Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: COPD 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 5:08 AM, Fri May 19, 2017 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 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 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 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 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 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 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? 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 Treating COPD can be a complex undertaking. 1:51 AM, Wed March 2, 2016 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 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 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? 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 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 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 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 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 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 How should you treat this patient? 5:31 AM, Fri November 20, 2015