Guest Blog: It’s Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month – Know the Symptoms of this Serious Lung Disease

To show our support for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month we are pleased to share a special guest blog from the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation explaining what the symptoms of the condition are and how to get diagnosed.  Persistent dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. These symptoms are sometimes associated with a passing virus, especially during the […]

Telomere Length Is Correlated With Quality Of Life In COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an age-related disease, with data supporting the notion that COPD is a systemic disease of accelerated aging. COPD is associated with oxidative stress, which becomes amplified during exacerbations and enhances telomere shortening. A recent 2018 study shows that participants with moderate-to-severe COPD who had shorter leukocyte telomere lengths were […]