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  1. Pneumonia

    05 Sep 2018

    Anyone can get pneumonia, but young children and the elderly are most susceptible...

  2. Asthma explained

    22 Aug 2018 Asthma explained

    Asthma cannot be cured, but with good management people with asthma can lead normal, active lives...

  3. Lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    19 Jul 2018

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the collective term for a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing...

  4. Emphysema

    19 Jul 2018

    Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dusts...

  5. Respiratory system

    06 Jul 2018

    The respiratory system takes up oxygen from the air we breathe and expels the unwanted carbon dioxide...

  6. Flu (influenza)

    Flu (influenza)

    Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is...

  7. Pleurisy

    06 Jun 2018

    Treating any infection of the upper respiratory tract quickly will reduce the risk of developing pleurisy...

  8. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    06 Jun 2018

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill...

  9. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

    30 May 2018

    CPR is a life-saving skill that everyone should learn from an accredited organisation...

  10. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis

    17 May 2018

    Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener granulomatosis is a rare condition that targets the arteries, veins and capillaries of the kidneys and the respiratory system...