The estimated incidence is 1 million cases per year, with most effusions caused by congestive heart failure, malignancy, infections, and pulmonary emboli. The estimated prevalence is 320 cases per 100,000 people in industrialized countries, with a distribution of etiologies related to the...
Phlegm a mucous accumulation in the lungs is very troublesome especially in winters as it chokes breathing. It's removal is tougher and disgusting to the patient.
Is there a difference between pneumonia, walking pneumonia and pneumonitis? What are their causes and how can these conditions affecting the lungs be treated?
It's hard to believe that people today still get pertussis but it happens more often than you think.
Trace the pathway a molecule of oxygen takes after it is inhaled through the nose.
Understanding and treating RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) in your children is the first step towards avoiding it altogether next time. Just about every adult and child will have RSV sometime in their lives and never know it. The symptoms are the same as the common cold. It's not scary at all.
Learn how a Bloodclot in your lung can cause serious medical problems. Learn the signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism and what the causes are.
After a pulmonary embolism or DVT many patients have no idea what they need to know or what questions that they should be asking their doctors. This is a list of questions that patients can take to their doctors after a pulmonary embolism.
Inflammation of the pleura without an effusion results in localized sharp pain made worse on deep inspiration, coughing and bending or twisting movements. Common causes are pneumonia, pulmonary infarct and carcinoma.
Cold viruses can be stopped through preventive and treatment methods, including cleaning techniques and traditional cooking spices that have centuries of success behind them.