Magdalena Kegel,  —

Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

Articles by Magdalena Kegel

Bronchiectasis in COPD Linked to Sinus Inflammation

Chronic inflammation of the sinus cavities is more common among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who also have bronchiectasis, underscoring the impact of chronic inflammation of the upper airways in more severe disease phases. The study, “Chronic rhinosinusitis is associated with higher prevalence and severity…

Bronchiectasis in COPD: Diagnosis, Treatment and Research Challenges

Early detectionof bronchiectasis among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could lead to better disease management and, in the long run, better survival. But researchers do not agree on the best way to manage these patients, emphasizing the need for more research in patients with the two conditions. Researchers…