Believe it or not, some people are allergic to their homes. Here are some things to consider if you think you may be, too.
In November of 2016 rye grass pollen stirred up by a thunderstorm triggered fatal asthma attacks in eight people and resulted in hospitalization of 8,500 more in Melbourne, Australia. "Thunderstorm asthma" can occur almost anywhere in the world.
In July 2016 over 70 villagers in the far north of Russia were sent to the hospital on suspicion of having contracted the deadly anthrax bacterium. One died. What has reawakened this deadly disease? Are you at risk?
CPAP devices are hard to tolerate for many people suffering from obstructive sleep apnea. Could special pacemakers be a solution instead?
A recent study has come up with a potential new steroid drug for the treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).
Treatment for pleurisy will depend on the underlying cause once it is identified. Typical treatment would include antibiotics to treat any infection present, pain medicines and anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the inflammation.
Using an e-cigarette is called ‘vaping’, and many health authorities are concerned that this could increase the number of people using them, as it is considered a trend, particularly amongst young people.
Potential risks of a vaccine are often what stop a parent from getting their child vaccinated. There have been many studies and discussions about side effects of various vaccinations, and this also includes the whooping cough vaccine.
You bought the gifts and planned the menu, but nothing ruins a holiday faster than getting sick. Learn which common winter illnesses to watch out for.
We all "know" that smoking causes chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but the fact is some non-smokers develop the condition, and some smokers do not. What makes the difference?