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Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident
...med and starts to swell. Sometimes sticky mucus or phlegm
builds up which can further narrow the airways. But it is not clear exactly what makes the airways of people with asthma inflamed in the first place. The inflamed airways may be due to a combination of things. We know that if other people in the f...
Ireland’s Smoke Ban Seems To Do The Tric
...o demonstrated significant reductions in cough and phlegm
production. A significant observation was that smokers' health was not found to improve. Smoking bans are already in place in Wales and Scotland. Northern Ireland will follow suit on 30 April, while England's ban comes into force on 1 July. Sa...
TB Cases on the Rise
... night sweats, a persistent cough and blood in the phlegm
Long-term Marijuana Smoking Leads to Respiratory Complaints
...ch as increased respiratory// symptoms like cough, phlegm
and wheeze, according to a new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States, and abuse of the drug is on the rise. The study is published in today’s Archives of Internal Medic...
Simple Test Detects Genetic Signs of Lung Cancer in a Patient’s Sputu
DNA coughed up along with phlegm
could point to lung cancer, say researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine// who are developing an inexpensive and non-invasive gene probe to help diagnose early stage lung cancer in current and former smokers. In the January 15 is...
Cough and Phlegm Cause Fourfold Increase in COPD Incidence
...ates showed that the presence of chronic cough and phlegm
among study participants was an independent and st...esults show that the presence of chronic cough and phlegm
is not an innocent symptom, but is an early marker of airflow obstruction,” said Dr. Cerveri. In a...
Home Near a Main Road is a Host to Respiratory Problems
...ongested road stood a 15 % chance of battling with phlegm
in their airways and were 34% likely to suffer wheezing and breathing difficulties. Congestion on arterial roads due to traffic, gravely affected the respiratory health for men in particular and even for those who had never smoked....
Dogs aggravate asthma in kids
...t to analyze the connection between chronic cough, phlegm
production (bronchitis) and dog & cat ownership in...hern Californnia. Significant increase in cough, phlegm
production and bronchitis responses to the measured pollutants, like nitrogen dioxide, ozone, partic...
China Confirms The First Case Of Human Bocavirus Infection
...Prevention (CDC) said, that 6 of the 72 samples of phlegm
taken from children who were around the ages of 12 months or younger have tested positive. He also explained that the tests were taken since last October. Zhaojun further stated that HboV is generally likely to cause infections in the respiratory s...
Second Hand Exposure To Smoke In Childhood Can Cause Respiratory Problems Later
...ormation on respiratory symptoms of chronic cough, phlegm
production and asthma diagnosis, as well as information on dietary intake. Source: Newswise...
Foods Rich In Flavonoids Effective In Prevention Of Cough
... more than 570 patients who experienced cough with phlegm
and more than 44,000 patients without the respiratory problem. Participants were given a food frequency questionnaire to determine if certain foods were associated with a reduced risk of respiratory symptoms. Results show fruits, such as apples and ...