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The relatively modest declines in lung function observed in the current study aren’t substantially not the same as those reported in the Understanding Potential Long-Term Impacts on Function with Tiotropium trial , in which the mean price of decline in FEV1 over a period of 4 years was 41 ml each year.8 In addition, when assessed according to the severity of airflow limitation, the rate of decline is apparently related to the GOLD stage inversely; this observation is in keeping with the findings in both the UPLIFT study and the Towards a Revolution in COPD Health study .7 Our study had several limitations. First, it included only patients with moderate, serious, or very serious COPD and therefore cannot identify factors worth focusing on that are connected with prices of decline in early-stage COPD.During follow-up, the prices of decline in memory space, thinking and problem-solving among those who were vitamin D-deficient and vitamin D-insufficient were larger than among people that have adequate levels of vitamin D, the researchers found. Levels of vitamin D weren’t significantly associated with decline in the memory space of things and events stored in long-term memory space or having the ability to perceive visual and spatial romantic relationships, the study found.