If you have COPD and live at a high altitude, such as in Denver, should you consider pulling up roots and moving somewhere closer to sea level? Will such a move help you avoid, or at least postpone, the need to use oxygen? The simple answer is yes. The lower the altitude, the richer the mix of oxygen in the air. A move from a high altitude to a significantly lower altitude will very likely lessen your need for an oxygen tank to deal with COPD. O
APPROVAL #13041956.1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Michelle McAdam, Chronic Communications, (310) 902-1274 NEW CLINICAL TRIAL AT LA BIOMED/HARBOR-UCLA AND USC OFFERS HOPE FOR EMPHYSEMA PATIENTS Investigational Treatment May Help Lungs Function More Effectively Without Surgery, Enabling Better Breathing and Quality of Life LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 4, 2015 – A clinical trial for patients suffering from severe e
Leonard Nimoy still lives on as a force for the improvement of outcomes for COPD patients; his daughter Julie Nimoy is developing a documentary to help COPD sufferers, in honor of her father who also suffered from the disease. PERF is proud to announce that she has asked PERF President Richard Casaburi, PhD, MD, a lead researcher at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed), to serve as medical adviser for the film. Nimoy, known w