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Acute Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis is caused by the inflammation the bronchi and its ensuing complications, such as the bronchi filling up with a sticky mucus. This impedes air flow into the lungs.

Medindia’s support group on Acute Bronchitis hosts a plethora of information on the respiratory condition, its causes, symptoms and treatment.


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Childhood Bronchitis may Negatively Affect Lung Health in Middle Age
People who suffered from bronchitis at least once before the age of 7 are more likely to develop lung disease in later life, reports a new study. The .....
Bronchitis as a Kid can Predict Worse Lung Health in Middle Age
Adult lung disease may originate in early childhood, and that childhood bronchitis could adversely affect lung health in middle age, finds a new study.....
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Influenza and pneumonia vaccinations can prevent respiratory infections, especially for people with diseases like heart failure, reports a new study. .....
BPA Exposure in the Womb Linked to Wheezing
Babies exposed to chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in the womb were found to suffer with wheezing and poorer lung function, according to research presented .....
Antibiotic Stewardship Refines Prescription For Respiratory Infection
Drug overuse in acute respiratory infection (ARI) can be controlled in the emergency department (ED) and urgent care center (UCC) settings by antibiot.....

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