respiratory
Asthma

Persistent childhood asthma can develop into COPD


A study in this week’s NEJM adds to a growing body of evidence linking childhood asthma to the development of COPD in early adulthood.  The CAMP study of 684 children with persistent asthma discovered that by early adulthood three-quarters of the participants displayed an early decline in lung function and/or reduced lung growth. At the ...

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