COPD articles

Pulmonary edema
Acute Pulmonary Edema - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Acute pulmonary edema (APE) is a medical emergency caused by leakage of water from the blood vessels into the lung tissue, making breathing difficult. In this paper we explain the causes, symptoms and treatment of acute pulmonary edema.
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COPD   Article saved: 16 May 2013
 
Cough
Cough - Causes and Treatment Cough is one of the most common symptoms found in medical practice. Besides being a sign of a possible respiratory disease, cough is also a vital defense mechanism of our airways. In this paper we explain how the cough arises and what its causes.
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COPD   Article saved: 05 July 2013
 
Smoker and radiation
Did You Know Cigarettes are Radioactive? The ordinary cigarette is a product composed initially of about 600 different substances. I say initially because, when lit, the combustion process generates a huge amount of new substances, making a single cigarette and its smoke contains over 7,000 different chemicals. Of these, 400 are notoriously toxic and at least 70 are known carcinogens, that is capable of causing cancer.
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COPD   Article saved: 20 January 2016
 
Pneumonia and tuberculosis lungs
Differences between Pneumonia and Tuberculosis Tuberculosis and pneumonia are two distinct forms of lung infection sharing some signs and symptoms in common, why can lead to misdiagnosis.
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COPD   Article saved: 31 May 2016
 
Various stages of disease
Legionellosis - Legionnaire's Disease The legionellosis, also known as disease (s) Legionnaire (s) is a potentially serious infection caused by a bacterium called Legionella pneumophila. The Legionnaire's disease is an infection not contagious, which is usually acquired through inhalation of contaminated water particles with the Legionella bacteria and can cause atypical pneumonia.
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COPD   Article saved: 12 December 2015
 
Pneumonia
Pneumonia - Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Pneumonia is the name we give to lung infection. To be more precise, pneumonia is an infection of the lung tissues and their alveoli.
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COPD   Article saved: 17 February 2013
 
Pneumonia cough
Pneumonia Is Contagious? Lets get it by answering the title question: pneumonia contagious?
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COPD   Article saved: 27 December 2015
 
Lungs
Pulmonary Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis   (5 comments) The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or simply COPD is a term used for a group of lungs diseases characterized by chronic obstruction of the airways within the lungs.
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COPD   Article saved: 10 March 2012
 
Smoking
Smoking Cigarettes - Costs, Dangers and Diseases Currently about 1 billion people worldwide are smokers, making the cigarette the leading cause of preventable death.
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COPD   Article saved: 06 January 2013
 
Symptoms of pneumonia
Symptoms of Pneumonia - Adults, Children and Elderly Pneumonia is the term used to describe the occurrence of infection in one or both lungs. There are over 100 types of microbes that can cause of pneumonia, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. Most cases, however, is caused by only 4 or 5 types of bacteria or viruses.
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COPD   Article saved: 16 March 2015
 
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