COPD has no cure but patients live longer and better

The Seminars of The Lancet provide an updated view of significant pathologies. Recently Dr. Marc Miravitlles, from the IDIBAPS team Applied research in respiratory diseases, participated in a review devoted to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), together with Marc Decramer and Wim Janssens from the University of Leuven (Belgium). The article reviews various aspects such as epidemiology, treatments and symptoms of the disease.