COPD patients could benefit with steroidsReduced mortality risk can be noticed in patients afflicted with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) when they are treated with inhaled steroids.

It was remarked by Christine Macie, MD, FCCP, Cambridge Hospital, Ontario, Canada and author of the study that patients on steroids are relatively better protected than those not making use of them.

Dr. Macie also remarked that inhaled corticosteroids could be highly effective to prolong lives of patients with COPD.