The Alpha-1 Story


In this Alpha-1 Foundation video shared in 2015, find out more about the rare genetic condition Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency from patients who have been diagnosed with the disease.

Characteristics of bronchiectasis patients differ depending on the underlying cause. Find out more. 

Affecting approximately 100,000 people in the US, this little-known disease is now been linked to bronchiectasis. A study found that a woman in Munich, Germany, was treated for bronchiectasis as a result of a new cause of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. 

Study reveals the risk factors identified for bronchiectasis in COPD patients. Read more here.

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