New way to predict COPD progression; new treatment may be on the horizon

Posted by on May 15, 2016 10:37 pm
Categories: health

New research has found that a process initiated in white blood cells known as neutrophils may lead to worse outcomes for some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The discovery may help identify patients at higher risk for COPD progression, who might also show little benefit from standard treatments.

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