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Scientists from the World Health Organization and Australia's RMIT University have determined that numerous studies provide clear evidence that herbal medicine improves the qualify of life among patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
The research comes from the World Health Organization's Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine and RMIT University's School of Health Sciences' Traditional and Complementary Medicine Program.
The researchers analyzed 27 studies that involved 1,966 patients. Of these, either the St. George Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) or Cai's Quality of Life Questionnaire was used to review the results of the application of traditional Chinese Medicine herbs on the COPD patients.