Medical research

Coughing mice and the fight against pertussis

Commonly known as whooping cough, pertussis is a respiratory disease that results from infection with the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. This ailment often affects children and is characterized by a severe and persistent ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can SARS-CoV-2 be detected in a few exhalations?

In a study published by Wiley in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, investigators could detect SARS-CoV-2 in the exhaled breaths and coughs of individuals with COVID-19.

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer: It is about more than smoking

World Cancer Day is February 4 and that makes this the ideal time to talk about lung cancer and smoking. Internationally, lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths and the World Health Organization estimates that ...

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