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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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Measuring Respiratory Rate Often Overlooked in Prognosis of Pneumonia
Pneumonia, a severe lung infection, is the most common disease calling for hospital admission, and more than one out of ten pneumonia patient die of t.....
Immune Molecule of Cancer can Help Fight Pneumonia
Patients with pneumonia can be benefited with the tip of an immune molecule known for its skill at fighting cancer, report scientists.

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'Body Clock' Makes Drugs for Treating Asthma, Pneumonia Ineffective: Study
Drugs widely used to cure lung diseases, like asthma and pneumonia, work with the body clock, which makes them ineffective, found a new study.
Postoperative Pneumonia Prevention Program in Surgical Ward Examined by Study
Postoperative pneumonia prevention program for patients in surgery can lower the cases of the condition and also reduce increased cost of care and com.....
Combining Azithromycin With Antibiotics can Reduce Mortality Rate Among Older Adults With Pneumonia
Combining azithromycin with other antibiotics in treating older patients hospitalized with pneumonia has been linked with significantly lower risk of .....


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