According to Healio (8/11, Welsh), a “population-based, cross-sectional study” that “evaluated data from 877 participants (mean age, 66.1 years; 71.5% men) from the 2014 and 2016 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys” identified “female sex…as a main risk factor for depressive symptoms in COPD.” The findings were published online May 28 in BMC Pulmonary Medicine. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)