TB and COPD linked: researchers


TB and COPD link: lungs highlighted in orange
Australian scientists have shown an important link between two, previously unconnected lung diseases: TB and COPD. While COPD has long been considered a smoker’s disease, 30% of cases have never smoked. The Woolcock researchers scanned international scientific literature for a link between the two conditions. The results, released ahead of World TB Day on March

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