Persistent childhood asthma linked to COPD

Posted by on May 12, 2016 1:06 am
Categories: health

In the largest and longest US analysis of persistent asthmatics to date, investigators have found a link between persistent childhood asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in early adulthood. The study found that early lung function predicts lung growth later in life, regardless of asthma treatment and smoking exposure.

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