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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease leads to premature senescence of the immune system & More Health News

Publicado em 15 maio 2022
A study conducted at the University of São Paulo’s Medical School (FM-USP) in Brazil, with results reported in an article published in the journal Immunity & Ageing, shows that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) leads to premature senescence (age-related impairment) of the immune system. The finding may help explain why COPD patients respond poorly to vaccines and are more susceptible to infectious processes, for example. COPD patients were found to exhibit a [...]