Getting Real-World Data from the Salford Lung Study

December 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden In May 2016, the results of the Salford Lung Study (SLS) were first announced. The findings of the study showed that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who received the drug Relvar (a fluticasone furoate-vilanterol combination) over a 12-month period had fewerRead More

The Four Pillars of Living Well with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

November 23, 2016 at 8:49 AM 0 comments

Russell Winwood copdathlete@outlook.com When you read the words “Living well with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,” the first thought that may spring to mind is “You have to be kidding!”  How can this phrase be used with a progressive disease that impacts overall health and quality of life so significantly? MuchRead More

Shh and Listen! Communication Between Doctors and Patients Needs to Improve

October 30, 2014 at 2:20 PM 0 comments

Interview with Professor David Price, Primary Care Respiratory Society Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, by Kelly Llewellyn, Assistant Editor for EMJ THE BACKGROUND According to the European Respiratory Society, respiratory diseases are among the leading causes of death worldwide. Statistically, asthma affects around 300 million individuals worldwide; 65 millionRead More