Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood

Early-life events, such as the exposure to air pollutants, increase the risk of chronic lung disease in young adulthood, according to new results by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, published in the European ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delhi fears the worst amid smog cloud and coronavirus wave

A steady stream of patients is coming out of New Delhi's brownish atmosphere for treatment at the Breathe Better clinic, where lung specialist Davinder Kundra is confronting what he calls the "double whammy" of deadly smog ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bronchitis in early childhood linked to later lung disease

(HealthDay)—Children who have bronchitis at least once before the age of 7 years are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bronchitis as a child predicts worse lung health in middle age

People who had bronchitis at least once before the age of seven are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to new research presented at the 'virtual' European Respiratory Society International Congress.

Radiology & Imaging

Abnormal imaging findings key to EVALI diagnosis in vapers

Pulmonary imaging is important in the diagnosis of the acute lung injury associated with vaping, known as electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI), according to a special review article published ...

Health

The nicotine in e-cigarettes appears to impair mucus clearance

E-cigarette vaping with nicotine appears to hamper mucus clearance from the airways, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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Chronic bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is a chronic inflammation of the bronchi (medium-size airways) in the lungs. It is generally considered one of the two forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is defined clinically as a persistent cough that produces sputum (phlegm) and mucus, for at least three months in two consecutive years.

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