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COPD

Respiratory disease is the main reason why patients visit primary care practices. This brief summary highlights the latest in research and patient care.

COPD challenges, asthma in children, smoking deaths—highlights of recent research findings in these key areas of respiratory disease.

There is emergent need to improve recognition and management of COPD in HIV-infected patients. Details here.

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A new study shows that the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increases with obesity. Yet, the risk was increased in underweight persons as well.

For patients with asthma or COPD, PL554 has the potential to both reverse bronchodilation and reduce inflammation more quickly and with fewer adverse effects.

Patients respond to 5 days of corticosteroid therapy just as well as to 14 days of therapy, according to a study.

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