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Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD may reduce death risk of pneumonia
Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD may reduce death risk of pneumonia (May 25, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Florida - Inhaled corticosteroids for COPD may reduce death risk of pneumonia, according to research presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis comprised of 29 randomized trials and six observational studies. Results showed that inhaled corticosteroids actually increased risk of pneumonia in COPD patients, but also reduced the risk of both pneumonia-associated and overall mortality.
 
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