COPD, Asthma, and Overlap: 6 New Studies

Leo Robert

Not all that glitters is GOLD, prevalence of asthma-COPD overlap in primary care, and 4 more new studies in COPD, asthma, and overlap highlighted. 

Key results from the first study to compare the 2019 Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) recommendations to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) prescribing patterns, novel loci help explain respiratory diseases, asthma-COPD overlap (ACO) and comorbidities shown to be common in primary care-these are some of the latest developments in COPD, asthma, and ACO research. Scroll through the slideshow below to find concise summaries of key points.