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Respiratory symptoms in adults are related to impaired quality of life, regardless of asthma and COPD: results from the European community respiratory health survey
(BioMed Central, 2010-09-27)
Background Respiratory symptoms are common in the general population, and their presence is related to Health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The objective was to describe the association of respiratory symptoms with ...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Is Associated with Low Levels of Vitamin D
(Public Library of Science, 2012-06-21)
Introduction: COPD patients may be at increased risk for vitamin D (25(OH)D) deficiency, but risk factors for deficiency among COPD patients have not been extensively reported. Methods: Serum 25(OH)D levels were measured ...
TNF-α is associated with loss of lean body mass only in already cachectic COPD patients
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-18)