Author Archives: Yedida Y Bogachkov PhD

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Eases Symptoms, Improves Quality of Life

Pulmonary rehabilitation programs can ease shortness of breath, and improve exercise capacity and quality of life in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a recent meta-analysis. Additionally, the study revealed that mind-body exercises, such as tai chi and yoga, can significantly improve lung function in these…

AirPhysio Device Now Available for Home Delivery in US

Patients in the U.S. with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other respiratory conditions may now have their own AirPhysio device from Life Wellness Healthcare delivered to their homes, thanks to an update the company made to its online store. This update will allow patients to order the…

Study: Assessment for COPD Severity Should Be Race-neutral

The method used for assessing the severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and diagnosing other lung diseases should be made race-neutral, as opposed to the current one that includes racial adjustments in defining normal lung function, according to a recent study. The study found no differences in event…

Wellinks Raises $25M to Boost Access to Its Digital Healthcare Tools

Wellinks, a digital healthcare company, has closed a $25-million funding round to expand access to its integrated, virtual management system for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It offers a combination of pulmonary rehabilitation with personalized coaching and monitoring through connected devices, such as the Flyp nebulizer, spirometer, and…