Second-hand smoke and chronic bronchitis in Taiwanese women: a health-care based study
- COPD in Never Smokers. Kuritzky, Louis // Neurology Alert;Jul2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p13
The article focuses on research on the impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in never smokers conducted by B. Lamprecht and colleagues and published in a 2011 issue of "Chest."
- Evaluation of serum CC-16 as a biomarker for COPD in the ECLIPSE cohort. Lomas, D. A.; Silverman, E. K.; Edwards, L. O.; Miller, B. E.; Coxson, H. O.; Tal-Singer, R. // Thorax;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p1058
Background: Circulating levels of Clara cell secretory protein-16 (CC-16) have been linked to Clara cell toxicity. It has therefore been suggested that this protein may be a useful marker of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Methods: Serum CC-16 levels were measured in 2083...
- Chronic Bronchitis in Smokers Before Age 50 May Be an Early Predictor of COPD. Abma, Rebecca K. // Pulmonary Reviews;Nov2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p16
The article discusses a research that suggests that chronic bronchitis in adults younger than 50 may denote susceptibility to the effects of cigarette smoking and predict long-term risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It references a study by Stefano Guerra and colleagues,...
- Catch your breath, and save your life. Loecher, Barbara // Prevention;Sep2004, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p49
Mentions how one in eight adults under the age of 45 may be at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to the National Women's Health Resource Center. Consideration of symptoms including lung disorders such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis; Advice for smokers to quit the...
- Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: management considerations for the dental team. Devlin, J. // British Dental Journal;9/12/2014, Vol. 217 Issue 5, p235
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects an estimated 3 million people in the United Kingdom, and is most common among elderly smokers. Patients may present with recurrent coughing of mucoid secretions (chronic bronchitis) or breathlessness caused by destruction of the airways...
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Altered Risk of Lung Cancer in a Population-Based Case-Control Study. Koshiol, Jill; Rotunno, Melissa; Consonni, Dario; Pesatori, Angela Cecilia; De Matteis, Sara; Goldstein, Alisa M.; Chaturvedi, Anil K.; Wacholder, Sholom; Landi, Maria Teresa; Lubin, Jay H.; Caporaso, Neil E. // PLoS ONE;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p1
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been consistently associated with increased risk of lung cancer. However, previous studies have had limited ability to determine whether the association is due to smoking. Methodology/Principal Findings: The Environment And Genetics in...
- "Susceptible" smokers? Anthonisen, N. R. // Thorax;Nov2006, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p924
The article comments on the findings of the study on the susceptibility of cigarette smokers to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the Copenhagen City Heart Study in Copenhagen, Denmark. Results showed that over 24 percent of smokers who underwent spirometric tests have COPD, while...
- chronic desquamating eosinophilic bronchitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p449
A definition of the term "chronic desquamating eosinophilic bronchitis" which refers to asthma is presented.
- mesobronchitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1450
A definition of the term "mesobronchitis" is presented, which refers to the inflammation of the middle layer of the bronchi.