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Lungs and Respiration :
Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is caused by the inflammation the bronchi and its ensuing complications, such as the bronchi filling up with a sticky mucus. This impedes air flow into the lungs.

Medindia’s support group on Acute Bronchitis hosts a plethora of information on the respiratory condition, its causes, symptoms and treatment.

 

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New Insights Into Chronic Bronchitis Can Lead to Better Treatments
In chronic bronchitis, mucus thickening is abnormally high due to the concentration of mucins and was found that high mucin concentrations are linked .....
Respiratory Infection can Act as a Trigger for a Heart Attack
The risk of having a heart attack is 17 times higher in the seven days following a respiratory infection, claimed a recent study.

The Uni.....
Potential New Compound to Treat Chronic Bronchitis and Other Lung Diseases
Highlights
  • Receptor for advanced glycan end-products (RAGE)-specific antagonist chemical comp.....
Monoclonal Antibody Given to Preterm Infants Reduces Wheezing Up to 6 Years of Age
Preterm babies are given the monoclonal antibody palivizumab to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. These babies also appear less l.....
Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Respiratory Infection in Older Adults
Highlights
  • Older adults who live in long-term care facilities are at high risk for respirator.....


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