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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs usually caused by an infection. Pneumonia often follows infection of the upper respiratory tract, and the main symptoms are fever, chills, pain in the chest, and labored breathing. Untreated, pneumonia can be deadly.

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Link Between Psychiatric Drugs and Increased Pneumonia Risk
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Intake of prescribed opioids raises the risk of pneumonia in individuals with and without HIV, according to a new Yale-led study.

The study.....
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Inner mechanisms of cells that trigger pneumonia in humans are being studied here in this study. It has been found that the influenza virus impairs ou.....
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