Owing to an alarming 4Mn deaths per year, COPD remains the 3rd largest cause of global mortality. The concern is magnified due to the challenge that no cure for this condition has been identified till date. The only solution offered is to manage the condition and offer relief to the otherwise rapidly progressing disease condition. Offering a cocktail of medications including bronchodilators, antibiotics, mucolytics etc. as management therapy, there has been the constant increase in the number of side effects such as headaches, palpitations, nervous tension, trembling, muscle cramps and so on.

A more unfortunate situation is that almost 30% of patients do not even respond to this therapy. NBI has thus embarked on the journey of identifying natural sources that can not just manage but provide a cure for COPD. In vitro results from preliminary studies have shown promising results at the molecular level.

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