Hemoglobin May Be Promising Biomarker of Clinical Outcomes

Hemoglobin May Be Promising Biomarker of Clinical Outcomes

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Hemoglobin May Be Promising Biomarker of Clinical Outcomes

Hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen in blood, may be a promising biomarker to assess the clinical outcomes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a large U.S.-based study has found. The findings indicate that unusually high or low levels of hemoglobin were linked to worse clinical outcomes. According to the scientists, “these findings lay the foundation for research regarding potential therapeutic targeting of haemoglobin in management of COPD.” The study, “Haemoglobin as a…

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