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Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity were among the significant risk factors, a new study found.

The research involved more than 4,000 women with asthma in Canada who were followed for about 14 years after being diagnosed with the condition. During that time, 42 percent of the women developed COPD.

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