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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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'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 .....
Azithromycin Treatment for Pneumonia Patients Raises Heart Attack Risk
Treatment for pneumonia patients that included azithromycin with other antibiotics was linked to a reduced risk of death, and an increased risk of hea.....
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine is Effective for Preventing Community-acquired Pneumonia, Say Researchers
A new study published in PLOS Medicine finds a 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is effective in reducing the number of new cases of like.....


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