COPD


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COPD

abbr.
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPD

abbreviation for
(Pathology) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Translations

COPD

abbr chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. V. disease.
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COPD has significant physical and emotional impacts on patients.
Smoking accounts for up to 75% of all cases of COPD, said the senior pulmonologist mentioning that not only smokers are at higher risk but they also harm other people by affecting through passive smoking.
Trends in COPD partnering deals --Top COPD deals by value --Deals listed by company A-Z, industry sector, stage of development, technology type The COPD Partnering 2010-2015 provides understanding and access to the COPD partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies.
Now the fourth leading cause of death worldwide, COPD is expected to climb to 3rd place by 2030, according to the World Health Organization.
The global market for COPD has been estimated to be close to US$ 12 billion in 2013.
COPD is currently the fourth leading cause of death worldwide and by 2020 is expected to be the third cause of death and the fifth cause of disability," he said yesterday to mark the beginning of COPD awareness week.
Results found that exposure to passive smoke when they were growing up almost doubled their risk for COPD and respiratory symptoms in adulthood.
This is the first-ever study to investigate the prevalence of COPD in the UAE, taking a special look at the local risk factors associated with developing the disease, other than cigarette smoking which is reported globally to cause 80 per cent of cases," said lead researcher Dr Ashraf Al Zaabi, Head of the Respiratory division, Zayed Military Hospital, Abu Dhabi.
According to the British Thoracic Society, the rate of COPD among women is increasing.
Now a study has found it to occur frequently in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), correlating with COPD severity.
The prevalence of COPD in South Africa is not known, but a large percentage of the population are exposed to risk factors for COPD such as cigarette smoking, (1) inorganic dusts and the indoor use of biomass fuel for heating and cooking.