Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Study Finds Improved Way to Treat COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

VOANews: Study Finds Improved Way to Treat COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a life-threatening condition commonly caused by years of smoking. COPD is not curable but treatment can extend a patient's life. Doctors often treat it with steroids. Now, a study shows that low doses of the medicine given by mouth are equal to, or better than, a heavy dose administered into the blood. download MP3

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