Latest Respiratory tract Stories
The most common cause of lower respiratory tract infections in infants and young children, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), can be transferred during pregnancy to an unborn baby.
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that tells cells to develop multiple cilia, tiny hair-like structures that move fluids through the lungs and brain.
Children who have their adenoids surgically removed do not get fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis and colds.
Pregnant women who consumed seven servings per day of fruits and vegetables moderately reduced risk of upper respiratory infection, U.S.
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