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2013-09-10 14:12:14

A doctor from the UK has shown how an innovative music video can help increase awareness of how to treat asthma. Dr Tapas Mukherjee, from Glenfield Hospital in the UK, produced and starred in a music video to draw attention to new guidelines showing a better way of managing asthma. A study presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Congress in Barcelona today (10 September 2013), has demonstrated the success of this video and suggests that social media can be used to...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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