For patients with asthma or COPD, PL554 has the potential to both reverse bronchodilation and reduce inflammation more quickly and with fewer adverse effects.
Indoor Heat, Air Quality Increase Symptoms in COPD
The combination of heat and in-home air pollutants is dangerous, but also modifiable, say authors of a new study.
COPD Exacerbations Inflate Lung Function Loss
But are acute respiratory events associated with a decline in lung function in smokers without airway obstruction?
Ins and Outs of COPD Bronchodilation
Responsiveness is consistent over the short term in individual patients but highly variable between patients.
Do High Levels of HDL Cholesterol Increase COPD Risk?
Findings reported at the European Respiratory Society meeting point to "yes;" the effect size of decline in FEV1 may surprise you.
Severe Childhood Asthma May Raise Risk of Later COPD
One-third of young adults (mid-20s) who had persistent asthma in childhood met GOLD criteria for obstructive lung disease.
Depression Decreases COPD Medication Adherence
Depression in COPD patients is one of the most common, yet least recognized comorbidities, with prevalence ranging from 17% to 44%.
5 New Things about COPD
Identifying risk, a promising mortality biomarker, and a new app for study recruitment—just a few of the latest developments in COPD research and patient care.
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