Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Stocks List

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Date Stock Signal Type
2020-08-07 ADMP 1,2,3 Pullback Bullish Bullish Swing Setup
2020-08-07 ADMP Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup
2020-08-07 APLS Stochastic Reached Oversold Weakness
2020-08-07 DVAX Expansion Pivot Sell Setup Bearish Swing Setup
2020-08-07 DVAX New Downtrend Bearish
2020-08-07 DVAX Hammer Candlestick Bullish
2020-08-07 DVAX Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish
2020-08-07 HZNP Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength
2020-08-07 HZNP Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup
2020-08-07 HZNP New 52 Week High Strength
2020-08-07 HZNP Volume Surge Other
2020-08-07 HZNP Wide Range Bar Range Expansion
2020-08-07 INGN NR7 Range Contraction
2020-08-07 INGN Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup
2020-08-07 INGN Calm After Storm Range Contraction
2020-08-07 INGN 50 DMA Resistance Bearish
2020-08-07 PULM Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction
2020-08-07 VRNA Crossed Above 20 DMA Bullish
2020-08-07 VRNA Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish
2020-08-07 VTVT 20 DMA Resistance Bearish

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow. The main symptoms include shortness of breath and cough with sputum production. COPD is a progressive disease, meaning it typically worsens over time. Eventually everyday activities, such as walking or getting dressed, become difficult. Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are older terms used for different types of COPD. The term "chronic bronchitis" is still used to define a productive cough that is present for at least three months each year for two years.Tobacco smoking is the most common cause of COPD, with factors such as air pollution and genetics playing a smaller role. In the developing world, one of the common sources of air pollution is poorly vented heating and cooking fires. Long-term exposure to these irritants causes an inflammatory response in the lungs, resulting in narrowing of the small airways and breakdown of lung tissue. The diagnosis is based on poor airflow as measured by lung function tests. In contrast to asthma, the airflow reduction does not improve much with the use of a bronchodilator.Most cases of COPD can be prevented by reducing exposure to risk factors. This includes decreasing rates of smoking and improving indoor and outdoor air quality. While treatment can slow worsening, no cure is known. COPD treatments include smoking cessation, vaccinations, respiratory rehabilitation, and often inhaled bronchodilators and steroids. Some people may benefit from long-term oxygen therapy or lung transplantation. In those who have periods of acute worsening, increased use of medications and hospitalization may be needed.As of 2015, COPD affected about 174.5 million (2.4%) of the global population. It typically occurs in people over the age of 40. Males and females are affected equally commonly. In 2015, it resulted in 3.2 million deaths, up from 2.4 million deaths in 1990. More than 90% of these deaths occur in the developing world. The number of deaths is projected to increase further because of higher smoking rates in the developing world, and an aging population in many countries. It resulted in an estimated economic cost of $2.1 trillion in 2010.

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