TITLE

Paracetamol, COPD and sarcopenia

AUTHOR(S)
Greener, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Independent Nurse;3/4/2013, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the analysis of the latest research related to paracetamol, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and sarcopenia. It is mentioned that number of suicides or deaths with an open verdict involving paracetamol alone has declined by 765 compared to the estimated rate which is equivalent to 43% reduction. It also mentions that dysfunctional inflammatory and immune responses contributes to endometriosis. Bronchiectasis doubles all-cause mortality in patients with COPD.
ACCESSION #
86445678

 

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