Respiratory conditions impact the lungs and the ability to breath. In this section, find out about the symptoms and treatment of apnea, orthopnea and more.
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According to scientists, T-cells have been steadily changing the pandemic picture and are one reason for optimism that the pandemic may soon be behind us.
By Luke O'Neill
The World Trade Center dust consisted of a dangerous mixture of particles, asbestos and a class of chemicals called persistent organic pollutants, and it's still causing health problems for survivors.
New data released today from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is behind the agency's updated mask guidelines. What so alarmed the CDC that it's telling even the vaccinated to wear masks again?
What in the world is monkeypox, and should Americans be worried about another contagious virus spreading across the U.S. and Europe?
Anosmia, or the loss of the ability to detect one or more smells, is a common symptom of upper respiratory viral infections. It might also be a way to tell if you have novel coronavirus.
The branding on cigarette boxes steers smokers who pick up the packs. But without it, smokers aren't as keen on taking a drag.
Genetic mutations in ancient Vikings protected them from parasites, but contribute to our modern susceptibility to lung diseases COPD and emphysema.
Studies presented at the 2016 AAAS meeting find an impact on immune system genes and on the potential for artherosclerosis.
The life expectancy for someone with emphysema depends on many factors, including the severity of the condition. Learn more about the life expectancy for someone with emphysema from this article.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is bacteria that infect immunocompromised people, and can cause pneumonia, and chronic respiratory problems in vulnerable people. Learn more about pseudomonas aeruginosa and its relationship to respiratory infections from this article.
Bronchitis is characterized by inflammation of the larger airways leading into the lungs. Learn more about the problems and conditions of bronchitis from this article.
Exercise training has many positive effects on people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Learn more about the effects of exercise training on physical functioning patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by reading this article.