Quantcast

Latest Pulmonology Stories

2013-12-17 23:19:53

Nation’s leading respiratory hospital and renowned New York-based health care system develop joint venture to provide care and research focused on respiratory and related diseases.

2013-12-12 10:33:22

A new guideline has provided an updated definition of severe asthma along with new recommendations for treating the condition.

2013-11-27 15:20:34

A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should remain in use.

2013-11-19 23:32:03

Achieve is conducting a safety and efficacy study on a new combination asthma treatment versus an inhaled treatment for adolescents and adult


Latest Pulmonology Reference Libraries

0_f9fe10c6664d20ba0d9091907b66a65f
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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.