Home > Medical > COPD > News News All sections in COPD » About COPD » COPD and Medication » FAQs » Living with COPD » COPD News » Smoking » The Lungs Antibiotic linked to heart problems in COPD patients Study looked at clarithromycin use for lung conditions, but didn't prove cause-and-effect. Exercise may reduce hospitalisation for COPD Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Smoking and inactivity a dangerous combination Brazilian researchers have found that smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Join us on Facebook » Ask Stop Smoking Expert » Ask CyberDoc » Anti-Tobacco Art FDA approves new drug for COPD A new inhaled drug to treat a serious lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has been approved by the FDA. Millions of emphysema patients given lifeline People suffering from advanced emphysema have shown remarkable improvement in the quality of life by the insertion of a coil into the lungs. Gene mutations linked to fatal lung disease US researchers have found a new genetic cause of a rare and fatal lung disease. Blood tests may redict COPD flare-ups People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who have signs of chronic inflammation in their blood are more likely to have flare-ups of the lung disease than those who do not. Inhaler for lung disease safe after all A study on the safety of a mist inhaler for chronic lung disease has found it does not increase the risk of patients dying early, in contrast to an earlier analysis. Findings improve diagnosis of cystic fibrosis Researchers who identified 105 new genetic mutations that cause cystic fibrosis say their findings will improve diagnosis. Singing helps lung patients Doctors at a London hospital have started a singing programme for lung patients, reasoning that the kind of breathing used by singers might also help respiratory problems. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!