In young people it is necessary to apply early diagnosis through spirometry to study the health of their lungs, a test that can be done at the age of 6-8, when entering university or when obtaining a driver’s license .
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory condition that affects not only male smokers, as was traditionally believed, but also women and youth, known in new terminology as youth COPD (or Young COPD). , In English) . Smoking is… + read more
Premature babies more likely to develop asthma or COPD as adults
The most common problems that premature babies face after birth include respiratory problems. +Read more
One in five respiratory deaths in adults may be linked to childhood respiratory tract infections
Evidence suggesting the origins of chronic diseases in adults, many of them beginning in childhood, helps challenge the stigma that deaths from diseases such as COPD are related to lifestyle factors. +Read more
COPD patients are 61% more likely to die after major surgery
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who undergo major surgery are 61% more likely to die in the year following the operation. +Read more
New results support early intervention with Trixio for treatment of COPD
Real-life results from the EROS study show that early initiation of budesonide/glycopyrronium/formoterol fumarate treatment is associated with a reduced risk of future exacerbations in patients with COPD. +Read more
They propose a new definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that incorporates more aspects of the pathology.
More specifically considering a range of aspects in this definition may improve the diagnosis and control of COPD and increase the accuracy of future research on this pathology. +Read more
SEPAR recommends addressing COPD as a heterogeneous pathophysiology with five risk phenotypes
The prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases has increased by 40% between 1990 and 2017 and of these, COPD is the most prevalent. +Read more