What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for copd?

No cure. There is no cure for COPD, There are several things one can do to alleviate symptoms. In general the list is: 1) smoking cessation 2) Supplemental Oxygen in more severe disease 3) inhaled medications: there are multiple options, inhaled steroids, bronchodilators etc 4) pulmonary rehabilitation ( controlled exercise) 5) vaccinations for pneumonia and the flu. Discuss details with your doctor.

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What is the latest development for better treatment and possible cure for COPD?

Copd. There is no "cure" for copd, and unfortunately the medications for it can improve symptoms and reduce exacerbations but do not convincingly improve survival. Smoking cessation is by far the most important step in management. There are some new medications out, but nothing that really modifies the disease. Implantable "coils" are being studied and may offer improvement in symptoms for some. Read more...
No cures, There is no "cure" on the horizon for COPD, there are a number of treatments. including 1) inhaled medicines, including bronchodilators and anti inflammatory medicines ( Steroids) 2) oral antiinflammatory medicines like Daliresp 3) for severe disease there are surgical approaches like Lung reduction surgery or similar procedures Improvement in these basic treatments are ongoing, talk to your doc. Read more...