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    Genetic variant discovery could improve safety, effectiveness of drugs for asthma and COPD

    Saturday, March 17, 2018 -- Research from the University of Liverpool, published today in Lancet Respiratory Medicine, identifies a genetic variant that could improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, drugs that are used to treat a range of common and rare conditions including asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and HIV Infection

    Thursday, March 15, 2018 -- A recent review study investigated the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in those living with HIV. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (DPOC) is a condition where the lungs do not work as well as they did and patients gradually have more difficulty breathing. It is characterized by persistent respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation, usually caused […] The post Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and HIV Infection appeared first on Medical News Bulletin | Health News and Medical Research.