Home > Medical > COPD > News News All sections in COPD » About COPD » COPD and Medication » FAQs » Living with COPD » COPD News » Smoking » The Lungs 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. 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. Findings improve diagnosis of cystic fibrosis Researchers who identified 105 new genetic mutations that cause cystic fibrosis say their findings will improve diagnosis. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Join us on Facebook » Ask Stop Smoking Expert » Ask CyberDoc » Anti-Tobacco Art 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. Long-term use of antibiotic helps COPD A study has found that taking azithromycin for a year cut down on re-hospitalizations for COPD flare-ups. Allergies may boost severity of lung disease Study finds hay fever increases frequency of respiratory problems in COPD patients. 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. Pain a common problem for people with COPD Narcotic pain relievers frequently used by patients with chronic lung condition, study finds. Some COPD meds a heart risk Long-acting inhaled medications for COPD may raise the risk of cardiovascular complications among older patients. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.