Medical News Today: What causes a chronic cough?
A chronic cough is one that lasts for 8 weeks in adults or 4 weeks in children. It may produce mucus or be dry and tickle the throat. Common causes of a persistent cough include asthma and bronchitis. Less commonly, it can indicate lung cancer or heart problems. Learn more about causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes blood in sputum?
Seeing blood in sputum or mucus can be worrying, but it is usually not a cause for concern. If a person is young or generally healthy, these traces of blood are often caused by a mild infection or bronchitis. In serious cases, they can indicate a severe infection or lung cancer. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Spikes in air pollution can heighten risk of chest infections, research suggests
Study of PM2.5 levels in Utah suggests increase in diagnoses of viral infections such as bronchitis follows even brief upticks in pollutionEven short-term increases in air pollution are linked to a higher risk of developing viral chest infections that turn into conditions such as bronchiolitis, new research suggests.The study, carried out by scientists in the US, looked at levels of tiny particles in the air known asPM2.5s across eight locations along the Wasatch Front in Utah, including Salt Lake City. This area features a string of towns and is home the majority of the state ’s population and, due to various factor...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Pollution Science Environment Health Society US news UK news World news Bronchitis Source Type: news

5 Key Takeaways from Mesothelioma Expert Teleconference
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you’re likely seeking information and resources to learn more about the disease. A free one-hour mesothelioma teleconference is a great place to start. CancerCare recently hosted the “Advancements in the Treatment of Mesothelioma” workshop. The session featured five mesothelioma experts, including Dr. Hedy Kindler, director of the mesothelioma program at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation co-sponsored the teleconference, which is available online for free. All mesothelioma patients can benefit f...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 9, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of a bubbling feeling in the chest
A bubbling or gurgling feeling in the chest may have many possible causes. Causes could include asthma, atrial fibrillation, bronchitis, a collapsed lung, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or in rarer cases, a lung tumor. Learn more about the possible causes of a bubbling feeling in the chest here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

LES DENNIS: Saved from diabetes by Sports Relief
A few months ago, the father-of-three tipped the scales at 15 stone – three stone heavier than recommended for his height at 5ft 9in – and was feeling run-down after a long bout of bronchitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older Man with Cough and Shortness of Breath: A Surprising Diagnosis
Sometimes two things happen simultaneously. In this patient's case, the ECG offers clues to an event that happened to occur during an episode of bronchitis. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 8, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Brady Pregerson, MD Tags: Cardiovascular Diseases Myocardial Infarction Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news

Progressive Dyspnea & amp; Chronic Cough: One Disease or Two?
Beth is age 52, smokes 2 packs of cigarettes a day, gets breathless in cold weather, and has had " bronchitis " twice this year. What's your diagnosis? (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 2, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Jonathan Ilowite, MD Tags: Asthma COPD Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news

Health care convenience comes at a price
Stop me if you ’ve heard this one … You’ve worked all week while nursing what you think is bronchitis. Unable to take the time off work, you skip a trip to your primary care doctor and cross your fingers that the ailment clears on its own. By the time Friday afternoon rolls around, your condition begins to deteriorate and it’s now time to see the doctor. Only problem? Your family practitioner is now closed for the weekend.   Fortunately for you, the capital region is home to a plethora… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dr. John D. Bennett Source Type: news

Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Higher Fracture Risk
COPD -- often linked to smoking -- is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis. It is a progressive, debilitating illness that currently has no cure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She survived her first bout with the flu — but not the second
Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with influenza, along with bronchitis and strep, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost exactly a month […]Related:This flu season has now reached pandemic levels (but it’s not technically a pandemic)A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found it...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She survived her first bout with the flu — but not the second
Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with influenza, along with bronchitis and strep, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu, and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost exactly a month […]Related:This flu season has now reached pandemic levels (but it’s not technically a pandemic)A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found i...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She survived her first bout of the flu — but not the second
Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Just days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with Type A Influenza, along with bronchitis and strep throat, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost […]Related:A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found its heart.Robin Williams’s suicide was followed by a sharp rise in ‘copyc...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bronchitis (Acute) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Remedies, and Cures
Title: Bronchitis (Acute) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Remedies, and CuresCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - February 7, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Chronic Bronchitis (Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Remedies)
Title: Chronic Bronchitis (Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Remedies)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/30/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - January 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

GP workload soars as seasonal illness compounds growing flu crisis
Last week's huge rise in flu presentations was matched by similar increases in other respiratory diseases including asthma and acute bronchitis, piling yet more pressure onto GP workloads, the RCGP has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - January 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Influenza Source Type: news

The joy of cooking (and eating) after tracheomalacia
For most little kids, a trip to the supermarket is an annoying chore, made tolerable only by the opportunity to request sugary snacks as a reward. But when Charlotte McQueen accompanies her mother, Erin, to the store, it’s a journey marked by imagination and delight. “Mom, can we get that?” she asks, pointing to a can of pureed pumpkin. “Oh, and we’ll need marshmallows and we can make chocolate frosting. It will be a great cake!” At nearly 5 years old, Charlotte is an avid baker — a talent she picked up not at culinary school, but at the Yawkey Family Inn. There, a volunteer taught...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dori Gallagher Dr. Michael Manfredi Dr. Russell Jennings Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula posterior tracheopexy tracheomalacia Yawkey Fa Source Type: news

DEADLY mysterious gunky build-up in the lungs could be sign of bronchitis
BRONCHITIS symptoms are usually caused by flu, and disappear within weeks. However, if they linger, it could be chronic bronchitis. Signs of the condition include a sore throat and tiredness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cold and Flu: Prevention, Symptoms and Treatments
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, December through February is prime time for colds, influenza (flu), and other respiratory illnesses. Don’t let a cold or the flu ruin your holidays! Learn how to protect yourself and your family with these tips from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA): Get vaccinated against flu Wash your hands often Limit exposure to infected people Keep stress in check Eat a balanced diet Get enough sleep Exercise Symptoms Most viral respiratory infections, like a cold, come and go within a few days, with no lasting effects. But some cause serious health problems. In addition, people who u...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - December 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Consumer Health Health Professionals K-12 Public Health Source Type: news

Antibiotics for acute bronchitis
This Cochrane Review examined data from 17RCTs, and concluded there is limited evidence of benefit to support use of antibiotics. Antibiotics may have some beneficial effect in frail, elderly people but magnitude of benefit needs to be considered in context of potential side effects, resistance, and costs. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough symptoms: DEADLY mysterious gunky build-up in the lungs could be sign of bronchitis
BRONCHITIS symptoms are usually caused by flu, and disappear within weeks. However, if they linger, it could be chronic bronchitis. Signs of the condition include a sore throat and tiredness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough symptoms: What is the DEADLY mysterious gunky build up in the lungs?
BRONCHITIS symptoms are usually caused by flu and goes within weeks. However, if they linger, it could be chronic bronchitis. Signs of the condition include a sore throat and tiredness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pollution in India's Cities Draws Residents Back to Rural Life Pollution in India's Cities Draws Residents Back to Rural Life
Namita Singh's young daughter suffered from bronchitis when the family lived in the northern Indian city of Lucknow, where fumes from clogged traffic and a smoky haze every winter outweighed the charms of its Mughal architecture and famed cuisine.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Black mould and condensation: Could your house be giving you lung disease?
MOULD and damp in the home could cause a number of respiratory diseases, including asthma, bronchitis and lung disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Have Made Their First Attempt at Gene Editing Inside a Human Patient
(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool to cut his DNA in a precise spot. “It’s kind of humbling” to be the first to test this, said Madeux, who has a metabolic disease called Hunter syndrome. “I’m willing to take that risk. Hopefully it will help me and other people.” Signs of whether i...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marilynn Marchione / AP Tags: Uncategorized gene editing Genetics health Innovation onetime overnight Research Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Symptoms could be signs of THESE lung diseases
Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms could cause some lung conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, researchers have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paula Radcliffe urges at-risk groups to get flu jab
Despite her healthy lifestyle, the 43-year-old marathon runner and asthma sufferer has caught flu and  developed bronchitis. Vulnerable people risk complications including death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough symptoms? Mysterious gunky build up in the lungs could be DEADLY
BRONCHITIS is usually caused by flu and goes within weeks, however if symptoms linger it could be chronic bronchitis - a key cause of deadly lung condition, COPD, among smokers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These foods fight deadly lung disease
Your lungs are under constant assault. That’s why COPD is the third leading cause of death according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 15 million Americans have it. COPD is short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s a group of lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis. They constrict your airways. They make breathing difficult and can cause wheezing or coughing. Most doctors will tell you that smoking is the major culprit. But even if you never smoked you are still at risk of COPD. You see, our modern world is a big factor. Our air is full of chemicals. Bad air i...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Health Nutrition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD lung disease lungs Source Type: news

FDA OKs Glaxo's inhaler, first one to combine 3 medicines
The FDA approves the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Conventional household cleaners can kill you with increased risk of fatal lung disease
(Natural News) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a life-threatening condition that results in obstructed airflow and difficulty breathing. There are two main illnesses associated with COPD: Chronic bronchitis, which affects more than 10 million Americans, and emphysema, which over 4.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with. While the most common cause of COPD is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metalworking Fluids in Occupational Eosinophilic Bronchitis Metalworking Fluids in Occupational Eosinophilic Bronchitis
This case of non-asthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis highlights the pulmonary effects of workplace exposure to metalworking fluids.Thorax (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Lung disease warning: This common household product could be linked to COPD risk
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – is a common form of lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Airway Mucin Concentrations May Help Predict Chronic Bronchitis
Mean total mucin concentrations up in smokers with severe COPD, those with respiratory exacerbations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Airway Mucins May Predict COPD Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sputum concentrations show promise as chronic bronchitis biomarker (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - September 6, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Your NEJM Group Today: Eosinophilic Bronchitis Images / Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Guidelines / Washington Maternal-Fetal Medicine Opportunity (FREE)
By the Editors Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today:NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A 43-year-old … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Title: Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/23/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - August 24, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Often Fail Against Bronchitis
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 23, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Asthma, News, Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Acute Bronchitis, Steroids (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2017 -- Doctors sometimes prescribe a steroid for patients with bronchitis or other troublesome chest infections, but a new British study says the approach isn't warranted. " Our study does not support the continued use of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bronchitis
(Chronic) (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Occupational Pesticide and Herbicide Exposure Tied to Lung Disease Occupational Pesticide and Herbicide Exposure Tied to Lung Disease
Workers exposed to pesticides and herbicides on the job may be more likely than other people to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis and other breathing problems, an Australian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Occupational pesticide and herbicide exposure tied to lung disease
(Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to pesticides and herbicides on the job may be more likely than other people to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis and other breathing problems, an Australian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Damp, moldy homes tied to adult respiratory problems
(Reuters Health) - People living in homes with water damage, damp floors or visible mold are more likely to have chronic sinus problems and bronchitis, as well as allergies, asthma and other breathing disorders, according to a large study from Sweden. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bakaletz Lab biofilm work published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) The laboratory of Lauren Bakaletz, PhD, director, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and vice president of basic sciences, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's, studied the biofilm construction capabilities of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHI), a bacterium responsible for sinusitis, pneumonia, exacerbations of cystic fibrosis and COPD, bronchitis and ear infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Allergic and asthmatic bronchitis: Causes and treatments
Bronchitis occurs when the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed. Learn more about the difference between asthmatic and allergic bronchitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Exercising with bronchitis: Is it safe?
In this article, learn about exercise and lung health. What are the considerations and precautions for exercising with acute and chronic bronchitis? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

9 Ways to remedy bronchitis at home
(Natural News) Bronchitis is not fun to deal with; you’ll cough, you’ll wheeze, and you’ll feel short of breath. Fortunately, this infection is manageable. There are several home remedies available that can help you deal with this irritating condition. From essential oils to warm teas, MedicalNewsToday.com states that these are the best ways to ease... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bronchitis: Is it contagious?
There are two types of bronchitis, acute and chronic. While both involve a wet, persistent cough, their causes can be different. When are they contagious? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news