Oncology & Cancer

FDA warns against long-term azithromycin use for some

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with cancers of the blood or lymph nodes who undergo a donor stem cell transplant not to take azithromycin, as long-term use of the antibiotic has been ...

Pediatrics

High-flow O2 therapy feasible for infants with bronchiolitis

(HealthDay)—High-flow oxygen therapy may be more effective than standard oxygen therapy in preventing care escalation among infants with bronchiolitis treated outside an intensive care unit, according to a study published ...

Pediatrics

Finding the root cause of bronchiolitis symptoms

Every winter, doctors' offices and hospital emergency rooms fill with children who have bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small airways in the lung. It's responsible for about 130,000 admissions each year. Sometimes these ...

page 1 from 4

Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs. It usually occurs in children less than two years of age and presents with coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. This inflammation is usually caused by viruses. Treatment is typically supportive but may involve the use of nebulized epinephrine or hypertonic saline.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA