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Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, the tubes that carry air to your lungs, become inflamed. (For more information on the bronchial tubes and the airways. People who have bronchitis often have a cough that brings up mucus. Mucus is a slimy substance made by the lining of the bronchial tubes. Bronchitis also may cause wheezing (a whistling or squeaky sound when you breathe), chest pain or discomfort, a low fever, and shortness of breath. There are two main types of bronchitis: acute (short term) and chronic (ongoing).
New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

New Global Burden of Disease study estimates vast impact of asthma and COPD

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

High dose flu vaccine reduces risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations, study finds

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

Has California hit the brakes in regulating breath-robbing big rigs?

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

University of Birmingham secures NIHR funding to launch Global Health Research Group

Novel procedure to seal off lymphatic fluid leaks improves symptoms in patients with single-ventricle disease

Novel procedure to seal off lymphatic fluid leaks improves symptoms in patients with single-ventricle disease

Tianjiu therapy enhances daily quality of life for allergic rhinitis patients, study finds

Tianjiu therapy enhances daily quality of life for allergic rhinitis patients, study finds

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

When an insurer balks and treatment stops

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Sunovion’s New Drug Application to treat COPD patients

FDA issues Complete Response Letter for Sunovion’s New Drug Application to treat COPD patients

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

Clinical trial offers new hope for patients suffering from severe lung disease

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

UBC researchers uncover potential adverse reactions of common multiple sclerosis drug

Anti-smoking drug safe for COPD patients, research suggests

Anti-smoking drug safe for COPD patients, research suggests

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

Study finds high rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for low-risk Ontarian seniors

New test can quickly and accurately diagnose dangerous colistin-resistant bacteria

New test can quickly and accurately diagnose dangerous colistin-resistant bacteria

Common drugs, uncommon risks? Higher rate of serious problems after short-term steroid use

Common drugs, uncommon risks? Higher rate of serious problems after short-term steroid use

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

Electronic hookah kills 80% more lung cells than traditional counterpart

Electronic hookah kills 80% more lung cells than traditional counterpart

Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

Clinical study to examine whether antibiotics can be safe, effective alternative to appendectomy

FDA approves new nasal spray for adults who overproduce urine at night

FDA approves new nasal spray for adults who overproduce urine at night