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Lungs and Respiration :
Pneumonia

Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs usually caused by an infection. Pneumonia often follows infection of the upper respiratory tract, and the main symptoms are fever, chills, pain in the chest, and labored breathing. Untreated, pneumonia can be deadly.

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Increased Risk Of Pneumococcal Pneumonia In Adults Hospitalized During School Holidays
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Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) for pneumonia reduced length of hospital stay in adults 50 to 74 years old and lowered in-hospital mortality .....
New Model Explains How Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Occur
In some people who are infected with influenza A virus, the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus (S.aureus) can trigger severe or deadly secondary bacterial.....
Protein Boosts Immune System to Fight Pneumonia
How a protein can boost immune system's ability to battle pneumonia is being determined by researchers.

The finding may offer a new way f.....


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