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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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New Strategies to Prevent Pneumococcal Meningitis
Pneumococcal infections are often caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. A research team from Karolinska Institutet, has recently identified that blockin.....
New Insights On Lung Cells Help Identify Strategies for Pneumonia Treatment
Respiratory infections in people often leave behind an immunological memory that could influence their response to later infections. A research team f.....
Inhaled Corticosteroids May Increase Pneumonia Risk in Asthma People
Inhaled corticosteroid medications are used as an effective treatment for asthma people. These people were found to be linked with an increased risk o.....
Commonly Used Sedatives Linked to Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer’s Patients
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New Avenues Open Up for Treating Pneumonia
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  • Pathogens are increasingly becoming resistant to treatment and the choice of antibiot.....


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