COPD research

COPD Research Living with COPD People living with COPD experience a progressive decline in lung function, even with current treatments and giving up smoking. They can also experience severe flare-ups, resulting in increased breathlessness and irreversible damage to their lungs. These flare-ups are often associated with lung infections due to viruses and bacteria suggesting a […]

Let’s get physical

While most chronic lung conditions have no cure, there are things that we can do to breathe easier, keep out of hospital and improve our quality of life. One of the important ones is doing pulmonary rehabilitation. Pulmonary rehabilitation Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive program of education and exercise – and research has shown that […]

Feeling breathless?

Do you feel breathless even with your current treatment? Breathlessness can be a frightening and overwhelming problem that is difficult to treat. The Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative are currently looking for people who have COPD (emphysema) and continue to feel breathless even with current treatment. The outcome of this study may enable better management of […]

Do You Suffer From C.O.P.D?

Do You Suffer From C.O.P.D? If you are a current or former smoker with chronic cough or shortness of breath you may have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Local COPD Research Study We are conducting a clinical research study of an investigational medication for COPD. If you have been diagnosed with […]