Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) is a genetic (inherited) condition – it is passed from parents to their children through their genes. Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.
The World Trade Center Health Program has added COPD to the list of conditions that it covers for first responders after the Sept. 11 terrorist...
An Alpha who was initially told that he would die from Alpha-1 has received a successful lung transplant.
New clinical recommendations have been published to guide doctors and other healthcare providers on how to properly diagnose and treat Alphas.
Alpha-1 Foundation representatives traveled to The White House this week to advocate better forms of detection and treatment for Alphas.
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