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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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Predicting the Risk of Pneumonia in Older Adults can Now be Easy
Researchers developed a "prediction score" to help healthcare professionals determine which older adults might be most at risk for developing pneumoni.....
New Guidelines For Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
The new guidelines have been released for hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) by the American Thoracic Society.....
Newly Developed Pneumococcal Vaccine Watches Bacteria, Strikes Only When Needed
Pneumonia is the leading cause of death of children worldwide under the age of five, suggested the World Health Organization. Meningitis, sepsis and o.....
New Pneumococcal Vaccine Identifies 90 Strains of Bacteria
A new vaccine developed with a breakthrough approach allows pneumonia-causing bacteria to colonize inside the body, springing into action only if the .....
Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis Must for Heavy Smokers With Pneumonia
People who smoke and suffer from pneumonia have an increased risk of developing lung cancer, revealed a new study. Smoking causes approximately 85 per.....


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