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What to know about acidosis
Acidosis refers to high levels of acid in the body. If the body becomes too acidic or too alkaline, this can cause serious health problems. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Should you work out when you are sick?
Although working out while sick may not sound enjoyable, it can be a way to alleviate mild symptoms. Learn about the benefits and risks of working out while sick here. (Medical News Today)

What's the link between anxiety and shortness of breath?
Shortness of breath is one possible symptom of anxiety. In this article, we look at why anxiety causes this symptom, how to tell whether it is the cause, and treatments. (Medical News Today)

Women and men at risk of different obesity-related conditions
A new study has found that women and men with obesity face different health risks, while the condition can lead to a range of complications for all. (Medical News Today)

What to know about a fish bone in the throat
Getting a fish bone stuck in the throat is not usually a serious issue, but it can cause some complications. Learn about the risks, the symptoms, and some tips on how to remove a fish bone stuck in the throat here. (Medical News Today)

First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs
New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may contribute to asthma. (Medical News Today)

What to know about influenza A
Influenza A is a common type of the flu virus. Here, we discuss its symptoms and how to treat and prevent this highly contagious virus. (Medical News Today)

Lung injury outbreak: CDC warn against certain vaping products
As the number of vaping-related lung injury cases in the U.S. reaches almost 1,300, the CDC warn of the dangers of some e-cigarettes and vaping products. (Medical News Today)

Human breath may significantly affect office air quality
New evidence suggest that humans unintentionally pollute office air by carrying and spreading harmful volatile compounds into the indoor environment. (Medical News Today)

Breath test for opioids shows promise in pilot study
A pilot study of a new test that detects opioid metabolites in exhaled breath has shown promising results. The next step is a larger validation study. (Medical News Today)

What to know about bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis is a lung infection that primarily affects infants but can also occur in adults. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. With early intervention, people usually recover well from bronchiolitis. (Medical News Today)

How does smoking weed affect a cold?
Some people claim that smoking cannabis can alleviate cold symptoms, while others say that it can make them worse. Learn about the potential benefits and disadvantages of smoking cannabis with a cold. (Medical News Today)

What are the effects of black mold exposure?
Black mold exposure is no more harmful than exposure to other forms of mold, but it may lead to health issues for certain people. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarette vapors, even without nicotine, may harm lungs
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells. (Medical News Today)

Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis
Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Safe home remedies for toddler cough
Many cough medicines are not safe for toddlers. However, gentle home remedies such as honey and ivy leaf can help ease a cough. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatments for a burning chest
There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the causes and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

How to relieve laryngitis symptoms at home
Laryngitis can cause pain and irritation in the throat. Although it will go away with time, many home remedies can speed up the healing process and ease bothersome symptoms. (Medical News Today)

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels?
New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously believed. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about chest infections
There are several types of chest infections, including bronchitis, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options in this article. (Medical News Today)

What causes tingling in the head?
Many things can cause tingling sensations in the head, from respiratory infections to multiple sclerosis. Read about these and more causes in this article. (Medical News Today)

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease
A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report. (Medical News Today)

Peak flow meters: A user's guide
A peak flow meter is a small device that measures the amount of breath a person can exhale in one forced breath. This article looks at their uses, benefits, results, and how to use them. (Medical News Today)

What to know about inhaled steroids
Inhaled steroids are often the best treatment for conditions that cause trouble breathing, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. This article provides an overview of inhaled steroids, including their types, side effects, dosages, and duration of action. (Medical News Today)

What to know about COPD and lung cancer
COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here. (Medical News Today)

Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory Condition
Title: Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory Condition
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 (Medicine Net)

omalizumab (Xolair)
Title: omalizumab (Xolair)
Category: Medications
Created: 5/27/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2019 (Medicine Net)

'Green Inhalers' Could Reduce Carbon Footprint: Study
Title: 'Green Inhalers' Could Reduce Carbon Footprint: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2019 (Medicine Net)

Bronchodilators (Drug Class)
Title: Bronchodilators (Drug Class)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 (Medicine Net)

Claritin (loratadine) vs. Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Title: Claritin (loratadine) vs. Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Category: Medications
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 (Medicine Net)

Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Title: Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/21/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2019 (Medicine Net)

Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk
Title: Fat Collects in Lungs, Raising Asthma Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 (Medicine Net)

A Parent's Guide to Managing Kids' Asthma During the Fall
Title: A Parent's Guide to Managing Kids' Asthma During the Fall
Category: Health News
Created: 10/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/14/2019 (Medicine Net)

Three-Drug Inhaler May Be an Advance for Asthma Patients
Title: Three-Drug Inhaler May Be an Advance for Asthma Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/2/2019 (Medicine Net)

For Kids With Asthma, Depression Makes ER Visit More Likely
Title: For Kids With Asthma, Depression Makes ER Visit More Likely
Category: Health News
Created: 9/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/30/2019 (Medicine Net)

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Make Asthma Worse
Title: Flavored E-Cigarettes May Make Asthma Worse
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2019 (Medicine Net)

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