- According to the WHO, 10 million people were diagnosed with tuberculosis worldwide in 2018.
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- Ever wonder why different ethnic groups have different nose shapes? New research suggests that nose shape evolved as a way to help our ancestors better adapt and survive in different environments.
- When it comes to fires, most people caught up in the flames actually die from smoke inhalation, not burns.
- Ahead of an annual climate change conference, UNICEF reported that air pollution causes or exacerbates disease in small children, and called for action.
- This is what happened to my breathing when I took salty yoga.
- Medical Daily looks at when you should and shouldn't use antibiotics.
- Researchers at UCLA have created three dimensional models of lungs in dishes using stem cells from the lung of patients with Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a first step towards accurate treatment.
- Drugmakers believe a new generation of smart devices with sensors will help monitor patients with asthma and chronic lung disease.
- Ovarian cancer, liver disease, and other deadly complications are more common among survivors of sexual violence, finds new study.
- Air pollution risks do not outweigh the benefits of active travel, such as walking and cycling.
Respiratory diseases encompass pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms, and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing. Respiratory diseases range from mild and self-limiting, such as the common cold, to life-threatening entities like bacterial pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and lung cancer.