Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and bronchiectasis

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a collective term for the conditions previously described separately as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. At the Ciba Guest

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Tudorza Pressair in COPD - FDA adds data to prescribing information

Circassia Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA added new data to the Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium bromide inhalation powder) Prescribing Information that...

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COPD experts tackle key topics in our latest Q&A

Professor Wisia Wedzicha and Dr Kai Beeh tackle five frequently asked questions regarding COPD.

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Aradigm announces results of third party evaluation of Phase III clinical trials for Apulmiq (formerly Linhaliq) to treat bronchiectasis .

Aradigm Corporation announced results of a third party evaluation (TPE) of the Phase III clinical trial results for Apulmiq (...

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Guidelines

GOLD 2017 Global Strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of COPD.

Freshly updated for 2017, the latest edition of the Global Strategy document is the premiere evidence-based reference tool for the implementation of effective disease management plans, and represents the current best practices...

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An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement: Key Concepts and Advances in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

The purpose of this Statement is to update the 2006 document, including a new definition of pulmonary rehabilitation and highlighting key concepts and major advances in the field.

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Guidelines for the management of adult lower respiratory tract infections

It provides evidence-based recommendations for the most common management questions occurring in routine clinical practice in the management of adult patients with LRTI.

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Journal articles

Combined aclidinium bromide and long-acting beta2-agonist for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Objectives: To assess the efficacy and safety of combined aclidinium bromide and long-acting beta2-agonists in stable COPD.

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Roflumilast in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: towards a better-targeted use.

Introduction: For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), one of the main goals in its management is to reduce the number of disease exacerbations. Roflumilast is an anti-inflammatory compound...

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Inspiratory muscle training improves autonomic modulation and exercise tolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease subjects: A randomized-controlled trial.

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate the effect a regular inspiratory muscle training program on autonomic modulation measured by heart rate variability, exercise capacity and respiratory function in chronic obstructive pulmonary...

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Effects of BGF and GFF on Specific Image Based Airway Volumes and Resistance in Subjects With Moderate to Severe COPD

This is a randomised, controlled, two period cross-over, 4 weeks chronic dosing, study to evaluate the effects of Budesonide/Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (BGF) and Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (GFF)

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A Study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of FF/UMEC/VI With the FDC of FF/VI and UMEC/VI; Administered Once-daily Via a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The study evaluates the efficacy of fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) to reduce the annual rate of moderate and severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy...

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Study to Patients With Stable COPD to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Aclidinium Bromide/Formoterol Fumarate (DUAKLIR) (AVANT)

This is a multiple dose, randomised, parallel, double blind, double dummy, multicentre and multinational Phase III study to determine the efficacy and safety of Aclidinium bromide/Formoterol fumarate compared with individual components...

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Managing acute exacerbations of COPD in primary care

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: diagnosis and assessment of severity

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