Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 2006
"Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been considered a disease of Caucasian men, recent data show mortality rising faster among women and African-Americans. Some have suggested these groups are more susceptible to tobacco smoke," reported scientists at the University of Alabama.
M.T. Dransfield and colleagues stated, "We examined this issue in our own population of COPD patients. Beginning in March 2003 we prospectively developed a COPD research database to facilitate recruitment for clinical trials. Enrollees are recruited from clinics and paid...
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