Local researchers are looking for patients on which to try a new treatment that may give emphysema sufferers a better quality of life.
Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.
Orange means unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive people. Next would be red, which is unhealthy air for all.
If you are a smoker, or if you smoked for many years, you are at far greater risk for developing emphysema or chronic bronchitis—both grouped as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.
I am sure you have heard about physical rehabilitation but there are many forms of rehabilitation in medicine including pulmonary rehabilitation or, rehab for your lungs.