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Although the benefits of exercise on the health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema, have been widely reported, the effect of Tai Chi prior to this study had not been thoroughly evaluated in patients with COPD. Forty patients with COPD were randomized into either a control group or Tai Chi intervention group.


A new study determines high dose supplements of vitamin D may increase the exercise capacity and strength of respiratory muscles in people with emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study indicates.


Researchers at two universities, Cornell and Harvard conducted a study that determined among women 45 years and beyond, the regular consumption of vitamin E decreased the risk of developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) also known as emphysema by approximately 10% in smokers and non-smokers   COPD is a major cause of lung disease and […]