The Lung Microbiome Could Be Driving the Progression of COPD

February 13, 2024


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Either due to a history of smoking or exposure to air pollution and other chemical irritants, millions of people in the U.S. are at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD). According to researchers from the University of Michigan, there may be a correlation between diversity of microbes in the lower airways and the development of COPD.

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