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Blood thinner heparin has been found to help improve breathing when inhaled by people with COPD

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Article about blood thinner heparin helps improve breathing when inhaled by people with COPD.  

Period4 Dec 2017

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TitleInhaled heparin shows potential in lung disease
Media name/outletPharmaTimes Online
Media typeWeb
Date4/12/17
DescriptionThe veteran bloodthinner heparin has been found in a small UK trial to help improve breathing when inhaled by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Producer/AuthorSelina McKee
URLwww.pharmatimes.com/news/inhaled_heparin_shows_potential_in_lung_disease_1213151
PersonsJan Shute
TitleOld drugs, new tricks: Repurposing heparin may offer hope to COPD patients
Media name/outletEuropean Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
Media typeWeb
Date4/12/17
DescriptionA pilot study, performed at the University of Portsmouth, has shown that a drug commonly used to thin blood, heparin, may offer a significant improvement in symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
URLhttps://www.epmmagazine.com/news/old-drugs-new-tricks-repurposing-heparin-may-offer-hope-to-c/
PersonsJan Shute

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