There is one main difference between emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema is a problem with the alveoli and chronic bronchitis is a problem with inflammation of the bronchi. 709 woorden meer
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As the medical field advances further, we continue to run into hurdles that set us backwards. For example, in order to develop a new antibiotic, it takes millions if not billions of dollars and over a decade’s time. 402 woorden meer
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that is characterized by feelings of breathlessness. Individuals with the disease often find it difficult to complete normal daily tasks like walking up stairs, gardening, or standing up. 393 woorden meer
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. In this video, Dr. James Kiley and Dr. Tony Punturieri from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provide an overview of COPD. 34 woorden meer
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Drugs known as statins may have benefits beyond lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol levels. A new study suggests people with chronic lung disease who take these drugs may extend their survival. 653 woorden meer