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Lung Diseases

Lung Diseases

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 6:24

Lung diseases are conditions in which some function of the lung is adversely affected. In some cases, the problem is in the gas exchange process at the membrane between the alveoli and blood - impeding efficient uptake of oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide. In other cases, the ...

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Dust Allergy

Dust Allergy

Saturday, March 26, 2011 6:26

Dust allergy is quite common. Common-sense approaches to allergies usually involve avoidance of allergens; dust, however, is impossible to avoid. The presence of dust in our living environments can be reduced through good cleaning habits, air filters, removing one's shoes at the door to the outside, and other ...

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Flu Symptoms in Children

Flu Symptoms in Children

Friday, March 18, 2011 3:29

The symptoms of flu in children are remarkably similar to those of a cold and other viral illnesses. So it's not always easy to tell whether your child has the flu, which is caused by a specific bug, the influenza virus....

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Nose Acne

Nose Acne

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:57

Acne spares none' is one self-composed adage that I would like to feature in here. Acne is a condition that chases individuals from all walks of life. It gets obsessed with you from the day you step into your teens, hounds you well into your twenties and badgers ...

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Chest Cold

Chest Cold

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:56

A chest cold, also called bronchitis, often occurs when an upper respiratory infection such as the common cold spreads to the airways of the lungs. Invasion by Streptococcus pneumonia or Haemophilus influenza may follow and complicate the initial viral infection. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, ...

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Bronchial Infection

Bronchial Infection

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 0:49

Bronchial infection, more commonly referred to as bronchitis, is a form of viral infection. The virus attacks the bronchial tubes that lead to the airway, inflaming them and making it hard to breathe. Most times, an increase in the amount of mucus will lead to additional clogging of ...

Diagnosing Celiac Disease

Diagnosing Celiac Disease

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 7:19

The celiac or coeliac disease or gluten insensitive enteropathy is a side effect of a genetic anomaly in the human genome, which makes the body intolerant to foods containing gliadin, a component of gluten. This intolerance to gliadin manifests itself through a vicious attack by the immune system, ...

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Flu Symptoms vs Cold Symptoms

Flu Symptoms vs Cold Symptoms

Saturday, January 29, 2011 1:46

The most commonly misdiagnosed conditions in medicine are cold and flu. These two conditions are sometimes wrongly interchangeably used to refer to any kind of mild infection of the upper respiratory tract....

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Asthma

Asthma

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:22

Asthma: While talking about the disease, we come to know that it is one of the most common diseases of respiratory system. The source of asthma can be different. It can be because of excessive exercise or stress or some allergies can be the reasons too. The tubes ...

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Lungs Anatomy

Lungs Anatomy

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 0:48

The lungs are the essential organs of respiration; they are two in number, placed one on either side within the thorax, and separated from each other by the heart and other contents of the mediastinum. ...

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