Call 303.771.9000 or visit our Atopic Dermatitis studies page to learn more about our current eczema studies!

Study: Even Smokers Who Pass Lung Test may be in Early Stages of COPD

Millions of smokers who pass a widely used lung test may nevertheless be in the early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), according to a new study. The researchers, led by Dr. Elizabeth Regan of National Jewish Health in Denver, found signs of lung disease in 55 percent of long …

Medical Costs from COPD are Rising, Study Finds

Financial costs associated with treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are increasing, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Moreover, the study found that COPD patients spend twice as much in medical expenses as people without the lung disease. …

How COPD Can Trigger Anxiety

by admin

Anxiety is a common comorbidity of COPD. When your breathing becomes strained and weak, your brain automatically triggers a stress response to alert you to the problem. The panic caused by anxiety can worsen COPD symptoms. Even without COPD, anxiety attacks often cause¬†breathing to become short or …

Cutting Carbon Emissions Outweigh Cost Involved

by admin

Many states have opted out of carbon emission reduction policies due to the cost involved, but researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology say the health benefits from breathing cleaner air will outweigh those costs. Noelle Selin, an assistant professor of engineering systems and atmosph …