Author Archives: Ana Pena, PhD

Airway Branch Variations Found That May Indicate Risk for COPD

Variations in the anatomy of airway branches may be used as indicators for people at higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study found. The team of researchers, funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), discovered…