 5:31 AM, Fri November 20, 2015