Category: Disease

COPD Pathophysiology: Understanding the Progression of This Disease

27 March 2016

Chronic pulmonary obstructive disease is comprised of airway inflammation, consequent airway structural changes and mucociliary dysfunction. This disease is characterized by inflammation of the airways on a chronic basis. The COPD pathophysiology will involve inhaled irritants that cause inflammatory cells such as macrophages, B cells and neutrophils to accumulate. When these cells are activated they […]

Fight Heart Disease and Depression

19 May 2015

A new study finds that cutting down on stress and participating in aerobic exercise cuts down on both heart disease and depression. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center tracked the mental and physical health of 92 men and 42 women, aged 40 to 84, with heart disease. Participants in the study received either their routine […]