Pneumonia causes

Causes, symptoms and treatment of pneumonia

By Dr Srinivas Jakka Pneumonia continues to be the leading killer of children globally, with India accounting for 20% of these deaths and a higher burden of childhood pneumonia than any other country. At present, India has the largest population of children ( To enable these children to lead healthy and productive lives, it is […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Symptoms of Covid Pneumonia: Five Warning Signs That Lungs Are Damaged

Most people who catch the coronavirus have a mild or moderate reaction, especially with the protection provided by Covid vaccines and boosters. However, hospital admissions are on the increase. The latest government data showed there had been 1,055 hospital admissions on November 2; this is a three percent increase from the previous week. People with […]

Pneumonia symptoms

What is pneumonia? Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

How do you get pneumonia? Most of the germs that cause infection are passed from person to person through droplets, coughing or sneezing. Young children and people over 65 are most vulnerable to pneumonia, notes the Mayo Clinic. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), you are also at a higher risk […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Symptoms of pneumonia that you shouldn’t ignore

Getting the flu and COVID-19 vaccine helps protect you from pneumonia caused by these viruses. And the pneumococcal vaccine — recommended for all people 65 years of age and over — prevents a common type of bacterial pneumonia that has a high death rate in the elderly. Anytime you experience a new, persistent symptom, it’s […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Elton John on Symptoms of Foot Pneumonia

In light of the release of her new album, The Lockdown Sessions, the star has collaborated with the biggest names in music including Nicki Minaj and Stevie Wonder. But when it comes to his long-awaited and postponed tour, the delays seem to keep coming. One of those delays occurred in New Zealand when the star […]

Pneumonia diagnosis

Fujifilm India Introduces AI Software for COVID-19 Pneumonia Diagnosis

Fujifilm India has partnered with Bangalore-based multi-specialty private healthcare provider Sakra World Hospital to launch new AI-enabled software to help doctors diagnose COVID-19 pneumonia. WHAT HE DOES The COVID-19 Pneumonia Image Analysis Program automatically analyzes the chest CT images and displays the results. It includes the Fujifilm SYNAPSE 3D Image Archiving and Communication System, a […]

Pneumonia prevention

Pointers for the prevention of pneumonia | York Press

Calf pneumonia or bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is a complex multifactorial disease typically seen in housed young calves. BRD causes inflammation and damage to the lungs and airways that is often irreversible. Now is the time to start planning your pneumonia prevention strategy before housing and before inclement weather arrives. There are many viruses and […]

Pneumonia prevention

Probiotic flops for the prevention of ventilator-assisted pneumonia

For critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), administration of a probiotic failed to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), a multinational randomized trial showed. In an analysis of over 2,500 mechanically ventilated patients, the incidence of VAP was 21.9% in the group receiving a Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (L. rhamnosus GG) probiotic and 21.3% in […]

Pneumonia symptoms

Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is a lung infection that can range from mild to so severe that you need to go to a hospital. This happens when an infection causes the air sacs in your lungs (your doctor will call them alveoli) to fill with fluid or pus. This can prevent you from inhaling enough […]

Pneumonia prevention

AstraZeneca tosses rights to pneumonia prevention drugs for $ 11 million upfront, but keeps tabs on the game

AstraZeneca offloads pneumonia prevention drug to Aridis Pharmaceuticals through worldwide license agreement, which will net Big Pharma $ 11 million in cash and another $ 115 million down the line. Usually these deals go the other way, with a large company taking over the rights to a smaller biotech candidate, but in this case the […]