Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has described Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) as a global epidemic; an estimated 210 million people have COPD worldwide and more than 3 million people died of the condition in 2005, which is equal to 5% of all deaths globally that year. Total deaths from COPD are projected to increase by more than 30% in the next 10 years without interventions to cut risks, particularly exposure to tobacco smoke.

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SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and messenger ribonucleic acid found to translocate into the nucleus

SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and messenger ribonucleic acid found to translocate into the nucleus

mRNA boosters associated with decreased odds of hospitalization compared with the mRNA vaccine primary series alone

mRNA boosters associated with decreased odds of hospitalization compared with the mRNA vaccine primary series alone

The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset

The potential of NMR-based blood profiling as a single-domain assay to simultaneously predict multidisease onset

What are the 2-year health outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in China?

What are the 2-year health outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in China?

Study estimates 18 million Americans have long-COVID

Study estimates 18 million Americans have long-COVID

Neisseria species are linked to worsening bronchiectasis in patients, study shows

Neisseria species are linked to worsening bronchiectasis in patients, study shows

Study explores the impact of genetic risk variants on overall disease burden and healthy life years

Study explores the impact of genetic risk variants on overall disease burden and healthy life years

Study investigates the prevalence of adrenal tumors in an unselected screening population

Study investigates the prevalence of adrenal tumors in an unselected screening population

Study uncovers how air pollution can trigger lung cancer in individuals with no history of smoking

Study uncovers how air pollution can trigger lung cancer in individuals with no history of smoking

Factors influencing patient’s perception during COVID-19 recovery

Factors influencing patient’s perception during COVID-19 recovery

Proposed classification of COPD according to major risk factors

Proposed classification of COPD according to major risk factors

Bronchodilators do little to help people without COPD but have smoking-related respiratory symptoms

Bronchodilators do little to help people without COPD but have smoking-related respiratory symptoms

AI model detects COVID-19 infection in people’s voices

AI model detects COVID-19 infection in people’s voices

Respiratory diseases affect females and males differently, study says

Respiratory diseases affect females and males differently, study says

SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid antigen levels and patient outcomes

SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid antigen levels and patient outcomes

What is the association between COVID-19 and thrombotic events?

What is the association between COVID-19 and thrombotic events?

Nepal has the highest death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, study reveals

Nepal has the highest death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, study reveals

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

The QCOVID4 algorithm developed using data from the Omicron wave identifies those at highest risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes

Hackensack Meridian Health becomes second in the world to implant Impella Bridge-to-Recovery heart pump

Hackensack Meridian Health becomes second in the world to implant Impella Bridge-to-Recovery heart pump

What are the risk factors related to COVID-19-related hospitalization and mortality?

What are the risk factors related to COVID-19-related hospitalization and mortality?