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From the Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2010.
The most important of the respiratory diseases known to have major environmental risk factors include pneumonia, chronic obstructive lung disease, TB, asthma, lung cancer, and various occupational lung diseases.
These numbers are beginning to give us an idea of just how great the burden of COPD is around the world," says Leo Fabbri, MD, Executive Committee Chair of the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), which is organizing World COPD Day.
In patients with severe to very severe COPD, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) recommends the addition of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) to long-acting beta2-agonists (LABA), in addition to other treatment options.
1) For patients with moderate to very severe COPD, to reduce exacerbations and improve lung function and health status, the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) recommends the use of combination treatments with an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and long-acting beta2-agonist (LABA), in addition to other treatment options.
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease guidelines for COPD advise that inhaled corticosteroids should be given only to patients with severe or very severe disease, particularly patients who experience frequent exacerbations.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) will release updated clinical guidelines for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) today.
7) According to diagnosis and treatment guidelines set by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), intervention can help improve and prevent some of the symptoms of COPD and improve health status and patient outcomes.
SYDNEY, Australia, April 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Specialist pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis Ltd is pleased to announce that the first of 350 patients has enrolled in its Phase III Bronchitol trial to treat the chronic obstructive lung disease, bronchiectasis; an incurable, degenerative and chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs affecting more than half a million people worldwide.
Smoking sheesha or cigarettes can increase the risk of cancer and chronic obstructive lung diseases, vascular diseases, gum disease and tumours of the mouth and oesophagus.
A one year, $382,500 grant has been secured by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) from the National Institutes of Health s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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