- Lots of presidents are known for their achievements, massive failures, and deaths. For some, however, the chronic medical conditions they battled through their lives show another side to their stories.
- Plenty of routine infections can lead to sepsis when your body starts to attack the intruder and ends up hitting its own internal organs. And it can be fatal.
- Ahead of an annual climate change conference, UNICEF reported that air pollution causes or exacerbates disease in small children, and called for action.
- Another reason to get your butt to a dentist regularly? It might lower the chances of getting pneumonia, suggests new research.
- The health issues of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump draw attention to the question of who should be vaccinated against pneumonia?
- Pneumonia can range from mild to life-threatening, and recovery depends on many factors.
- Hillary Clinton's health is brought back into question after a 'walking pneumonia' diagnosis.
- Pneumonia affects the lungs and results in mild to severe illness in people of all ages.
- The disease can become serious in a matter of hours and symptoms may last for months.
- You coughed up blood; now what? Here are five common explanations for this frightening symptom.
- A simple test could be all physicians need to determine if they need to prescribe antibiotics.
- If the patent is granted, Indian firms would not be able to produce affordable versions of it for domestic use or exports, MSF said.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung—especially affecting the microscopic air sacs — associated with fever, chest symptoms, and a lack of air space on a chest X-ray. Pneumonia is typically caused by an infection but there are a number of other causes. Typical symptoms include cough, chest pain, fever, and difficulty breathing.