respiratory
COPD

Does COPD begin in childhood?


COPD is traditionally diagnosed in adults but research now shows that signs for its development can be identified earlier in life. To mark World COPD day paediatric pulmonologist Lystra Hayden explores the relationship between childhood pneumonia and COPD development in smokers. Are children with pneumonia at increased risk for future lung disease from smoking? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ...

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