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Medical News Today: What is sputum?

Sputum is a kind of thick mucus that is produced by the lungs when they are diseased or damaged. Learn about the types of sputum, and when to see a doctor. Read More

Medical News Today: Restrictive lung disease: Types, causes, and treatment

Restrictive lung disease prevents the lungs from expanding fully. Learn about different types, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and treatment options. Read More

Medical News Today: Benefit of caffeine on preemie lungs endures into childhood

A trial that is unlikely to be repeated shows that the short-term benefit to lung function of treating preterm babies with caffeine persists to age 11. Read More

Medical News Today: Heavy breathing: Ten causes and treatments

Heavy breathing can have a range of possible causes. In this article, learn about heavy breathing, why it happens, and how it can be treated. Read More

Medical News Today: Pneumothorax: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Pneumothorax occurs when air gets in between the lung and the chest wall, causing the lung to collapse. Learn more about its diagnosis and outlook. Read More

Medical News Today: Pleural effusion: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment

Pleural effusion may be caused by many disorders, but what is it? Learn about the symptoms of pleural effusion, the diagnosis, and the outlook. Read More

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. Read More

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