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Asthma and COPD

Asthma and chronic lung disease study to reduce impact of virus infection in patients

Reducing the impact of virus infections in patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic inflammatory lung diseases is the focus of a collaborative research project involving Monash University.

Medicine & health
Lungs

Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working properly

New study backs up observations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients showing reduced effectiveness of symptom-reliever medication (B2-adrenoceptor agonists) in flare-ups linked to cigarette smoking and infection with viruses...

Lungs

Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working properly

New study backs up observations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients showing reduced effectiveness of symptom-reliever medication (B2-adrenoceptor agonists) in flare-ups linked to cigarette smoking and infection with viruses...

No smoking sign

Novel approach to helping long-term smokers

A novel program to identify and support long-term smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is being trialled by Australian researchers. COPD, a chronic lung condition, is a major public...

No smoking sign

Novel approach to helping long-term smokers

A novel program to identify and support long-term smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is being trialled by Australian researchers. COPD, a chronic lung condition, is a major public...